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

EU. EC Fertiliser Type List: Annex I A - E.1, E.2.4 & G, Annex II, Regulation 2003/2003/EC, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2021/862, 31 May 2021

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. Regulation 2003/2003/EC has been repealed with effect from 16 July 2022 by Regulation 2019/1009/EU.

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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
Ureic nitrogen accounts for about half of the nitrogen present
Max. biuret content
0,5 %
N Minimum content
26 %w/w
N Expressed as
As total nitrogen
Nutrient declaration
Total nitrogen

Nitric nitrogen, ammoniacal nitrogen and ureic nitrogen

If the biuret content is less than 0,2 %, the words 'low in biuret' may be added

Physical form
C.1 Straight fluid fertilisers
Production and Ingredients
Product obtained chemically and by dissolution in water, containing ammonium nitrate and urea
Type designation
Urea Ammonium nitrate fertiliser solution