Organic Rules and Certification

Fertilizers, certification rules - Nature et Progres standards 2002

Leroux, Juliette (2005) Fertilizers, certification rules - Nature et Progres standards 2002. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

There are rules for certification of organic fertilizers with regard to allowed raw material and level of application. Nature et Progrès standards also include environnemental management in the production units and maximum information for users.

Difference

Nature et Progrès standards include further details than EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

It is necessary to certify fertilizers according to organic farming requirements (allowed raw materials) and to monitor their pollutant content as well as the environmental impact.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Fertilizing - Annex I A2

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Crop production > Fertilisers
Country/Standard: Europe > France > Nature et Progres
Principles:Ecological principle
Principle of health
ID Code:153
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:24 Oct 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 08:47

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