2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:9-15.13 - Labeling of specialty fertilizer.

4:9-15.13 Labeling of specialty fertilizer.

13. a. A specialty fertilizer must be labeled as provided in section 10 of P.L.1970, c.66 (C.4:9-15.10), and additional items may be required by regulation.

b. The container for a specialty fertilizer intended for use on turf must include the following information in a readable and conspicuous form and shall be considered the label:

Net Weight

Brand Name

Grade

Guaranteed Analysis:

Total Nitrogen (N)...........................................................%

......................................................% Ammoniacal Nitrogen

.............................................................% Nitrate Nitrogen

...............................................................% Urea Nitrogen

...........................................% Other Water Soluble Nitrogen

.................................................% Water Insoluble Nitrogen

Available Phosphate (P2O5)..............................................%

Soluble Potash (K2O)......................................................%

Additional Plant Nutrients as prescribed by regulation.

Name and address of the licensee.

c. (1) The container of a specialty fertilizer intended for use on turf that does not contain pesticides regulated pursuant to the "Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act," 7 U.S.C.s.136 et seq., shall also contain the following summary of best management practices for nutrient management in turf in a readable and conspicuous form:

"Do not apply near water, storm drains or drainage ditches. Do not apply if heavy rain is expected. Apply this product only to your lawn, and sweep any product that lands on the driveway, sidewalk or street back onto your lawn."

(2) A container of a specialty fertilizer intended for use on turf that also contains a pesticide regulated pursuant to the "Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act," 7 U.S.C.s.136 et seq., shall include the environmental hazard statement recommended by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for that product.

d. As used in this section, "turf" means land, including residential property, that is planted in closely mowed, managed grass, except land used in the operation of a commercial farm as that term is defined pursuant to section 3 of P.L.1983, c.31 (C.4:1C-3).

L.1970, c.66, s.13; amended 2010, c.112, s.12.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Jersey may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.