Fertilisers Regulation, Annex I, A - E.1, E2.4 and G, Annex II

This list contains Annex I fertiliser types according to their specific characteristics, and Annex II associated tolerances. Regulation 2003/2003/EC consolidates all European Union rules that apply to fertilisers, and ensures that the technical requirements it outlines are implemented uniformly. The Regulation only applies to mineral fertilisers consisting of one or more plant nutrients.

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Annex Section
A Inorganic straight primary nutrient fertilisers
Minimum content of nutrients (percentage by weight). Data on the expression of nutrients. Other requirements Nutrient (b) Maximum content
5 % by weight
Nutrient (b) Expressed as
As N
Other nutrient (b)
Nitric nitrogen
N Minimum content
25 % by weight
N Expressed as
As ammoniacal and nitric nitrogen
Nutrient declaration
Total nitrogen

Ammoniacal nitrogen

Nitric nitrogen

A.1 Nitrogenous fertilisers
0.8 (for the primary nutrient)
Production and Ingredients
Chemically obtained product containing as essential ingredients ammonium nitrate and ammonium sulphate
Type designation
Ammonium sulphate-nitrate

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