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Nanotechnology

  • Date Petition Received: N/A

Narrow Range Oils

Natamycin (PDF)

Natamycin (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 12/08/05
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, processing aid (mold inhibitor)
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: March-07
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling

Natural Casings

  • See “Casings, from processed intestines”

Newspaper or Other Recycled Paper 

  • Status: Added to the National List, 205.601(b) and 205.601(c)

Also see “Paper (Plant Pots and Containers)”

Nickel (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 09/04/09
  • Petition Area and Use: Crops: Add to 205.601, micronutrient
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-11
  • Status: Prohibited for use in organic crop production

Nicotine

  • See “Tobacco Dust”

Nigari

  • See Magnesium Chloride

Nipasol M Sodium

  • Date Petition Received: 03/14/02
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, processing aid
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling

Nisin

  • Petition Area and Use: Synthetic
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November-95
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling

Nitrogen

  • Petition Area and Use: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-95
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Restricted to oil-free grades from non-oil sources

Nitrous Oxide (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 06/20/02
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, aid, propellent
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling

Nonanoic Acid (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 04/29/11
  • Petition Area and Use: Livestock: Add to 205.603, insect repellent/insecticide
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Oct-12
  • Status: Not recommended for listing

Nonanoic Acid

  • See Pelargonic Acid for petition for crop use

Non-Fat Dry Milk (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 10/13/06
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: No report requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: March-07
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Not recommended for listing in 205.606

Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs)

  • Petition Area and Use: Inert ingredient
  • Status: EPA List 4 added to 205.601(m) and 205.603(e) (specific NPEs only)

Nucleotides (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 09/14/11
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, ingredient
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Oct-12
  • Status: Not recommended for listing

Nutrient Vitamins and Minerals

  • Petition Area and Use: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-11
  • Status: Added to National List, 205.605(b)