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Title 7Subtitle BChapter VIIISubchapter APart 868Subpart E → §868.312

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart E—United States Standards for Milled Rice

§868.312   Grade and grade requirements for the class Screenings Milled Rice. (See also §868.315.)

Grades, Grade Requirements, and Grade Designations

GradeMaximum limits of—
Paddy kernels and seedsChalky kernels1 3 (percent)Color requirements1Minimum milling
(number in 500 grams)
Objectionable seeds (number in 500 grams)
U.S. No. 14 530205.0White or CreamyWell milled.
U.S. No. 24 575508.0Slightly grayWell milled.
U.S. No. 34 51259012.0Light gray or slightly rosyReasonably well milled.
U.S. No. 44 517514020.0Gray or rosyReasonably well milled.
U.S. No. 525020030.0Dark gray or very rosyReasonably well milled.
U.S. Sample grade:
U.S. Sample grade shall be milled rice of this class which: (a) Does not meet the requirements for any of the grades from U.S. No. 1 to U.S. No. 5, inclusive; (b) contains more than 15.0 percent of moisture; (c) is musty or sour, or heating; (d) has any commercially objectionable foreign odor; (e) has a badly damaged or extremely red appearance (f) contains more than 0.1 percent of foreign material; (g) contains two or more live or dead weevils or other insects, insect webbing, or insect refuse; or (h) is otherwise of distinctly low quality.

1For the special grade Parboiled milled rice, see §868.315(c).

2For the special grade Undermilled milled rice, see §868.315(d).

3For the special grade Glutinous milled rice, see §868.315(e).

4Grades U.S. No. 1 to U.S. No. 4, inclusive, shall contain not more than 3.0 percent of heat-damaged kernels, kernels damaged by heat and/or parboiled kernels in nonparboiled rice.

5Grades U.S. No. 1 to U.S. No. 4, inclusive, shall contain not more than 1.0 percent of material passing through a 30 sieve.

[67 FR 61251, Sept. 30, 2002]

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