Register August 2016 No. 728
Chapter ATCP 40
FERTILIZER AND RELATED PRODUCTS
Subchapter I — General Provisions
Subchapter II — Fertilizer
Fertilizer; tonnage reports and fees.
Fertilizer; guaranteed analysis.
Fertilizer content deficiencies.
Fertilizer sampling and analysis.
Fertilizer; toxic substances.
Subchapter III — Soil or Plant Additives
Soil or plant additives; license.
Soil or plant additives; tonnage reports and fees.
Soil or plant additives; labeling.
Soil or plant additives; guaranteed analysis.
Soil or plant additives; permits.
Soil or plant additives; content deficiencies.
Soil or plant additives; sampling and testing.
Soil or plant additives; toxic substances.
Subchapter IV — Reviewing Permit Applications
Initial review of permit application.
Action on permit application.
Withdrawing or modifying a permit application.
Subchapter V — Prohibitions
Subchapter VI — Enforcement and Appeals
License or permit action.
Stop sale and holding orders.
Ch. ATCP 40 Note
Note: Chapter ATCP 40 as it existed on September 30, 2005 was repealed and a new chapter ATCP 40 was created effective October 1, 2005.
ATCP 40.01 Purpose.
This chapter has the following purposes:
To protect Wisconsin consumers, including farmers and household users, against unfair and deceptive practices in the sale of fertilizers or soil or plant additives.
To protect honest businesses against unfair and deceptive methods of competition.
To prevent certain hazards to persons, property, and the environment.
ATCP 40.01 Note
See s. 94.64
, Stats. (fertilizer), s. 94.65
, Stats. (soil or plant additives), s. 100.18
, Stats. (fraudulent representations), s. 100.37
, Stats. (hazardous substances), s. 100.42
, Stats. (product safety), and ch. ATCP 139
(consumer product safety).
ATCP 40.01 History
History: CR 04-140
: cr. Register September 2005 No. 597
, eff. 10-1-05.
ATCP 40.02 Definitions.
In this chapter:
“Active ingredient" means an element, chemical compound, or other substance that affects the efficacy, usefulness, or performance of a fertilizer, or soil or plant additive. “Active ingredient" includes all of the following:
Any other component declared, or required to be declared under this chapter, as an active ingredient on the product label.
“Bulk fertilizer" or “bulk soil or plant additive" means a fertilizer or soil or plant additive that is distributed in unpackaged form, or in a container that holds more than 55 gallons of liquid or 100 lbs. of dry material.
“Combination product" means any of the following: