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Natuphos® E

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As a pioneer in the field of enzymes in animal nutrition, BASF launched Natuphos®, the first phytase, more than 30 years ago. Since then, nutrients such as phosphorus, other minerals and amino acids present in feed can be better utilized. With BASF Natuphos® E, the first commercial hybrid-6-phytase, BASF is once again setting a new standard in feed phytase technology from which our customers and partners in the feed industry can benefit.

Natuphos® E is produced by our proven Aspergillus niger technology at the BASF headquarter in Germany. This novel enzyme molecule is of bacterial origin and was created using a unique enzyme engineering method. The new technology results in unprecedented enzyme stability. The efficient phosphorous release provides tangible benefits – for feed mixers, integrators as well as the environment. 

Your benefits at a glance

  • Maximum phosphorus savings
  • Improved feed utilization and sustainable use of resources
  • Exceptional process and storage stability with hybrid 6-phytase
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Natuphos® E Quick Test 

A new quick test generation for a qualitative detection of Natuphos® E

The Natuphos® E Quick Test

  • is a solution for the rapid, sensitive and specific detection of Natuphos® E in compound feed and mineral premixes
  • has been designed for pre-mixer and compound feed producers and their sales forces to prove to their customers that Natuphos® E is inside the purchased mineral premix and/or compound feed

Easy to handle. Offering results in only 15 minutes.

Your questions – our answers

Natuphos® E is an enzyme for broiler, pig and fish.

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Product1 Form Additional Information Standard Packaging Article number
Phytase
Natuphos® E 5000 Powder Hybrid 6-phytase (5,000 FTU/g), recommended for non-pelleted feed and pelleting up to 80 ºC 20 kg bag in box
350 kg big bag
50411374

50411378
Natuphos® E 10000 Powder Hybrid 6-phytase (10,000 FTU/g), recommended for non-pelleted feed and pelleting up to 80 ºC 20 kg bag in box 50461879
Natuphos® E 50000 Powder Hybrid 6-phytase (50,000 FTU/g), recommended for non-pelleted feed or pelleting up to 80°C 20 kg bag in box 50471892
Natuphos® E 5000 L Liquid Hybrid 6-phytase (5,000 FTU/g), recommended for post-pelleting applications 125 kg plastic drum
1,000 kg bulk container
50366325

50366324
Natuphos® E 10000 L Liquid Hybrid 6-phytase (10,000 FTU/g), recommended for post-pelleting applications 500 kg bulk container 50682917
Natuphos® E 5000 G Granulate Hybrid 6-phytase (5,000 FTU/g), can be used up to 95 ºC pelleting temperature 20 kg bag in box 50430020
Natuphos® E 10000 G Granulate Hybrid 6-phytase (10,000 FTU/g), can be used up to 95 ºC pelleting temperature 20 kg bag in box
350 kg big plastic bag
50428731

50428732
Natuphos® E 17500 G Granulate Hybrid 6-phytase (17,500 FTU/g), can be used up to 95 ºC pelleting temperature 20 kg bag in box 50510235
Phytase, Xylanase, Glucanase
Natuphos® E 5000 Combi L Liquid Hybrid 6-phytase (5,000 FTU/g), endo-1,4-beta-xylanase (5,600 TXU/g) and endo-1,4-beta-glucanase (2,500 TGU/g), recommended for post-pelleting applications 125 kg plastic drum
1,000 kg bulk container
50425767

50425769
Natuphos® E 5000 Combi G Granulate Hybrid 6-phytase (5,000 FTU/g), endo-1,4-beta-xylanase (5,600 TXU/g) and endo-1,4-beta-glucanase (2,500 TGU/g), can be used up to 95 ºC pelleting temperature (applicable when improved version is available next yr Q1) 20 kg bag in box 50470843

1 At pelleting temperatures above 90 ºC, it is recommended to test for phytase retention as pelleting conditions vary greatly.

2 The contents indicated are minimum amounts of active substance. GMO status: Our products are not subject to labelling and traceability acc. to the European regulation (EC) 1829/2003 and (EC) 1830/2003. BSE/TSE status: The above-mentioned products do not fall under the scope of the Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 (current consolidated version), laying down the rules for the prevention, control, and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.

3 Product availability is subject to country-specific product registration.

Granulates: Extraordinary pelleting stability

Our Natuphos® E granulates are off-white in color, virtually dust-free with a narrow particle size distribution. A homogeneous distribution in feeding stuffs can be obtained using standard mixing procedures.

The granulate formulations exhibit a superior stability and are recommended for pelleted feed, up to pelleting temperatures of 95 ºC. The hybrid 6-phytase enzyme molecule is protected by formulation using a highly sophisticated and IP-protected process, while uncompromising its release from pelleted feed in the animal.

Powders: High pelleting and premix stability

The free-flowing powders are beige to light brown in color. The uncoated powder formulations can be used for pelleting temperatures up to 85 ºC, and are predominantly recom­mended for all mash feeds. The economically interesting formulation furthermore exhibits a good stability in base mixes and premixes.

Liquids: Ideal for post-pelleting application

The liquid Natuphos® E formulations are light to medium brown, clear fluids without any turbidities or suspending particles. This ensures an optimal application by post-pellet­ing systems onto the cooled pellets since the outstanding product quality prevents nozzle blocking at the highest level possible. Over the last two decades, BASF has gained a vast experience in installing post-pellet liquid application (ppla) systems. With appropriate equipment the liquid formulation of Natuphos® E is sprayed onto the cooled pellets. BASF can assist in sourcing these PPLA systems.

All Natuphos® E formulations can be readily mixed with our nonstarch polysaccharide (NSP) enzymes. The unique 3-in-1 combination product Natuphos® E 5000 Combi G/L is a mix­ture of Natuphos® E (hybrid 6-phytase) and Natugrain® TS (endo-1,4-xylanase and endo-1,4-beta-glucanase) and facilitates stock management and application by enabling you to use one additive instead of two at the inclusion level of only one.


 

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For pigs, poultry and various aquacultural species 100 - 2000 FTU/kg* of complete compound feed.

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* Especially with regard to minimum dose rate to be used and animal species approved national regulations may vary and need to be considered prior to products use. In case of doubts or need for more detailed recommendations please contact your local BASF representative.

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Talk to your Natuphos® E expert

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Dr. Peter Ader, BASF SE, Germany