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 (a) Minimum content
31 % by weight
Nutrient (a) Expressed as
As N
Other nutrient (a)
N from urea formaldehyde
Nutrient (b) Maximum content
5 % by weight
Nutrient (b) Expressed as
As N
Other nutrient (b)
Ureic nitrogen
Other Requirements
At least 3/5 of the declared total nitrogen content must be soluble in hot water
N Minimum content
36 % by weight
N Expressed as
As total nitrogen
Nutrient declaration
Total nitrogen

Ureic nitrogen where this is at least 1 % by weight

Nitrogen from formaldehyde urea that is soluble in cold water

Nitrogen from formaldehyde urea that is only soluble in hot water

A.1 Nitrogenous fertilisers
Production and Ingredients
Product obtained by reaction of urea with formaldehyde and containing as its essential ingredients molecules of urea formaldehyde Polymeric compound
Type designation
Urea formaldehyde

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