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Kidney Beans

GRADES

Extra No.1 Canada

No. 1 Canada

No.1 Canada Select

No. 2 Canada

No. 3 Canada

No. 4 Canada

Standard of Quality

Uniform Size, Good Natural Color

Reasonably Good Color

Fairly Good Color

Fairly Good Color

Fairly Good Color

Off - Color

PARAMETERS

           

Moisture

14% max

14% max

14% max

14% max

14% max

14% max

Total Defects

1% max

1.5% max

1.5% max

3% max

5% max

8.5% max

Total Damaged

1% max

3.5% max

3.5% max

5.5% max

7.5% max

10% max

Foreign Material (Incl Stones)

Nil

0.05% max

0.05% max

0.1% max

0.2% max

0.5% max

Foreign Material (Stones)

0.05% max

0.1% max

0.1% max

0.2% max

0.5% max

1% max

Contrasting classes

1% max

1.5% max

1.5% max

3% max

5% max

8.5% max

Classes that blends

1% max

3% max

3% max

5% max

10% max

15% max

General Requrements

  • Be the dried and mature seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris.
  • Be sweet, clean, wholesome, uniform in size, shape, colour and in sound merchantable conditions.
  • Be free from living and dead insects, fungus infestation, added colouring matter, moulds, obnoxious smell, discolouration.
  • Be free from rodent hair and excreta.
  • Be free from toxic or noxious seeds viz. Crotolaria (Crotolaria spp.), Cron cocle (Agrostemma githago L.), Castor bean (Ricinus communis L.), Jimson Weed (Dhatura spp.), Argemone mexicana, Khesari and other seeds that are commonly recognized as harmful to health.
  • Uric acid and Aflatoxin shall not exceed 100 milligrams and 30 micrograms per kilogram respectively.