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Licenses and Permit

Commercial Fertilizer Registration Application

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Sec. 22-111c. Registration of brands and grades. Fee. Regulations. (a) Each brand and grade of commercial fertilizer shall be registered before being distributed in this state. The application for registration shall be submitted to the commissioner on a form furnished by the commissioner and shall be accompanied by a fee of seventy five dollars per product. On and after January 1, 1993, said fee shall be established by the commissioner by regulations adopted in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. The application shall include the following information: (1) The net weight; (2) the brand and grade; (3) the guaranteed analysis; (4) the name and address of the registrant; (5) the sources from which the nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are derived. Upon approval of the application by the commissioner, a copy of the registration shall be furnished to the applicant. All registrations shall expire on June thirtieth of each year.

      (b) A distributor shall not be required to register any brand of commercial fertilizer which is already registered under this chapter by another person.

      (c) A distributor shall not be required to register a commercial fertilizer formulated according to specifications which are furnished by a consumer prior to mixing; but shall be required to label such fertilizer as provided in subsection (c) of section 22-111d.

      (February, 1965, P.A. 198, S. 3; P.A. 73-278, S. 2, 21; P.A. 82-91, S. 9, 38; 82-472, S. 173, 183; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-6, S. 45, 117.)


For further information, please contact:

Wayne Nelson, Agricultural Commodities Program Director
Connecticut Department of Agriculture
Bureau of Inspection & Regulation
Columbus Boulevard, Suite 702
Hartford, CT 06103

phone ~ (860) 713-2513
fax ~ (860) 713-2515
email ~ Wayne.Nelson@ct.gov