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Subtitle B— Regulations of the

Department of Agriculture

CHAPTER 1-CONSUMER AND MARKETING SERVICE

(Standards, Inspections, Marketing Practices)

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NOTE: The title of Chapter I was changed as set forth above at 30 F.R. 2129, February 17, 1965. For individual documentation of the nomenclature changes in this chapter, see the "List of Sections Affected.”

SUBCHAPTER ACOMMODITY STANDARDS AND STANDARD CONTAINER

REGULATIONS Part 26 Grain standards.

Cotton classification under cotton futures legislation. 28 Cotton classing, testing, and standards. 29 Tobacco inspection. 30 Tobacco stocks and standards. 31 Wool standards. 33 Export apples and pears. 34 Tobacco Seed and Plant Exportation Act. 35 Export grapes and plums.

Standard containers. 42 Standards for condition of food containers. 43 Standards for sampling plans. 44 [Reserved] 45 [Reserved]

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26.12

26.13

26.14 26.15

26.16 26.17

26.18 26.19

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26.26

26.27

26.28

26.29

26.30 26.31

Sec. 26.59 Official certificates (general require

ments). 26.60 Grade inspection certificates. 26.61 Divided-original inspection certif

icates. 26.62 Duplicate-original inspection cer

tificates. 26.63 Correcting errors in inspection cer

tificates. 26.64 Additional information which may be

included on certificates or letterhead statements.

FEES AND CHARGES 26.70 Inspections conducted by official in

spection agencies. 26.71 Federal inspection services in Cana

dian ports. 26.72 Appeal inspection services in the

United States. 26.73 Fees and charges; general provisions.

LICENSES, AUTHORIZATIONS, AND CONTRACTS 26.75 When license or authorization is re

quired. 26.76 Who may be licensed or authorized. 26.77 Applications for licensing actions. 26.78 Examinations and reexaminations. 26.79 Issuance and possession of licenses. 26.80 Automatic termination of licenses. 26.81 Voluntary suspension or cancellation

of licenses. 26.82 Automatic suspension of license by

change in employment. 26.83 Cancellation by Administrator. 26.84 Surrender of license. 26.85 Duties of official inspection per

sonnel. 26.86 Standards of conduct for official in

spection personnel. 26.87 Conflicts of interest. 26.88 Other prohibited actions by official

inspection personnel. 26.89 Corrective actions for violations by

official inspection personnel. 26.90 Contracts for the performance of

specified functions.

OFFICIAL INSPECTION AGENCIES 26.95 Designations general. 26.96 Requirements for designation. 26.97 Application for designation. 26.98 Approval or denial of designation. 26.99 Designated points and areas. 26.100 Duties of official inspection agencies. 26.101 Cancellation, amendment, transfer,

supervision, and revocation of

designation. 26.102 Filing of complaints. PROVISIONS GOVERNING GRAIN MERCHANDISING 26.110 Mandatory inspection-export grain. 26.111 Other inspection requirements. 26.112 Permissive inspection. 26.113 Mandatory grades. 26.114 Use of official grade designations, of

ficial inspeetion marks and other descriptions of or representations concerning grain.

Conditional withholding of inspec

tion service. Method and order of inspection sery

ice. Inspection of grain in railway cars,

trucks, and barges for grade. Inspection of grain in ships. Inspection and certification of grain

in combined lots. Inspection after appeal. When identity of grain shall be

deemed lost. Place of inspection. Disposition of inspection samples.

ORIGINAL INSPECTIONS Who may request an original inspeca

tion. Where and when to request an

original inspection and informa

tion required. When a request for an original in

spection may be withdrawn or dis

missed. Who shall handle original inspection,

and method and order of per

formance. Issuance and distribution of original

inspection certificates. Succeeding original inspections. Original inspections on "set backs" means of conveyance.

REINSPECTIONS Who may request a reinspection. Where and when to request a rein

spection and information required. When a request for a reinspection

may be withdrawn or dismissed. Who shall handle reinspections, and

method and order of performance. Issuance and distribution of reinspection certificate.

