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According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, 25% of feed worldwide is contaminated with different mycotoxins.

Mycotoxins are poisonous compounds which are formed by various mold fungi belonging to the species of Aspergillus, Penicillium and Fusarium. These globally found fungi grow on grain and crops and can occur either before/after harvest, during storage, on/in the food itself often under warm, damp and humid conditions.

Most common Mycotoxins

  •  AFLATOXIN Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) most toxic and most prevalent  
    Mold fungi   Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus parasiticu
    Properties  Toxic, cancerogenic, hepatotoxic
    Animal sensitivity  High: Poultry, Swine, Ruminants
    Typical symptoms  Growth reduction, low immunity, increased mortality
    Occurrence on crops  Maize, wheat, barley, oats, soy, rice

    Maize, wheat, barley, oats, soy, rice
    Maize, wheat, barley, oats, soy, rice
  • ZEARALENONE Zearalenone (ZEA) is a typical Fusarium toxin  
    Mold fungi  Fusarium graminearum, Fusarium culmorum
    Properties Estrogenic
    Animal sensitivity

    Moderate: Poultry

    Medium: Ruminant

    High: Swine 

    Typical symptoms Decreased fertility, enlarged uterus, abortion
    Occurrence on crops Maize, wheat, barley, soy, rice
  • OCHRATOXIN Ochratoxin A (OTA) most prevalent  
    Mold fungi  Aspergillus ochraceus, Penicillium verrucosum
    Properties Toxic, cancerogenic, nephrotoxic
    Animal sensitivity

    Moderate: Ruminants
    Medium: Poultry, Swine

    Typical symptoms Reduced growth, feed refusal, liver and kidney damages
    Occurrence on crops Maize, wheat, barley, oats, soy, rice
  • T-2 TOXIN T-2 Toxin is a Type A Trichotecene 
    Mold fungi  Fusarium culmorum, Fusarium tricinctum
    Properties Toxic
    Animal sensitivity

    Medium: Swine, Ruminant
    High: Poultry

    Typical symptoms Digestive disorders, diarrhea
    Occurrence on crops Maize, wheat, barley, oats, soy, rice
  • FUMONISIN Fumonisin B1 (FUN) most prevalent 
    Mold fungi  Fusarium proliferatum, Fusarium verticilloides
    Properties Cancerogenic
    Animal sensitivity

    Moderate: Poultry, Ruminant
    Medium: Swine

    Typical symptoms Feed refusal, pulmonary edema
    Occurrence on crops Maize, rice
  • DEOXYNIVALENOL Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a Type B Trichotecene
    Mold fungi  Fusarium graminearum, Fusarium culmorum
    Properties Toxic
    Animal sensitivity

    Moderate: Poultry
    High: Swine, Ruminant

    Typical symptoms Vomiting, feed refusal, weight loss
    Occurrence on crops Maize, wheat, barley, oats, soy, rice
  • ERGOT Ergotamin (Ergot Alkaloid) most prevalent 
    Mold fungi  Claviceps purpurea
    Properties Harmful
    Animal sensitivity Moderate: Poultry, Swine, Ruminant
    Typical symptoms Agalactia, feed refusal, reduced weight gain
    Occurrence on crops

    Wheat, barley, oats



Clariant TOXISORB™ product line is a range of specially developed feed additives that help bind fungal mycotoxins and help prevent them from being resorbed into animals bodies, where they may produce damaging effects. FIXAT™ Optimum is a product which can significnatly reduce the threat of poisonous Aflatoxins in feed.


Benefits of TOXISORB™:

  • TOXISORB™ products are able to bind a large array of mycotoxins due to their vast surface area as well as the high quality of raw materials used.
  • High stability of TOXISORB™ products helps to prevent the release of already bound toxins during the complex processes inside the animal (temperature changes, pH changes etc.)
  • TOXISORB™ products are targeting only the mycotoxins, without affecting feed nutrients.


Benefits of FIXAT™ Optimum:

  • FIXAT™ Optimum is a cost-efficient product protecting against poisonous Aflatoxins
  • The metabolism-friendly product prevents organ diseases and helps animals to overcome mycotoxin effects
  • FIXAT™ Optimum ensures a optimized shelf life of the feed and yield
FIXAT™ Optimum

TOXISORB™ solutions are suitable for:


         POULTRY                       RUMINANT                     SWINE                         AQUAWORLD          

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From the mining pit to the packaging department, every production step in Clariant is permanently monitored to ensure product quality and safety.

This production process and the corresponding quality and safety management are covered by HACCP and FAMI-QS certification.

A highly qualified and interdisciplinary team is responsible for:

  • Selection of the right raw materials
  • Processing the raw materials with attention to hygiene and quality
  • Controlling raw materials and finished products based on predefined parameters
  • Documentation of the entire process and measures taken to assure the desired quality
  • Ongoing development of the self-control system

Note: No mycotoxin binder claims are made in the USA, the EU or Canada

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