Regulations for Feeds in Canada (Source)


Maximum Allowable/Recommended Units

HT-2 : 0.1 ppm
(diets for poultry and cattle)

HT-2: 0.025 ppm
(diets for dairy animals)

T-2: < 1 ppm
(swine and poultry feed)

Selected Molds that produce t-2_ht-2

Fusarium and other mold species

Commodities susceptible to contamination

Barley, corn/maize, dairy, feeds, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, and wheat

Health effects

  • Skin and oral lesions in livestock and humans
  • Alimentary toxic aleukia in humans
  • Considered 10x more toxic than DON

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