APPEAL INSPECTIONS Who may request an appeal in

spection. Where and when to request an appeal

inspection and information re

quired. When a request for an appeal in

spection may be withdrawn or dis

missed. Who shall handle appeal inspections,

and method and order of per

formance. Issuance and distribution of appeal

inspection certificates. Appeal Inspection by Board of Appeals and Review,

RECORDS Maintenance and availability of

26.35 26.36

26.37

26.38

26.39

26.45

26.46

26.47

26.48

26.49

26.50

records.
Detailed work records.
File samples.
Official certificates (issuance and

distribution).

26.55

26.56 26.57 26.58

Sec.

OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED 26.115 Limitations on the validity of inspec.

STATES FOR CORN tion certificates.

Sec. 26.116 Deceptive loading, handling, sam- 26.351 Terms defined. pling.

26.352 Principles governing the application 26.117 Inspection not to be denied.

of the standards. 26.118 Procedure for withholding or refusal 26.353 Grades, grade requirements, and of official inspection service.

grade designations. GENERAL PROVISIONS

OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR RYE 26.125 Procedure for establishing standards. 26.126 Supervision and enforcement proce

26.401 Terms defined. dures.

26.402 Grades, grade requirements, and 26.127 . Informal complaints.

grade designations. 26.128 Demonstrations and standard line

26.403 Dockage. samples.

26.403a Special grade; Plump rye. 26.129 Publications.

26.404 Special grade; Tough rye.

26.405 Special grade; Smutty rye. Subpart B-Standards

26.406 Special grade; Garlicky rye.

26.407. Special grade; Weevily rýe. OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED

26.408 Special grade; Ergoty rye. STATES FOR BARLEY

26.409 Grade factors; definitions. 26.201 Terms defined.

OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED 26.202 Principles governing the application

STATES FOR MIXED GRAIN of the standards. 26.203 Grades, grade requirements, and

26.451 Terms defined. grade designations.

26.462 Principles governing application of

standards. OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED

26.458 Grades,' grade requirements, and STATES FOR OATS

grade designations. 26.251 Terms defined.

OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED 26.252 Principles governing application of

STATES FOR FLAXSEED standards. 26.259 Grades, grade requirements, and

26.501 Terms defined. grade designations.

26.502 Flaxseed.

26.503 DO ge. OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED

26.504 Damaged flaxseed. STATES FOR WHEAT

26.505 Heat-damaged flaxseed. 26.301 Terms defined.

26.506 Stones. 26.302 Wheat.

26.507 Principles governing application of 26.303 Dockage.

standards. 26.304 Foreign material.

26.508 Basis of determinations. 26.305 Other grains.

26.509 Percentages. 26.306 Damaged kernels,

26.510 Moisture. 26.307 Heat-damaged kernels, 26.308 Contrasting classes.

26.511 Test weight per bushel. 26.309 Shrunken and broken kernels.

26.512 Grades. 26.310 0.064x%% oblong hole sieve.

26.513 Grades and grade requirements for 26.311 Stones.

flaxseed. 26.312 Defects.

26.514 Grade designations for flaxseed. 26.313 Principles governing application of

OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED standards.

STATES FOR GRAIN SORGHUM 26.314 Basis of determination, 26.315 Percentages.

26.551 Terms defined. 26.316 Moisture.

26.552 Principles governing application of 26.317 Test weight per bushel.

standards. 26.318 Classes.

26.553 Grades, grade requirements, and 26.319 Hard Red Spring Wheat.

grade designations. 26.320 Durum Wheat.

OFFICIAL GRAIN STANDARDS OF THE UNITED 26.321 Red Durum Wheat.

STATES FOR SOYBEANS 26.322 Hard Red Winter Wheat. 26.323 Soft Red Winter Wheat.

26.601 Terms defined. 26.324 White Wheat.

26.602 Principles governing application of 26.325 Mixed Wheat.

standards. 26.326 Grades.

26.603 Grades, grade requirements, and 26.327 Grades and grade requirements.

grade designations. 26.328 Special grades, special grade require

INTERPRETATIONS
ments, and special grade designa-
tions.

26.901 Interpretation with respect to the 26.329 Grade designations for wheat.

term "distinctly low quality".

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