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 Regulation 2003/2003/EC has been repealed with effect from 16 July 2022 by Regulation 2019/1009/EU.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
G Liming materials
Minimum content of nutrients (percentage by weight). Data on the expression of nutrients. Other requirements Nutrient (b) Maximum content
90 %w/w
Nutrient (b) Expressed as
As carbonate
Other nutrient (b)
Minimum neutralising value
Nutrient declaration
Types as specified in sections G.1 and G.2

Neutralising value

Total calcium

Total magnesium if MgO ≥ 3 %

Soil incubation results (optional)

Moisture (optional)

Other data
The word 'magnesian' shall be added to the type designation if MgO > 5 %

Usual trade names or alternative names may be added

G.4 Mixed limes
Production and Ingredients
Product obtained by mixing types listed in sections G1 and G2
Type designation
Mixed lime
5 The words 'LIMING MATERIAL' shall be added after the term 'EC FERTILISER'

6 All the properties mentioned in the tables of Sections G.1 to G.5 refer to the product as supplied unless otherwise specified

7 Granulated liming materials which are produced by aggregating smaller primary particles must break down when stirred in water into particles with fineness distributions as specified in the type descriptions, and as measured using Method 14.9 'Determination of the breakdown of granules'