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
C Inorganic fluid fertilisers
Minimum content of nutrients (percentage by weight). Data on the expression of nutrients. Other requirements Other Requirements
At least 1/3 of the declared total nitrogen content must derive from urea formaldehyde
Max. biuret content
(ureic N + urea formaldehyde N) x 0,026
N Minimum content
18 % by weight
N Expressed as
As total nitrogen
Nutrient declaration
Total nitrogen

For each form amounting to at least 1 %: nitric nitrogen, ammoniacal nitrogen, ureic nitrogen

Nitrogen from urea formaldehyde

Physical form
C.1 Straight fluid fertilisers
Production and Ingredients
Product obtained chemically or by dissolution in water of urea formaldehyde and a nitrogenous fertiliser from list A-1 in this regulation, excluding products 3(a), 3(b), and 5
Type designation
Nitrogen fertiliser solution with urea formaldehyde

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