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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.689

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.689

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§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 Point1

(A) For 1 through 20 Samples

FactorGradesAL2Number of 50-count samples3
1234567891011121314151617181920
   Acceptance number (maximum permitted)4
DecayU.S. Fancy.
   U.S. No. 1.1015112522333533445445555
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   U.S. No. 3.20125225334454555566566777
Very seriousU.S. Fancy.
   damageU.S. No. 1.64691114161820222426283033353739414345
   includingU.S. No. 2.
   decay.U.S. Combination.
Total defectsU.S. Fancy.
   includingU.S. No. 1.8712172227323641455054596368727681859094
   decay andU.S. No. 2.
   very seriousU.S. No. 3.
   damage.
   U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted).2926487091112134155176197218239260281301322343364384405425
Off-size10712172227323641455054596368727681859094
DiscolorationU.S. No. 1.
   U.S. No. 1 Bright.10712172227323641455054596368727681859094
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   Acceptance number (minimum required)4
   U.S. No. 1 Bronze.13812182329344045515662687479859197102108
   U.S. No. 2 Russet.                                                            

Table I—Shipping Point1—Continued

(B) For 21 through 40 Samples

FactorGradesAL2Number of 50-count samples3
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
   Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted)4
DecayU.S. Fancy.
   U.S. No. 1.1556666566777757788858899
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   U.S. No. 3.28858899599101051011115111112125121213
Very seriousU.S. Fancy.
damageU.S. No. 1.64749515354565860626466687072747678808183
includingU.S. No. 2.
decay.U.S. Combination.
Total defectsU.S. Fancy.
includingU.S. No. 1.898103107111116120124129133137141146150154159163167171176180
decay andU.S. No. 2.
very seriousU.S. No. 3.
damage.
   U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted).29446467487508529549570590611631652672693713734754775795816836
Off-size1098103107111116120124129133137141146150154159163167171176180
DiscolorationU.S. No. 1.
   U.S. No. 1 Bright.1098103107111116120124129133137141146150154159163167171176180
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   Acceptance number (minimum required)4
   U.S. No. 1 Bronze.1114119125131137143149155161166172178184190196202208214220226
   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.

3Sample 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 50-count samples2
1234567891011121314151617181920
   Acceptance numbers (maximum permitted)
DecayAll.434679101113141516181920212324252627
Very seriousU.S. Fancy.
damageU.S. No. 1.64691114161820222426283033353739414345
other thanU.S. No. 2.
decay.U.S Combination.
Total defectsU.S. Fancy.
includingU.S. No. 1.8712172227323641455054596368727681859094
very seriousU.S. No. 2.
damageU.S. No. 3.
   other than decay.
   U.S. Combination (U.S. No. 2's permitted).2926487091112134155176197218239260281301322343364384405425
Off-size10712172227323641455054596368727681859094
DiscolorationU.S. No. 1.
   U.S. No. 1 Bright.10712172227323641455054596368727681859094
   U.S. No. 2.
   U.S. Combination.
   Acceptance number (minimum required)3
   U.S. No. 1 Bronze.13812182329344045515662687479859197102108
   U.S. No. 2 Russet.

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

2Sample size-50-count.

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


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