Miracle-Gro Water Soluble Miracid Plant Food 30-10-10

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Miracle-Gro Water Soluble Miracid Plant Food 30-10-10
Heavy metals (ppm)
WashingtonArsenic: 1.78 ppm
 Cadmium: 0.355 ppm
 Cobalt: 1.8 ppm
 Mercury: 0.0071 ppm
 Molybdenum: 6.1 ppm
 Nickel: 1.78 ppm
 Lead: 1.8 ppm
 Selenium: 1.78 ppm
 Zinc: 1320 ppm
Sources: WSDA[1]
retrieved 4 May 2017

Miracle-Gro Water Soluble Miracid Plant Food 30-10-10 is a NPK fertilizer from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. The fertilizer contains 30% nitrogen (N), 10% phosphorus (P2O5), and 10% potassium (K2O). Heavy metal analyses of the product reported to Washington State can be found in the info box on this page. The analysis shows the quantities of heavy metals, in parts per million (ppm), of arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), cobalt (Co), lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), molybdenum (Mo), nickel (Ni), selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn) present in a sample of the product.

The fertilizer heavy metals analysis information for Miracle-Gro Water Soluble Miracid Plant Food 30-10-10 is from the Washington State Department of Agriculture. The information on WikiFootprints was last obtained from the agency website on 4 May 2017. WikiFootprints is not an official source of this information and may not represent the most recent analysis of the product. Official data can be obtained from the Washington State Department of Agriculture Fertilizer Product Database.[1]



Usage

Fertilizers and other products used to increase soil fertility can contain significant amounts of heavy metals, such as arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury, and nickel. NPK fertilizers are often used on a regular basis, so there can be a cumulative effect on heavy metal concentrations in the soil. Several state departments of agriculture regulate the concentrations of heavy metals, in agricultural products, to protect human health and natural resources from toxicity.


See also

  • NPK fertilizers - comparison of heavy metal concentrations in fertilizers that provide nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium
  • Fertilizers - comparison of heavy metal concentrations in fertilizers

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Fertilizer Product Database. Washington State Department of Agriculture. Web.