Deoxynivalenol (DON)

FDA has established Advisory Levels on the amount of deoxynivalenol allowable.

End Use

Maximum DON Advisory Levels
(parts per million)

Human consumption

1
In finished products

Swine

5
(not to exceed 20 percent of ration with finished feed = 1 ppm)

Ruminating beef and feedlot cattle
(more than 4 months old)

10
(not to exceed 50 percent of diet with finished feed = 5 ppm)

Poultry

10
(not to exceed 50 percent of diet with finished feed = 5 ppm)

All other animals

5
(not to exceed 40 percent of diet)

Source: FDA Regulatory Guidance for Toxins and Contaminants.

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