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

Agriculture & Food - Fertilizers

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.