Regulation (EC) No. 2003/2003 on Fertilisersestablishes rules designed for products which are placed on the market as fertilisers designated with ‘EC fertiliser’ to ensure that sufficient action of internal market in fertilisers is achieved by Member States as well as circulate freely within the Community, while, at the same time, ensuring a high degree of protection of the environment and human health.
For this purpose, this Regulation harmonises the following rules for the placing on the market of fertilisers:
The additional labelling of fertilisers, including the compulsory statements and markings (compulsory identification or optional identification);
Compliance of EC fertilisers with the tolerances established in Annex II;
Requirements for the inclusion of a fertiliser in Annex I to inorganic primary nutrient fertilisers, solid or fluid, straight or compound, including those containing secondary nutrients and/or micro-nutrients with the minimum nutrient content being established; &