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Subject 40-6-5 LABELING

Rule 40-6-5-.01 Labeling

(1) All fertilizer in containers distributed in this State, including custom mixed specialty fertilizers, shall be labeled in clearly legible and conspicuous form with the following information:
(a) Net weight.
(b) Brand and grade, provided the grade shall not be required when no primary plant nutrients are claimed.
(c) Guaranteed Analysis. When forms of nutrients are claimed or required, the form should be shown as a percentage on the left side of the form per the following examples:
1. Total Nitrogen (N) ---- _____%

_____% Ammoniacal Nitrogen

_____% Nitrate Nitrogen

_____% Water Insoluble Nitrogen

_____% Urea Nitrogen

_____% Other recognized or determinable form of Nitrogen

2. Secondary and micro nutrients
1. Magnesium (Mg) -------- _____%

_____% Water soluble Magnesium (Mg)

1. Sulfur (S) -------- _____%

_____% Free Sulfur (S)

_____% Combined Sulfur (S)

Iron (Fe) -------- _____%

_____% Chelated Iron (Fe)

Manganese (Mn) -------- _____%

_____% Water soluble Manganese (Mn)

(d) Name and address of licensee or when applicable, the terms "made for" or "distributed by" followed by the name of the licensee.
(e) The source(s) of all primary, secondary and micro plant nutrients guaranteed.
(2) All shipments of bulk fertilizers shall be accompanied by the information prescribed in (1) above. Such information may be placed on the invoice, bill of lading or any other document accompanying the fertilizer at the time of delivery.
(3) Slowly released nutrients, if added or claimed, shall be listed on the label and guaranteed if any slowly released nutrient is guaranteed at fifteen (15) percent or more of the total guarantee for that nutrient. Such guarantees shall be in accordance with the definition of slowly released nutrients as stipulated in Rule 40-6-1(2).
(4) All industrial by-products containing plant nutrients shall be labeled in accordance with the above requirements to show the percentage of all nutrients claimed.

Rule 40-6-5-.02 Repealed

Rule 40-6-5-.03 Repealed