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Cadmium in fertilisers - Risk assessment and consultation report

Member States and EEA countries compiled reports to assess the risks of cadmium in fertilisers.

Reports from the consultant

Analysis and conclusions from Member States' assessment of the risk to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilisers
Environmental Resources Management (ERM), October 2001, contract N° ETD/00/503201 pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Study to establish a programme of detailed procedures for the assessment of risks to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilisers
Environmental Resources Management (ERM), February 2000, contract N° ETD/99/502247 pdf - 243 KB [243 KB]

Study on data requirements and programme for data production and gathering to support a future evaluation of the risks to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilisers
Environmental Resources Management (ERM), March 1999, contract N° ETD/98/501711 pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Risk assessments from the Member States

Austria

A risk assessment pdf - 129 KB [129 KB] for cadmium in Austria based on the recommendations of ERM & annex 10 October 2000, G Zethner, R Goodchild, Austrian Federal Environment Agency

Belgium

Risk assessment pdf - 78 KB [78 KB] to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilisers - Scientific report by Belgium
September 2000, M Guns, L Pussemier, Veterinary and agrochemical research centre, Ministry of Agriculture

CzechRepublic

Study pdf - 967 KB [967 KB] to assess risks to the environment and health resulting from the use of phosphate fertilisers containing cadmium,
Tocoen/Recetox, Brno, October 2005. Annex excel8book - 76 KB [76 KB] to study.

Denmark

Cadmium in fertilisers pdf - 388 KB [388 KB] - Risks from cadmium accumulation in agricultural soils due to the use of fertilisers containing cadmium
October 2000, Danish Environmental Protection Agency, Copenhagen

Finland

Cadmium in fertilisers pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] , risks to human health and the environment
3 October 2000, Finnish Environment Institute, Study report for the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

France

Cadmium risk assessments pdf - 89 KB [89 KB] , a French opinion
8 December 2000, Commissions des matières fertilisantes et des supports de culture nominated by the Minister of Agriculture and composed of representation of the different administrations but also of fertiliser manufacturers, traders, farmers, ecologists and consumers

Germany

Summary of report pdf - 49 KB [49 KB] Risikoabschätzung der Cadmium-Belastung für Mensch und Umwelt infolge der Anwendung von cadmiumhaltigen Düngemitteln
Bundesministerium für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft, Bonn

Greece

Cycling of cadmium pdf - 254 KB [254 KB] coming from fertilisers in the Greek Environment & annexes pdf - 47 KB [47 KB]
1 June 2000, Ministry of Finance, General Chemical State Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture Assessment of risks pdf - 60 KB [60 KB] to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilisers for Greece
1 September 2000, Ministry of Finance, General Chemical State Laboratory

Ireland

Assessment of risks pdf - 125 KB [125 KB] to health and the environment form cadmium in phosphatic fertilisers for south-eastern regions of Ireland
October 2000, Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Agricultural House, Dublin

Sweden

Assessment of risks pdf - 210 KB [210 KB] to health and the environment in Sweden from cadmium in fertilisers & annexes pdf - 144 KB [144 KB]
October 2000, National Chemicals Inspectorate, Solna

Revision of the assessment of risks to health and the environment from cadmium in phosphate fertilisers.

Risk assessment pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] , part 2 pdf - 5 MB [5 MB] , part 3 pdf - 4 MB [4 MB] , part 4 pdf - 629 KB [629 KB] .

 

January 2011 - Swedish Chemical Agency, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Swedish National Food Administration

United Kingdom

Report on cadmium assessment pdf - 54 KB [54 KB] to the fertilisers working group by the United Kingdom
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food, Food Standard Agency, Environment agency

Risk assessments from the EEA

Iceland

Brief report pdf - 102 KB [102 KB] on the cadmium status in Iceland
September 2000, Agricultural Research Institute Reykjavik

Norway

Risk assessment pdf - 162 KB [162 KB] of cadmium in mineral fertilisers in Norway using model calculation
October 2000, Jordforsk, Norwegian centre for soil and environmental research

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