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The EC Fertilisers (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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General provisions relating to the marking, identification, labelling and packaging of EC fertilisers

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5.—(1) Any manufacturer who places on the market a fertiliser designated as an EC fertiliser shall be guilty of an offence unless the identification markings relating to it–

(a)are borne as specified in paragraph (1) of Article 9 (markings);

(b)comply with Article 9(2);

(c)include an expression of contents as specified in paragraphs (1)(a) and (d), (4), (5) and (6) of Article 6 (compulsory statements);

(d)include the additional instructions called for by Article 9(3), if it is a fluid fertiliser; and

(e)have been provided as required by paragraph (1) of Article 7 (identification).

(2) In addition to the requirements of paragraph (1), any manufacturer who places on the market a packaged fertiliser designated as an EC fertiliser shall be guilty of an offence unless–

(a)the identification markings appear as specified in the first sentence of Article 7(2);

(b)the packaging and labelling of the fertiliser complies with paragraphs (1) and (2) of Article 10 (labelling);

(c)the packaging complies with Article 12 (packaging); and

(d)the language in which those identification markings appear complies with Article 11 (languages).

(3) In addition to the requirements of paragraph (1), any manufacturer who places on the market a bulk fertiliser designated as an EC fertiliser shall be guilty of an offence unless–

(a)the identification markings appear as specified in the second sentence of Article 7(2);

(b)a copy of the documents containing the identification markings meets the requirements of Article 10(3); and

(c)the language in which the identification markings appear complies with Article 11.

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