7 CFR 205.602 - Nonsynthetic substances prohibited for use in organic crop production.

§ 205.602 Nonsynthetic substances prohibited for use in organic crop production.

The following nonsynthetic substances may not be used in organic crop production:

(a) Ash from manure burning.

(b) Arsenic.

(c) Calcium chloride, brine process is natural and prohibited for use except as a foliar spray to treat a physiological disorder associated with calcium uptake.

(d) Lead salts.

(e) Potassium chloride - unless derived from a mined source and applied in a manner that minimizes chloride accumulation in the soil.

(f) Sodium fluoaluminate (mined).

(g) Sodium nitrate - unless use is restricted to no more than 20% of the crop's total nitrogen requirement; use in spirulina production is unrestricted until October 21, 2005.

(h) Strychnine.

(i) Tobacco dust (nicotine sulfate).

(j)-(z) [Reserved]

[ 68 FR 61992, Oct. 31, 2003]

Title 7 published on 10-May-2017 03:42

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 205 after this date.

  • 2017-05-10; vol. 82 # 89 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 21677 - National Organic Program (NOP); Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Marketing Service
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      The effective date of the final rule published on January 19, 2017 (82 FR 7042), delayed until May 19, 2017, on February 9, 2017 (82 FR 9967), is further delayed until November 14, 2017.
      7 CFR Part 205