The State Government appoints Notified Authority under Clause 26 A of FCO, 1985. Notified Authority can draw the sample of any fertilizer as per procedure given.
The periodical drawal of sample from every manufacturer and dealer has an impact on quality consciousness of dealer. Therefore, Inspector must draw optimum number of samples from each dealer and manufacturer periodically and send it to Notified fertilizer quality control laboratory. It should be ensured that sample drawn in representative of whole lot. The detailed procedure of drawal of sample is given in Schedule II Part A of FCO. The sample drawn must be sent to notified laboratory along with Form K within 7 days of its drawal. To know more about procedure, please go to link / attachment…..