810.206 Grades and grade requirements for barley.§ 810.206 Grades and grade requirements for barley.
|Grade||Minimum limits of -||Maximum Limits of -|
|Test weight per bushel (pounds)||Sound barley (percent)||Damaged kernels 1 (percent)||Heat damaged kernels (percent)||Foreign material (percent)||Broken kernels (percent)||Thin barley (percent)|
|U.S. No. 1||47.0||97.0||2.0||0.2||1.0||4.0||10.0|
|U.S. No. 2||45.0||94.0||4.0||0.3||2.0||8.0||15.0|
|U.S. No. 3||43.0||90.0||6.0||0.5||3.0||12.0||25.0|
|U.S. No. 4||40.0||85.0||8.0||1.0||4.0||18.0||35.0|
|U.S. No. 5||36.0||75.0||10.0||3.0||5.0||28.0||75.0|
U.S. Sample Grade:
U.S. Sample grade shall be barley that:
(a) Does not meet the requirements for the grades 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5; or
(b) Contains 8 or more stones or any number of stones which have an aggregate weight in excess of 0.2 percent of the sample weight, 2 or more pieces of glass, 3 or more crotalaria seeds (Crotalaria spp.), 2 or more caster beans (Ricinus communis L.), 4 or more particles of unknown foreign substance(s) or commonly recognized harmful or toxic substance(s), 8 or more cocklebur (Xanthium spp.) or similar seeds singly or in combination, 10 or more rodent pellets, bird droppings, or equivalent quantity of other animal filth per 1 1/8 to 1 1/4 quarts of barley; or
(c) Has a musty, sour, or commercially objectionable foreign odor (except smut or garlic odor); or
(d) Is heating or otherwise of distinctly low quality.
1 Includes heat-damaged kernels. Injured-by-frost kernels and injured-by-mold kernels are not considered damaged kernels.