New step towards the future (EC) Regulation on fertilisers and biostimulants

On the 21st of May 2019, the European council has adopted the new Regulation (EC) No 2016/0084 laying down rules on the making available on the market of EU fertilising products and amending Regulations (EC) No 1069/2009 and (EC) No 1107/2009 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003.

The adopted legislative text is available at the following link.

In the next steps, the regulation will be signed and published in the Official Journal of the EU. It will enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication. It will start applying three years from its entry into force. Therefore, the new Regulation (EC) No 2016/0084 should be applicable in June 2022. For more information: