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  • AS 3743-2003

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    Potting mixes

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-09-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies physical, chemical, biological and labelling requirements for potting mixes packaged for retail sale including information to be supplied to the consumer and health warnings. Includes requirements for regular and premium grade mixes as well as special purpose mixes.

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    This Standard specifies physical, chemical, biological and labelling requirements for potting mixes packaged for retail sale. Potting mixes of both regular and premium quality are covered. Requirements are also included for mixes labelled as suitable for African violets, bulbs, hanging baskets, seedlings, orchids, acid-loving plants and plants that are sensitive to phosphorus. Test methods for the analysis of potting mixes are set out in Appendices A to H. NOTE: Appendix I gives guidance on the determination of compliance with this Standard.

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    Committee CS-037
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 3743-1989.Second edition 1993.Third edition 1996.Fourth edition 2003. Originated as AS 3743-1989. Previous edition AS 3743-1996. Fourth edition 2003.

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    AS 1199.1-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS/NZS ISO 9001:2000 Quality management systems - Requirements
    AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices
    AS/NZS ISO 9004:2000 Quality management systems - Guidelines for performance improvements
    AS/NZS 1716:1994 Respiratory protective devices
    AS/NZS 1715:1994 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices
    AS 1199.0-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Introduction to the ISO 2859 attribute sampling system
    HB 18.28-1991 Guidelines for third-party certification and accreditation - Guide 28: General rules for a model third-party certification system for products

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