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SGS’s global laboratories can test for fertilizer nutrients including nitrogen, phosphates and potassium.


Our professionally staffed laboratories utilize the latest in instrumental methodology as well as classical wet chemistry methods.

Our unrivaled global laboratory network possesses the testing capabilities to perform:

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

SGS performs the following tests on feed grade phosphate and urea:

  • Calcium analysis
  • Bulk density
  • Fluoride analysis
  • Water analysis (moisture content)
  • Phosphorous analysis

SGS’s laboratory analyses are performed 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, ongoing 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 unrivaled fertilizer analysis.