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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 2412


  • Section: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 24 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
  • Group: 241 - Manufacture of basic chemicals
  • Class: 2412 - Manufacture of fertilizers and nitrogen compounds

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- manufacture of fertilizers:
· straight or complex nitrogenous, phosphatic or potassic fertilizers
· urea, crude natural phosphates and crude natural potassium salts
· compost
- manufacture of associated nitrogen products:
· nitric and sulphonitric acids, ammonia, ammonium chloride, ammonium carbonate, nitrites and nitrates of potassium

This class excludes:
- mining of guano, see 1421
- manufacture of agrochemical products, such as pesticides, see 2421

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