Register January 2020 No. 769
Chapter ATCP 40
Subchapter I — General Provisions
ATCP 40.01   Purpose.
ATCP 40.02   Definitions.
Subchapter II — Fertilizer
ATCP 40.04   Fertilizer license.
ATCP 40.06   Fertilizer; tonnage reports and fees.
ATCP 40.08   Fertilizer labeling.
ATCP 40.10   Fertilizer; guaranteed analysis.
ATCP 40.12   Fertilizer permits.
ATCP 40.14   Fertilizer content deficiencies.
ATCP 40.16   Fertilizer sampling and analysis.
ATCP 40.18   Fertilizer; toxic substances.
Subchapter III — Soil or Plant Additives
ATCP 40.20   Soil or plant additives; license.
ATCP 40.22   Soil or plant additives; tonnage reports and fees.
ATCP 40.24   Soil or plant additives; labeling.
ATCP 40.26   Soil or plant additives; guaranteed analysis.
ATCP 40.28   Soil or plant additives; permits.
ATCP 40.30   Soil or plant additives; content deficiencies.
ATCP 40.32   Soil or plant additives; sampling and testing.
ATCP 40.34   Soil or plant additives; toxic substances.
Subchapter IV — Reviewing Permit Applications
ATCP 40.40   Complete application.
ATCP 40.42   Initial review of permit application.
ATCP 40.44   Action on permit application.
ATCP 40.46   Supplementary review.
ATCP 40.48   Scientific substantiation.
ATCP 40.50   Withdrawing or modifying a permit application.
ATCP 40.52   Permit reconsideration.
Subchapter V — Prohibitions
ATCP 40.54   Prohibitions.
Subchapter VI — Enforcement and Appeals
ATCP 40.56   License or permit action.
ATCP 40.58   Stop sale and holding orders.
ATCP 40.60   Court enforcement.
ATCP 40.62   Administrative appeals.
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 ATCP 40 Note Note: Chapter ATCP 40 as it existed on September 30, 2005 was repealed and a new chapter ATCP 40 was created effective October 1, 2005.
subch. I of ch. ATCP 40 Subchapter I — General Provisions
ATCP 40.01 ATCP 40.01 Purpose. This chapter has the following purposes:
ATCP 40.01(1) (1)To protect Wisconsin consumers, including farmers and household users, against unfair and deceptive practices in the sale of fertilizers or soil or plant additives.
ATCP 40.01(2) (2)To protect honest businesses against unfair and deceptive methods of competition.
ATCP 40.01(3) (3)To prevent certain hazards to persons, property, and the environment.
ATCP 40.01 Note 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 ATCP 40.02 Definitions. In this chapter:
ATCP 40.02(1) (1)“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:
ATCP 40.02(1)(a) (a) A plant nutrient.
ATCP 40.02(1)(b) (b) A living microorganism.
ATCP 40.02(1)(c) (c) Any other component declared, or required to be declared under this chapter, as an active ingredient on the product label.
ATCP 40.02(2) (2)“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.
ATCP 40.02(3) (3)“Combination product" means any of the following:
ATCP 40.02(3)(a) (a) A fertilizer-additive combination.
ATCP 40.02(3)(b) (b) A fertilizer-pesticide combination.
ATCP 40.02(3)(c) (c) A pesticide-additive combination.
ATCP 40.02(3)(d) (d) A fertilizer or soil or plant additive combined with seed.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.