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Chapter 266

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  266.321.  Information required on containers. — 1.  Each container of fertilizer sold, offered for sale or exposed for sale for consumption or use within this state shall bear thereon or have attached thereto in a conspicuous place a plainly written statement in the English language giving the following information:

  (1)  The name, brand or trademark under which the fertilizer is sold;

  (2)  The name and address of the person guaranteeing the fertilizer;

  (3)  Net weight;

  (4)  The guaranteed chemical composition by weight of the fertilizer, expressed in the following terms:

  (a)  Percent of total nitrogen (N),

  (b)  Percent of available phosphate (P2O5),

  (c)  Percent of soluble potash (K2O).  



Unacidulated mineral phosphatic materials and basic slag shall be guaranteed as to both total and available phosphate, and the degree of fineness as expressed in percentage passing through standard mesh sieves.  In the case of bone, tankage, and other natural organic phosphate materials, only total phosphate must be guaranteed.  If any fertilizer is sold, offered for sale, or exposed for sale in bulk, such plainly written statement herein required shall accompany each lot and parcel of such fertilizer.

  2.  A fertilizer formulated according to specifications furnished by or for a consumer prior to mixing and intended to be applied using variable rate technology shall be accompanied by a plainly written statement which shows the guaranteed analysis and net weight of each material used in the formulation and the name and address of the distributor and the consumer.


(L. 1953 p. 9 § 266.310, A.L. 1985 S.B. 65, A.L. 1997 S.B. 179)

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