Fertilizers 

Agricultural plant production plays a very important role in all Member States of the European Community. Fertilizers and liming materials are essential products to ensure an efficient production process in this field.

The fertilizer industry is a very sensitive area due to its contribution in agricultural production but also due to possible environmental impacts.

Application sectors: Fertilizers industry, chemical industry, agricultural production, transport, public authorities, official control authorities, international and European level associations, regulatory bodies, consumers.

News and events

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Technical bodies and activities

CEN Technical Committee, which work is related to the fertilizers' field:

Sector Forum

A Sector Forum is a platform aiming at facilitating the exchange of information between the different stakeholders, coordinating and identifying the standardization needs in a specific field of CEN work.
 
There is no Sector Forum in the fertilizers' field.

European legislation and mandates

The standardization of fertilizers is developed in support of the Regulation (EC) N° 2003/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council. A revised regulation is underdevelopment.
  • M/335 - Mandate for developing modern methods for the analysis of fertilizers.
  • M/418 - Amendment to the standardization Mandate M/355 assigned to CEN concerning the modernization of the methods of analysis of fertilizers.
  • M/454 - Second amendment to the standardization Mandate M/355 assigned to CEN concerning the modernization of the methods of analysis of fertilizers.

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