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Canada Grain Regulations (C.R.C., c. 889)

Regulations are current to 2020-09-09 and last amended on 2020-07-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 3(Subsection 5(2))Grades of Grain

  • Marginal note:