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Accurate and Reliable Solutions for Fertilizers

Accurate and Reliable Solutions for Fertilizers

Customized testing, inspection, and certification services

Reliable inspection and testing of your fertilizers is crucial in ensuring qualitative and quantitative standards. As a reputable gateway for global trade, TÜV Rheinland is a one-stop service provider across every stage of the supply chain, with specialized services that cover dry and liquid mineral fertilizers in bulk and bagged form.

As a member of the TIC Council (formerly IFIA), we facilitate secure global trade for our clients to move their goods with more confidence and less risk. Our process is simple: we understand your needs, devise a tailor-made solution, assign our local fertilizer expert to look after operations, and document all activities related to the cargo.

Memberships TIC Council Member (formerly IFIA)
Certifications and Accreditations
  • ISO 17020:2012 (Accredited Inspection Company)
  • ISO 17065:2012 (Product Certification)
  • ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System)
  • ISO 17025:2017 (Accredited Laboratories)
  • ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System)
  • ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System)
Product Coverage
  • Nitrogen fertilizers
  • Urea (prilled or granular)
  • Ammonium nitrate or sulphate
  • Phosphate fertilizers (MAP, DAP, RP, TSP, SSP)
  • Potash fertilizers (MOP, SOP, NOP)
  • Compound fertilizers (NPK, NPS, NPSB, NPSZNB)

Services Overview

We provide a range of specialized services to assist during the pre-shipment of goods:

  • Full scope inspection
  • Acceptance of cleanliness of containers
  • Contractual sampling as per international standards
  • Monitoring of the loading process (temperature and field granulometry)
  • Sample preparation
  • Draft Survey
  • Packing and marking check
  • Vessel holds and hatches inspection
  • Supervision of weighing or tally control
  • Monitoring of foreign materials
  • Moisture and size determination
  • Sealing of holds, tanks, and containers
  • Load or discharge inspection
  • Laboratory analysis as per contractual specification


pdf Fertilizers Product Sheet 3 MB Download
pdf Government Inspections and International Trade Guide 3 MB Download

Commercial Inspections Services Portfolio

Commodities Inspections
Consumer Goods
Marine Surveys
Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)
Trade Finance Support Services

  • Initial Production Inspection (IPI)
  • During Production Inspection (DPI/DUPRO)
  • Final Random Inspection (FRI)
  • Cargo Container Loading Supervision (LS) and more…

  • Draft and Bunker Survey
  • Break bulk loading and discharge supervision
  • Project cargo loading and discharge supervision
  • Pre-loading cargo condition and volumetric survey
  • Damage and claim survey and more

  • Quantity Verification
  • Condition Check of Consignment and Goods
  • Loading and Off-loading Supervision
  • Other customized inspection services and more...

  • Stock Monitoring
  • Cargo Monitoring
  • Other value-added services

Services for a smooth and reliable trade.

Do you have questions? Contact our local experts now!

Do you have questions? Contact our local experts now!

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