The Fertiliser (Control) Amendment Order, 2018

Feb 06, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare vide notification dated February 03, 2018 has amended the Fertiliser (Control) Order, 1985. Vide this amendment every importer who intends to import Calcium Cyanamide into the country shall be required to follow the following requirements:-

(i)       The importer shall print or cause to be printed on the bags containing fertilizers to the effect that the material is irritant to skin and eyes and the same shall be used by wearing hand gloves only;

(ii)     The importer shall pack or cause to be packed hand gloves for use of farmers along with each container;

(iii)   The importer shall provide or cause to be provided a leaflet indicating the following in the bags of fertilisers in which the material is packed:

(a)    Avoid contact of the product with skin;

(b)    Wear protective clothing and gloves;

(c)     Wash hands and exposed skin after work and before meal.

[S.O. 510(E)]




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