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EC fertiliser liming material made of natural limes of the type ''Limestone - fine quality''

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Last updated: 10/10/2020
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Fertilisers Regulation-repealed

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 Regulation 2003/2003/EC has been repealed with effect from 16 July 2022 by Regulation 2019/1009/EU.

Name CAS Ref No. Annex Section Minimum content of nutrients (percentage by weight). Data on the expression of nutrients. Other requirements Nutrient declaration Other data Physical form Production and Ingredients Sub-section Tolerance Type designation Notes  
Nutrient (a) Minimum content Nutrient (a) Expressed as Other nutrient (a) Nutrient (b) Minimum content Nutrient (b) Maximum content Nutrient (b) Expressed as Other nutrient (b) NPK Minimum content NPK Expressed as Other Requirements Minimum neutralising value Maximum biuret content: N Minimum content N Expressed as Mg Minimum content Mg Expressed as K Minimum content K Expressed as P Minimum content P Expressed as
EC fertiliser liming material made of natural limes of the type ''Limestone - fine quality''
G Liming materials
Fineness determined by wet sieving: - at least 97 % to pass through a 2 mm sieve - at least 80 % to pass through a 1 mm sieve - at least 50 % to pass through a 0,315 mm sieve and - at least 30 % to pass through a 0,1 mm sieve
Neutralising value
Total calcium
Total magnesium (optional)
Reactivity and method of determination (optional)
Moisture (optional)
Fineness determined by wet sieving (optional)
Soil incubation results (optional)
Usual trade names or alternative names may be added
Fine quality
Product containing as its essential ingredient calcium carbonate, obtained by grinding of natural deposits of limestone
G.1 Natural Limes
Limestone - fine quality
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'