4. Percentage that ingredient comprises in ﬁnished product
5. a) Amount of the ingredient to be
used in 3 months in kgs (if you
are applying for the ﬁrst time) or;
b) Amount of the ingredient to be
used in 7 months in kgs (if you
are applying for an extension)
6. Please now complete the composition sheet at Annex A.
Section 3 – Supporting statement
In order for a derogation to be granted the ingredient must not be available in an organic
form on the European Market. Please supply a statement (or statements) from your supplier(s)
conﬁrming that organic supplies of the ingredient are either not produced or are temporarily
unavailable on the EC Market. Additionally, if the reason for not using organic ingredients
is that the organic equivalent does not ﬁt the required speciﬁcation, then the precise
speciﬁcation must be supplied.
If this is an application for an extension you will need to supply up-to-date
Section 4 – Declaration
Declaration of the applicant:
The legal basis for my application is Council Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 as amended
and Commission Regulation (EC) 207/93.
I declare that all the information I have entered onto this form is correct to the best
of my knowledge.
Name in BLOCK letters
Position in the company
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Application for an ingredient
derogation under Commission
Regulation (EC) 207/93
Your application form was received by Defra on the date
shown. Keep this receipt. It does not imply that your
application will be successful or that it is complete but
it does provide proof that your application was received
by Defra on that date.
Please quote this in all future
correspondence about this application.
OB 9 (Rev. 3/06)
Ofﬁcial Use Only
OB 9 (Rev. 3/06)