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

EU Regulation 2003/2003 consolidates all the European Union rules that apply to fertilisers, and ensures that the technical requirements outlined in the regulation are implemented uniformly. The regulation only applies to mineral fertilisers consisting of one or more plant nutrients. Annex I lists fertiliser types according to their specific characteristics, while Annex II provides a list of associated tolerances.

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Annex Section
C Inorganic fluid fertilisers
Minimum content of nutrients (percentage by weight). Data on the expression of nutrients. Other requirements Nutrient (b) Maximum content
1 % by weight
Nutrient (b) Expressed as
As N
Other nutrient (b)
N Minimum content
8 % by weight
N Expressed as
As nitric nitrogen
Nutrient declaration
Total nitrogen

Water soluble calcium oxide for the uses stipulated in column 5

Optionally: nitrogen in nitric form, nitrogen as ammonia

Other data
The type designation may be followed, as appropriate, by one of the following indications: - for foliar application, - for making nutrient solutions, - for ferti-irrigation
Physical form
C.1 Straight fluid fertilisers
Production and Ingredients
Product obtained by dissolving calcium nitrate in water
Type designation
Calcium nitrate solution

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