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guaranteed analysis

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Much like human food, the guaranteed analysis on any package or can of pet food will tell you the overall fat, protein, fiber, and moisture content of the food.
The only requirement that the industry must meet is to adhere to the Labeling Act, which states that food must contain the name and address of the producing company, whether the product is intended for dogs or cats, the weight of the food, and the guaranteed analysis.
A fertilizer bag may carry the following label: 20-10-10, Guaranteed Analysis, Total Nitrogen 20 percent, 8 percent water insoluble nitrogen, phosphate 10 percent, potash 10 percent
These latter columns offer guaranteed analysis for specific applications.
The type of nitrogen (listed in the guaranteed analysis on the label) a liquid fertilizer contains may also influence which products you buy.