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SGS global laboratories can test for fertilizer nutrients including nitrogen, phosphate and potassium.


Our global network of laboratories use the latest in instrumental techniques as well as classical wet chemistry methods.

Our laboratories possess the testing capabilities to perform:

  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Major and trace elemental analysis
  • Chemical and physical analysis

SGS offers the following tests on ammonium nitrate:

  • Aluminum analysis
  • Boron analysis
  • Chloride analysis
  • Bulk density
  • Galoryl
  • Particle hardness
  • Magnesium analysis
  • Water analysis (moisture content)
  • Total Nitrogen analysis
  • Ammonium Nitrogen analysis
  • Screening
  • Porosity
  • Combustible ingredients

SGS’s laboratory analyses are performed globally in accordance with the Association of Fertilizer & Phosphate Chemists (AFPC), the Association of Analytical Chemists (AOAC), The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), ISO, CEN and/or other international or national methods as prescribed by your own corporate guidelines. SGS has an intensive, on-going program to monitor quality in all our labs. Dozens of our labs carry internationally and industry recognized certifications and/or accreditations. Scopes vary among laboratories. This allows us to provide you with complete, accurate and timely fertilizer analysis.