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The open consultation for this PCR ended 2020-04-01. The PCR Moderator and PCR Committee will now update the draft based on comments received and respond to comments. The updated draft, and the way the PCR Moderator has handled the comments will be reviewed before publication.

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This document (version 2.21) 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.

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PCR updated 2019-09-06

Version 2.21 of this PCR was published 2020-02-05, with an updated validity of the PCR in accordance with the General Programme Instructions version 3.01, Section A more significant update of the PCR is in progress. Version 2.21 may now be used to develop and register EPDs for this product category. See the document for a version history.

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Replacing : PCR 2006:08 Fertilizers (de-registered)
Name: Being updated - 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: 2020-09-06
Version: 2.21
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Basic chemicals
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: For the updating to version 3.0: SCAM S.p.A, Roullier
Appointed PCR moderator: Francesca Falconi  LCA–lab srl

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