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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2544

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.2544

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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2544

§51.2544   Tolerances.

(a) In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling, the tolerances in Tables I, II, and III of this section are provided.

Table I—Tolerances

[Percent]

Factor U.S. fancy U.S. extra No. 1 U.S. No. 1 U.S. select U.S. artificially opened U.S. non-split
External (shell) Defects (tolerances by weight):
(a) Non-split and not split on suture2361010N/A
(1) Non-split included in (a)12344N/A
(b) Adhering hull material111222
(c) Light stained71225N/AN/AN/A
(1) Dark stained, included in (c)233333
(d) Damage by other means112310N/A
(e) Total External Defects916N/AN/AN/AN/A
(f) Undersized (Less than 3064 inch in diameter)555545

Table II—Tolerances

Factor
internal (kernel) defects
(tolerances by weight)
U.S. fancy
(percent)
U.S. extra
No. 1
(percent)
U.S. No. 1
(percent)
U.S. select
(percent)
U.S. artificially opened
(percent)
U.S. non-split
(percent)
(a) Damage366666
(b) Serious Damage (Minor Insect or Vertebrate Injury, Mold, Rancid, Decay)344444
(1) Insect Damage, included in (b)122222
(c) Total Internal Defects489999

Table III—Tolerances

[Percent]

Factor U.S. fancy U.S. extra No. 1 U.S. No. 1 U.S. selectU.S. artificially opened U.S. non-split
Other Defects (tolerances by weight):
(a) Shell pieces and blanks222222
(1) Blanks, included in (a)111111
(b) Foreign material (No glass, metal or live insects shall be permitted).25.25.25.25.25.25
(c) Particles and dust.25.25.25.25.25.25
(d) Loose kernels456666

(b) [Reserved]

[68 FR 50683, Aug. 22, 2003, as amended at 69 FR 76835, Dec. 23, 2004]


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