How much Cadmium is in superphosphate?

Member companies of The Fertiliser Association have a voluntary limit that the cadmium content of all phosphate fertiliser manufactured and sold in New Zealand will be no greater than 280 mg Cd /kgP. The voluntary level in Australia is 300 mgCd /kgP.

For more information on the management of cadmium in New Zealand soils, view the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) website.

Ministry for Primary Industries

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