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Mineral or chemical fertilizers

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 3461, 3462, 3463, 3464 & 3465 (Mineral or chemical fertilizers) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

Any comments to this PCR document may be given on the Global PCR Forum or directly to the PCR moderator during the period of validity.

The PCR document is a living document. If relevant changes in the LCA methodology or in the technology for the product category occur, the document will be revised and any changes will be published on the international website: www.environdec.com.

The EPD shall refer to a specific PCR version number. The production of new PCR versions does not affect the EPD certification period

PCR updated 2019-01-30

Version 2.1 of this PCR was published and may now be used to develop and register EPDs for this product category. See the document for a version history.

The new version is compliant with GPI 3.0 and the latest PCR basic modules. Version 2.0 is valid for a transition period of six months until 2019-07-30. Please contact the secretariat for further information.

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Replacing : PCR 2006:08 Fertilizers (de-registered)
Name: Mineral or chemical fertilizers
CPC Codes:3461 Mineral or chemical fertilizers, nitrogenous
3462 Mineral or chemical fertilizers, phosphatic
3463 Mineral or chemical fertilizers, potassic
3464 Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing at least two nutrients of nitrogen, phosphate and potash
3465 Other fertilizers
Date of publication: 2010-12-10
Registration number: 2010:20
Date of expiration: 2020-01-11
Version: 2.1
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Basic chemicals
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: SCAM S.p.A, producer of fertilizers and FEBE ECOLOGIC environmental consultants
Appointed PCR moderator: Germana Olivieri  LCA–lab srl Federico Tonelli  SCAM S.p.A.

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