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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 2012


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
  • Group: 201 - Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilizers and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms
  • Class: 2012 - 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
- manufacture of associated nitrogen products:
· nitric and sulphonitric acids, ammonia, ammonium chloride, ammonium carbonate, nitrites and nitrates of potassium

This class also includes:
- manufacture of potting soil with peat as main constituent
- manufacture of potting soil mixtures of natural soil, sand, clays and minerals

This class excludes:
- mining of guano, see 0891
- manufacture of agrochemical products, such as pesticides, see 2021
- operation of compost dumps, see 3821

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