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Title 7 Part 810 → Subpart I → §810.1404

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter VIII → Part 810 → Subpart I → §810.1404

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Title 7 Part 810 → Subpart I → §810.1404

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Title 7Subtitle BChapter VIIIPart 810Subpart I → §810.1404


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 810—OFFICIAL UNITED STATES STANDARDS FOR GRAIN
Subpart I—United States Standards for Sorghum


§810.1404   Grades and grade requirements for sorghum.

Grading factorsGrades U.S. Nos.1
1234
Minimum pound limits of
Test weight per bushel57.055.053.051.0
Maximum percent limits of
Damaged kernels:
Heat (part of total)0.20.51.03.0
Total2.05.010.015.0
Broken kernels and foreign material:
Foreign material (part of total)1.02.03.04.0
Total3.06.08.010.0
Maximum count limits of
Other material:
Animal filth9999
Castor beans1111
Crotalaria seeds2222
Glass1111
Stones27777
Unknown foreign substance3333
Cockleburs7777
Total310101010
U.S. Sample grade is sorghum that:
(a) Does not meet the requirements for U.S. Nos. 1, 2, 3, or 4; or
(b) Has a musty, sour, or commercially objectionable foreign odor (except smut odor); or
(c) Is badly weathered, heating, or distinctly low quality.

1Sorghum which is distinctly discolored shall not grade higher than U.S. No. 3.

2Aggregate weight of stones must also exceed 0.2 percent of the sample weight.

3Includes any combination of animal filth, castor beans, crotalaria seeds, glass, stones, unknown foreign substance or cockleburs.

[72 FR 39733, July 20, 2007]