Factsheet: Standards for soil improvers (CEN-TC223)

Standards for soil improvers (CEN-TC223)

Key Information

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
CEN/TC223 - Soil improvers and growing media
Description: 
CEN/TC 223 Scope: Standardization of two types of material used in agriculture, horticulture, gardening and landscaping. 1) Soil improvers, that is materials, which may have been composted or otherwise processed, added to soil mainly to improve its physical condition without causing harmful effects. 2) Growing media, that is materials in which plants are grown. Lime products and materials used solely as plant nutrients are excluded.
Goal/Aim: 
Standards for soil improvers.
Responsible Authority: 
CEN

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1999
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013