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Legislation, Guidance and Codes of Practice

This page outlines the scope of the fertiliser legislation that applies to the manufacture, sale and supply of fertiliser in the United Kingdom. It also provides a link to this legislation and relevant guidance notes.

This document cannot cover every situation and it may be necessary for fertiliser business operators to consider the legislation itself to see how it applies in their particular circumstances. However, this document should help companies understand their legal requirements.

The summary has been sub-divided into the main subject areas of fertiliser legislation. Links to the relevant pieces of legislation are provided. 

Disclaimer
AIC has provided the following summary of legislation and guidance for the fertiliser sector in good faith. However, as this is only a summary, members should consult the legislation per se and / or consider obtaining legal advice prior to acting to avoid any reliance upon it and if more detailed information is required. AIC cannot accept any liability for any errors in this document or for the content on any websites to which hyperlinks have been provided.

Fertilisers – Open Market

Fertilisers- England and Wales

Trading Standards

Registration of new materials

Health and Safety

COMAH

REACH

Product Safety Data Sheets

Ports

Fertilisers Environmental Legislation

NI Specific Regulations

Scotland Specific Regulations

Wales Specific Regulations

Explosive Precursors

Animal By-Products

 

Fertilisers–Open Market


Fertilisers Englandand Wales


Trading Standards


Registration of new materials


Health and Safety

Planning Law & Statutory notifications/ registration of premises and sites

Site accident management planning

Chemical safety and signage and labelling

Export and import of dangerous chemicals from

and into Europe

Security and Detonation resistance

Transport / Carriage of Dangerous Goods

Port& Harbour Safety

Explosives

Ammonium Nitrate (AN) based fertilisers

Sheeting of Vehicles


Product Safety Data Sheets - Fertilisers


Environmental Legislation


NI Specific Regulations


Scotland Specific Regulations


Wales Specific Regulations


Explosive-Precursors


Animal By-Products