Sunflower seeds - Chapter 14 | Official Grain Grading Guide

Primary and export grade determinants tables

Sunflower Seed, Canada Confectionery (CAN) - 1
Grade name Standard of quality Damage
Minimum test weight (kg/hl) Degree of soundness Head rot % Heated % Insect damage % Total %
No. 1 Canada 31 (155) Well matured and sweet 2 0.5 2 4
No. 2 Canada 29 (144.4) Reasonably well matured and sweet 5 1 4 8
Grade, if No. 2 specs not met Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Light Weight   Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Damage Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Heated Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Insect Damage Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Damaged
Sunflower Seed, Canada Confectionery (CAN) - 2
Grade name Dehulled seeds % Foreign material included in dockage
Excreta % Other grains % Sclerotinia % Soft earth pellets % Stones
No. 1 Canada 5 0.005 2.5 1 2.5 0.1
No. 2 Canada 5 0.005 2.5 2 2.5 0.1
Grade, if No. 2 specs not met Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Dehulled Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Excreta Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture 2.5% or less—Sunflower Seed, Rejected (grade) Account Stones, or Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Stones. Over 2.5%—Sunflower Seed, Sample Salvage
Sunflower Seed, Canada Oil (CAN) - 1
Grade name Standard of quality Damage
Minimum test weight (kg/hl) Degree of soundness Head rot % Heated % Insect damage % Total %
No. 1 Canada 35.0 (169) Well matured and sweet 2 0.5 2 5
No. 2 Canada 31.0 (148.4) Reasonably well matured and sweet 5 1 4 10
Grade, if No. 2 specs not met Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Light Weight   Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Damage Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Heated Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Insect Damage Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Damaged
Sunflower Seed, Canada Oil (CAN) - 2
Grade name Dehulled seeds % Foreign material included in dockage
Exceta % Other grains % Sclerotinia % Soft earth pellets % Stones %
No. 1 Canada 5 0.02 2.5 1 2.5 0.1
No. 2 Canada 5 0.02 2.5 2 2.5 0.1
Grade, if No. 2 specs not met Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Dehulled Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Excreta Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture 2.5% or less—Sunflower Seed, Rejected (grade) Account Stones, or Sunflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Stones. Over 2.5%—Sunflower Seed, Sample Salvage