Fertilizer examinations


Fertilizer examinations at the Finnish Food Authority


Fertilizer products are inorganic and organic fertilizers, liming products, soil improvers, fertilized growing media, and microbe products. 

Examinations of fertilizer products concentrate on chemical analysis, and analysing organisms and impurities.

Analytics analysis

Analytics analysis of fertilizer products ensure that these products conform to regulations. For fertilizer products domestically manufactured and those from other markets, their compositions are analyzed through chemical and microbiological methods.

National control plan

Analysis are to execute the national control plan as client service for Finnish Food Authority’s fertilizer control, and for operators in the fertilizer sector to assist their self-monitoring, and for other private clients.