prEN 17702-1

Plant biostimulants - Sampling and sample preparation - Part 1: Sampling

General information

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CEN/TC 455 Plant Biostimulants

European Norm

65.080   Fertilizers


This document specifies sampling plans and methods of representative sampling of plant biostimulants to obtain samples for physical, chemical and biological analysis.
It is applicable to the sampling of batches of plant biostimulants supplied or ready for supply to third parties, as such, or in smaller batches.
It is also applicable to the sampling of blends of fertilizing products where plant biostimulants are main part of the blend. Otherwise, deliverables of sampling relevant for the main part of the blend apply.
This document is intended to be used by manufacturers, buyers and competent authorities to obtain samples prior to transport and supply it to a laboratory for testing.
NOTE This document is applicable to the category of EU fertilizing product (plant biostimulants) in the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2019/1009.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (EU) 2019/1009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 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 (Text with EEA relevance)

Life cycle


CEN/TS 17702-1:2022


prEN 17702-1
40.20 DIS ballot initiated: 12 weeks
Mar 30, 2023