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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.628

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.628

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§51.628   Tolerances.

In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling in each of the foregoing grades, based on sample inspection, the number of defective or off-size specimens in the individual sample, and the number of defective or off-size specimens in the lot, shall be within the limitations specified in Tables I and II. No tolerance shall apply to wormy fruit.

Table I—Shipping Point1

(A) For 1 through 20 Samples

FactorGradesAL2Number of 33-count samples3
1234567891011121314151617181920
   Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted)4
DecayU.S. Fancy.
   U.S. No. 1.100015122225222333533444
   U.S. Combination.
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. No. 3.10151122223333344454555555
Very seriousU.S. Fancy.
   damageU.S. No. 1.4357810111314161718202123242527283032
   includingU.S. Combination.
   decay.U.S. No. 2.
Total defectsU.S. Fancy.
   includingU.S. No. 1.559121619222528313437404446495255586164
   decay andU.S. No. 2.
   very seriousU.S. No. 3.
   damage.
   U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted).21183347627690104119133147161174188202216230244257271285
Off-size759121619222528313437404446495255586164
Discoloration.U.S. No. 1.
   U.S. No. 1 Bright.759121619222528313437404446495255586164
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   Acceptance numbers (minimum required)4
   U.S. No. 1 Bronze.02481114182125283236394347505357616468
   U.S. No. 2 Russet.

Table I—Shipping Point1 (Continued)

(B) For 21 through 40 Samples

FactorGradesAL2Number of 33-count samples3
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
   Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted)4
DecayU.S. Fancy.
   U.S. No. 1.144544455555355566666366
   U.S. Combination.
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. No. 3.156665667775778888589999
Very seriousU.S. Fancy.
   damageU.S. No. 1.43234353638394042434445474849515253545657
   includingU.S. Combination.
   decay.U.S. No. 2.
Total defectsU.S. Fancy.
   includingU.S. No. 1.5677073767982848790939699102105107110113116119122
   decay andU.S. No. 2.
   very seriousU.S. No. 3.
   damage.
   U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted).21298312326339353367380394408421435449462476489503517530544557
Off-size7677073767982848790939699102105107110113116119122
DiscolorationU.S. No. 1.
   U.S. No. 1 Bright.7677073767982848790939699102105107110113116119122
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   Acceptance numbers (minimum required)4
   U.S. No. 1 Bronze.07276808488929699103107110114118122126130134137141145
   U.S. No. 2 Russet.

1Shipping point, as used in these standards, means the point of origin of the shipment in the production area or at port of loading for ship stores or overseas shipments, or in the case of shipments from outside the continental United States, the port of entry into the United States.

2AL—Absolute limit permitted in individual 33-count sample.

3Same size 33-count.

4Acceptance number—maximum or minimum number of defective or off-size fruit permitted.

5Preferred number of samples for this acceptance number.

Table II—En Route or at Destination

FactorGradesAL1Number of 33-count samples2
1234567891011121314151617181920
   Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted)3
DecayAll.32345678910111213413141516171841819
Very SeriousU.S. Fancy.
   damageU.S. No. 1.4357810111314161718202123242527283031
   other thanU.S. No. 2.
   decay.U.S. Combination.
Total defectsU.S. Fancy.
   includingU.S. No. 1.559121619222528313437404446495255586164
   very seriousU.S. No. 2.
   damage.U.S. No. 3.
   other than decay.
   U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted).2118334762769010411913314716117418820221623024425727128
Off-size759121619222528313437404446495255586164
DiscolorationU.S. No. 1.
   U.S. No. 1 Bright.759121619222528313437404446495255586164
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   Acceptance numbers (minimum required)3
U.S. No. 1 Bronze.02481114182125283236394347505357616468
   U.S. No. 2 Russet.

1Absolute limit permitted in individual 33-count sample

2Sample size—33-count

3Acceptance number—maximum or minimum number of defective or off-size fruit permitted

4Preferred number of samples for this acceptance number


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