901:5-7-22 Glucosamine; chondroitin; hyaluronan; methylsulfonylmethane in animal feed.

(A) Labeling products containing glucosamine (hydrochloride, or sulfate) chrondroitin, hyaluronan and methylsulfonylmethane must follow Ohio commercial feed law labeling requirements.

(B) The amount of the ingredient(s) present must be guaranteed by a guaranteed analysis.

(1) Guarantees are to be expressed as a minimum quantity in units consistent with the feeding directions.

(C) The ingredient guarantee(s) must be denoted with an asterisk.

(D) The following qualifying statement must appear immediately after the last guarantee and must be in the same size and type as the guarantee:

(1) For dog and cat feed(s): *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO as a food nutrient.

(2) For equine, specialty pet and other specie feed(s): *Not recognized as an essential dietary nutrient.

(E) For equine, the specific source of the glucosamine or chondroitin ingredient(s) must be listed in the ingredient statement.

(F) All products that contain mammalian protein as defined in the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) rule that is for a species other than dogs or cats, must include the following statement of caution: "DO NOT FEED TO CATTLE OR OTHER RUMINANTS."

(G) No performance claim will be permitted on the label unless the claim has been approved by the FDA.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/11/2013 and 03/11/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 923.50
Rule Amplifies: 923.41 , 923.42 , 923.43 , 923.49
Prior Effective Dates: 07/17/06, 02/19/2008