Phosphate '16: Cadmium level caps in European phosphate will be challenging

By Yoke Wong
Published: Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Producers’ association Fertilizers Europe outlined the challenge in the EU’s proposal to regulate cadmium levels in phosphate fertiliser. Results from the EU consultation will be announced in summer 2017.

EU proposals to limit cadmium levels in phosphate fertiliser are likely to attract disagreements across the sector, director general of Fertilizers Europe, Jacob Hansen, told delegates at the IM Global Phosphate Conference in Amsterdam on 29 November.      

Heavy metal cadmium is commonly found in...

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