Title 7

SECTION 51.689

51.689 Tolerances.

§ 51.689 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 lot, shall be within the limitations specified in Tables I and II. No tolerance shall apply to wormy fruit.

Table I - Shipping Point 1

(A) For 1 through 20 Samples

Factor Grades AL 2 Number of 50-count samples 3
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Acceptance number (maximum permitted) 4
Decay U.S. Fancy.
U.S. No. 1. 1 0 1 51 1 2 52 2 3 3 3 53 3 4 4 54 4 5 5 5 5
U.S. No. 2.
U.S. Combination.
U.S. No. 3. 2 0 1 2 52 2 53 3 4 4 54 5 5 55 6 6 56 6 7 7 7
Very serious U.S. Fancy.
damage U.S. No. 1. 6 4 6 9 11 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 33 35 37 39 41 43 45
including U.S. No. 2.
decay. U.S. Combination.
Total defects U.S. Fancy.
including U.S. No. 1. 8 7 12 17 22 27 32 36 41 45 50 54 59 63 68 72 76 81 85 90 94
decay and U.S. No. 2.
very serious U.S. No. 3.
damage.
U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted). 29 26 48 70 91 112 134 155 176 197 218 239 260 281 301 322 343 364 384 405 425
Off-size 10 7 12 17 22 27 32 36 41 45 50 54 59 63 68 72 76 81 85 90 94
Discoloration U.S. No. 1.
U.S. No. 1 Bright. 10 7 12 17 22 27 32 36 41 45 50 54 59 63 68 72 76 81 85 90 94
U.S. No. 2.
U.S. Combination.
Acceptance number (minimum required) 4
U.S. No. 1 Bronze. 1 3 8 12 18 23 29 34 40 45 51 56 62 68 74 79 85 91 97 102 108
U.S. No. 2 Russet.

Table I - Shipping Point 1 - Continued

(B) For 21 through 40 Samples

Factor Grades AL 2 Number of 50-count samples 3
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted) 4
Decay U.S. Fancy.
U.S. No. 1. 1 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 5 7 7 8 8 8 5 8 8 9 9
U.S. No. 2.
U.S. Combination.
U.S. No. 3. 2 8 8 5 8 8 9 9 5 9 9 10 10 5 10 11 11 5 11 11 12 12 5 12 12 13
Very serious U.S. Fancy.
damage U.S. No. 1. 6 47 49 51 53 54 56 58 60 62 64 66 68 70 72 74 76 78 80 81 83
including U.S. No. 2.
decay. U.S. Combination.
Total defects U.S. Fancy.
including U.S. No. 1. 8 98 103 107 111 116 120 124 129 133 137 141 146 150 154 159 163 167 171 176 180
decay and U.S. No. 2.
very serious U.S. No. 3.
damage.
U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted). 29 446 467 487 508 529 549 570 590 611 631 652 672 693 713 734 754 775 795 816 836
Off-size 10 98 103 107 111 116 120 124 129 133 137 141 146 150 154 159 163 167 171 176 180
Discoloration U.S. No. 1.
U.S. No. 1 Bright. 10 98 103 107 111 116 120 124 129 133 137 141 146 150 154 159 163 167 171 176 180
U.S. No. 2.
U.S. Combination.
Acceptance number (minimum required) 4
U.S. No. 1 Bronze. 1 114 119 125 131 137 143 149 155 161 166 172 178 184 190 196 202 208 214 220 226
U.S. No. 2 Russet.

1 Shipping 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.

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

3 Sample size - 33-count.

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

5 Preferred number of samples for this acceptance number.

Table II - En Route or at Destination

Factor Grades AL 1 Number of 50-count samples 2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted)
Decay All. 4 3 4 6 7 9 10 11 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 27
Very serious U.S. Fancy.
damage U.S. No. 1. 6 4 6 9 11 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 33 35 37 39 41 43 45
other than U.S. No. 2.
decay. U.S Combination.
Total defects U.S. Fancy.
including U.S. No. 1. 8 7 12 17 22 27 32 36 41 45 50 54 59 63 68 72 76 81 85 90 94
very serious U.S. No. 2.
damage U.S. No. 3.
other than decay.
U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted). 29 26 48 70 91 112 134 155 176 197 218 239 260 281 301 322 343 364 384 405 425
Off-size 10 7 12 17 22 27 32 36 41 45 50 54 59 63 68 72 76 81 85 90 94
Discoloration U.S. No. 1.
U.S. No. 1 Bright. 10 7 12 17 22 27 32 36 41 45 50 54 59 63 68 72 76 81 85 90 94
U.S. No. 2.
U.S. Combination.
Acceptance number (minimum required) 3
U.S. No. 1 Bronze. 1 3 8 12 18 23 29 34 40 45 51 56 62 68 74 79 85 91 97 102 108
U.S. No. 2 Russet.

1 AL - Absolute limit permitted in individual 50-count sample.

2 Sample size-50-count.

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