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Catalogue of Feed Additives approved for Pet food in China (2013)

Announcement No. 21 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China – (Chinese only)

In order to meet the needs of pet food production and promote the development of the pet food industry, according to the "Administrative Regulations on Feed and Feed Additives", the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs decided to add 78 varieties of feed additives.

Category Common Name Scope
Amino acids, amino acid salts and analogs Methionine hydroxy analogs Extended to dogs and cats
Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Calcium Salt Extended to dogs and cats
L-cysteine hydrochloride Dogs and cats
Vitamins and Retinoids Vitamin K1 Dogs and cats
Choline Bitartrate Dogs and cats
Mineral elements and their complexes (chelates) Chromium Nicotinate Extended to dogs and cats
Yeast Chromium Extended to dogs and cats
Chromium Methionine Extended to dogs and cats
Chromium picolinate Extended to dogs and cats
Chromium Propionate Extended to dogs and cats
Zinc Glycinate Extended to dogs and cats
Zinc Lactate (zinc alpha-hydroxypropionate) Extended to dogs and cats
Copper Gluconate Dogs and cats
Manganese Gluconate Dogs and cats
Zinc Gluconate Dogs and cats
Ferrous Gluconate Dogs and cats
Ferric Pyrophosphate Dogs and cats
Magnesium Carbonate Dogs and cats
Calcium Glycinate Dogs and cats
Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide (EDDI) Dogs and cats
Enzyme Lysozyme (from egg-whites) Extended to dogs and cats
β-Galactosidase (from Aspergillus niger) Dogs and cats
Bromelain (from pineapples) Dogs and cats
Papain (from papaya) Dogs and cats
Pepsin from stomach tissues of pigs, calves, lambs, poultry) Dogs and cats
Typsin (from porcine or bovine pancreas) Dogs and cats
micro-organims Bacillus coagulans Extended to dogs and cats
Antioxydants Dilauryl Thiodipropionate Dogs and cats
Licorice Antioxidant Dogs and cats
D-isoascorbic Acid Dogs and cats
D-Sodium Erythorbate Dogs and cats
Phytic Acid Dogs and cats
Preservatives, mildew inhibitors and acidity regulators Sodium NitriteTable Note 1 Dogs and cats
Calcium Hydroxide Dogs and cats
Disodium EDTA Dogs and cats
Sodium Lactate Dogs and cats
Calcium Lactate Dogs and cats
Nisin Dogs and cats
ε-Polylysine Hydrochloride Dogs and cats
Dehydroacetic Acid Dogs and cats
Sodium Dehydroacetate Dogs and cats
Succinic Acid Dogs and cats
Potassium Carbonate Dogs and cats
Disodium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate Dogs and cats
Transglutaminase Dogs and cats
Trisodium phosphate Dogs and cats
Sodium Gluconate Dogs and cats
Colorant β-Carotene Extended to dogs and cats
Natural lutein (from Marigold) Extended to dogs and cats
Astaxanthin Extended to dogs and cats
Red Cochineal Dogs and cats
Red Iron Oxide Dogs and cats
Sorghum Red Dogs and cats
Monascus Red Dogs and cats
Red yeast Rice Dogs and cats
Chlorophyll copper sodium (potassium) salt Dogs and cats
Gardenia Blue Dogs and cats
Gardenia Yellow Dogs and cats
New Red Dogs and cats
Acid red Dogs and cats
Radish Red Dogs and cats
Lycopene Dogs and cats
Flavoring Trehalose Dogs and cats
Disodium Succinate Dogs and cats
Steviol Glycosides Dogs and cats
Disodium 5'-Ribonucleotide Dogs and cats
Binder, anti-caking agent, stabilizer and emulsifier Stearic Acid Extended to dogs and cats
Glycerol Extended to dogs and cats
Hydroxypropyl cellulose Dogs and cats
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Dogs and cats
Magnesium Stearate Dogs and cats
Insoluble Polyvinyl polypyrrolidone (PVPP) Dogs and cats
Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch Dogs and cats
Gellan Gum Dogs and cats
Starch Acetate Dogs and cats
Glucono delta-Lactone Dogs and cats
Hydroxypropyl Distarch Phosphate Dogs and cats
Hydroxypropyl Starch Dogs and cats
Sodium Caseinate Dogs and cats
Propylene Glycol Esters of Fatty Acids Dogs and cats
Medium Chain Triglycerides Dogs and cats
Flaxseed Gum Dogs and cats
Acetylated Distarch Phosphate Dogs and cats
Maltitol Dogs and cats
Keratin Dogs and cats
Polydextrose Dogs and cats
Polysaccharides and Oligosaccharides Xylo-oligosaccharides Extended to dogs and cats
chitosan oligosaccharide Extended to dogs and cats
Chitooligosaccharide (oligomeric β-(1-4)-2-amino-2-deoxy-D-glucose) (n=2~10) Extended to dogs and cats
Beta-1,3-D-glucan (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae) Extended to dogs and cats
Isomaltooligosaccharide Extended to dogs and cats
Other alfalfa extract (active ingredients are alfalfa polysaccharide, alfalfa flavonoids, alfalfa saponins) Extended to dogs and cats
Conjugated Linoleic Acid Extended to dogs and cats
Perilla seed extract (active ingredients are alpha-linoleic acid, linolenic acid, flavonoids) Extended to dogs and cats
rapeseed oil, active ingredients are β-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol) Extended to dogs and cats
Hyaluronic Acid Dogs and cats
Sodium Hyaluronate Dogs and cats
Lactoferrin Dogs and cats
Casein Phosphopeptides (CPP) Dogs and cats
Casein Calcium Peptide (CCP) Dogs and cats
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Dogs and cats
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) Dogs and cats
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate Dogs and cats