Emission Factor

Inorganic phosphorus fertiliser - as p2o5 (market for inorganic phosphorus fertiliser - as P2O5)

Emission factor summary

Emissions generated by the activity within the product supply chain as described in ecoinvent v3.10. The product inorganic phosphorus fertiliser as P2O5' describes a substance which is supplying the nutrient of Phosphorus to plants. The product represents an equivalent form of Phosphorus that is present in the fertiliser and is expressed as a mass of phosphorus pentoxide (P2O5). The term "inorganic" refers to the source of nutrient being produced from chemical or artificial materials. Modelling this substance in a solution requires the user to add the solvent of their choice in their models. Based on EU regulations (REGULATION (EU) 2019/1009) when this substance is used as fertiliser the N-P-K can vary depending on the fertiliser. The cut-off classification is allocatable product. The activity type is market activity. The reference product amount is 1.

NameInorganic phosphorus fertiliser - as p2o5 (market for inorganic phosphorus fertiliser - as P2O5)
CategoryArable Farming
Unit Type
Year Released
Emission Factor
  • CO2e0000kg/kg
LCA Activity
Refer to source
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR5, AR6

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