New EU fertiliser regulation: “Dual use” for Plant Biostimulants and Plant Protection Products rejected by EU parliament

Date: 6 November 2017
On 23 to 26 October 2017, 404 amendments to the upcoming EU fertiliser regulation (“Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products and amending Regulations (EC) No 1069/2009 and (EC) No 1107/2009) and thus the future on CE marked fertilizing products and biostimulants were debated in the European Parliament (see also SCC's “Current News” of 23 October 2017).

Dr Lars Huber, Head of Biostimulants, Fertiliser, IPM