Canola and rapeseed – Chapter 10 | Official Grain Grading Guide

Primary grade determinants tables

Canola, Canada (CAN)

Primary grade determinants tables - Canola, Canada - 1
Grade name Standard of quality Standard of cleanliness Commercially pure seed
Degree of soundness
No. 1 Canada Reasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colour Not more than 1.0% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from canola, to be assessed as dockage
No. 2 Canada Fairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good natural colour Not more than 1.5% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from canola, to be assessed as dockage
No. 3 Canada May have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty, rancid, or any odour that would indicate serious deterioration Not more than 2% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from canola, to be assessed as dockage
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met   Canola, Sample Canada Account Admixture
Primary grade determinants tables - Canola, Canada - 2
Grade name Damage
Distinctly green % Heated % Total %
No. 1 Canada 2 0.1 5
No. 2 Canada 6 0.5 12
No. 3 Canada 20 2 25
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Canola, Sample Canada Account Damaged Canola, Sample Canada Account Heated Canola, Sample Canada Account Damaged
Primary grade determinants tables - Canola, Canada - 3
Grade name Foreign material included in dockage Inconspicuous admixture %
Ergot % Excreta % Insect excreta % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total Conspicuous admixture %
No. 1 Canada 0.05 0.02 0.10 0.05 0.05 1.0 5
No. 2 Canada 0.05 0.02 0.20 0.10 0.05 1.5 5
No. 3 Canada 0.05 0.02 0.3 0.15 0.05 2 5
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Canola, Sample Canada Account Ergot Canola, Sample Canada Account Excreta Canola, Sample Canada Account Excreta Canola, Sample Canada Account Admixture 2.5% or less—Canola Rejected (grade) Account Stones, or Canola, Sample Canada Account Stones. Over 2.5%—Canola, Sample Salvage Canola, Sample Canada Account Admixture 50% or less—Canola, Sample Canada Account Admixture. Over 50%—Refuse screenings

Rapeseed, Canada (CAN)

Primary grade determinants tables - Rapeseed, Canada - 1
Grade name Standard of quality Standard of cleanliness Commercially pure seed
Degree of soundness
No. 1 Canada Reasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colour Not more than 1.0% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from rapeseed
No. 2 Canada Fairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good natural colour Not more than 1.5% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from rapeseed
No. 3 Canada May have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty, rancid, or any odour that would indicate serious deterioration Not more than 2% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from rapeseed
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met   Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Admixture
Primary grade determinants tables - Rapeseed, Canada - 2
Grade name Damage
Distinctly green % Heated % Total %
No. 1 Canada 2 0.1 5
No. 2 Canada 6 0.5 12
No. 3 Canada 20 2 25
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Damaged Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Heated Rapeseed Sample Canada Account Damaged
Primary grade determinants tables - Rapeseed, Canada - 3
Grade name Foreign material include in dockage Inconspicuous admixture %
Ergot % Excreta % Insect excreta % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total Conspicuous admixture %
No. 1 Canada 0.05 0.02 0.10 0.05 0.05 1.0 5
No. 2 Canada 0.05 0.02 0.20 0.10 0.05 1.5 5
No. 3 Canada 0.05 0.02 0.3 0.15 0.05 2 5
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Ergot Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Excreta Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Excreta Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Admixture 2.5% or less— Rapeseed, Rejected (grade) Account Stones, or Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Stones Over 2.5%— Rapeseed, Sample Salvage Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Admixture 50% or less—Rapeseed, Sample Canada Account Admixture. Over 50%—Refuse screenings