Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Biosprint® (Saccharomyces cerevisiae MUCL 39885) for sows

zootechnical additive, Biosprint,Saccharomyces cerevisiae, renewal, QPS, sows
First published in the EFSA Journal
6. Juni 2019
14. Mai 2019
Scientific Opinion


Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of the product Biosprint® (Saccharomyces cerevisiae MUCL 39885) as a feed additive for sows. S. cerevisiae is considered by EFSA to have qualified presumption of safety (QPS) status. The applicant has provided data demonstrating that the additive currently in the market complies with the conditions of authorisation. The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) Panel confirms that the use of Biosprint®under the current authorised conditions of use is safe for sows, the consumers and the environment. The additive is considered as a potential skin and eye irritant and skin/respiratory sensitiser. There is no need to assess the efficacy of Biosprint® in the context of the renewal of the authorisation.

Panel members at the time of adoption

Giovanna Azimonti, Vasileios Bampidis, Maria de Lourdes Bastos, Henrik Christensen, Birgit Dusemund, Maryline Kouba, Mojca Kos Durjava, Marta López‐Alonso, Secundino López Puente, Francesca Marcon, Baltasar Mayo, Alena Pechová, Mariana Petkova, Fernando Ramos, Yolanda Sanz, Roberto Villa and Ruud Woutersen.
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EFSA Journal 2019;17(6):5719
Question Number
On request from
European Commission