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 lots of plant biostimulants supplied or ready for supply to third parties, as such, or in smaller lots.
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 the Regulation (EU) 2019/1009.