Safflower seed - Chapter 15 | Official Grain Grading Guide

Primary and export grade determinants tables

Safflower Seed, Canada (CAN)
Grade name Standard of quality Damage Foreign material Hulls
Degree of soundness Heated % Total % Excreta % Matter other than cereal grains % Stones % Total % Empty hulls % Dehulled seeds %
No. 1 Canada Well matured, good natural colour Nil 3 0.02 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.5 2
No. 2 Canada Reasonably well matured, may be moderately weather-stained Nil 10 0.02 0.5 0.1 2 1 5
No. 3 Canada Excluded from higher grades on account of weather-stained, may have the odour associated with low-quality seed but not distinctly sour, musty or rancid 1 10 0.02 1 0.1 5 2 8
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met   Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Heated Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Damaged Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Excerta Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture 2.5% or less—Safflower Seed, Rejected (grade) Account Stones or Safflower Seed, Sample Canada, Account Stones
Over 2.5%—Safflower Seed, Sample Salvage
Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Admixture Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Hulls Safflower Seed, Sample Canada Account Dehulled