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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 3TEXAS FEED AND FERTILIZER CONTROL SERVICE/OFFICE OF THE TEXAS STATE CHEMIST
CHAPTER 65COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER RULES
SUBCHAPTER CLABELING
RULE §65.24Warnings or Cautionary Statements Required

A warning or cautionary statement is required on any fertilizer product which:

  (1) contains 0.10% or more boron in water soluble form. The statement shall include:

    (A) the word "Warning" or "Caution" conspicuously displayed;

    (B) the crop(s) for which the fertilizer is recommended; and

    (C) that the use of the fertilizer on any crop(s) other than those recommended may result in serious injury to the crop(s);

  (2) contains 0.001% or more of molybdenum. The statement shall include:

    (A) the word "Warning" or "Caution" conspicuously displayed; and

    (B) that the application of fertilizers containing molybdenum may result in forage crops containing levels of molybdenum which are toxic to ruminant animals;

  (3) when applied according to the directions for use adds to the land levels of trace elements exceeding the limits set forth in Table 2, subparagraph (B) of this paragraph.

    (A) The statement, conspicuously displayed, shall read "WARNING: Application according to the directions for use EXCEEDS the allowable limits of certain trace elements which can be applied to one acre of land in a calendar year."

    (B) Table 2. Cumulative Element Loading Rate When Conforming to §65.17(d)(1).

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Source Note: The provisions of this §65.24 adopted to be effective October 7, 1983, 8 TexReg 3813; amended to be effective April 29, 1992, 17 TexReg 2763; amended to be effective April 13, 1993, 18 TexReg 2131; amended to be effective September 1, 1998, 23 TexReg 7554.

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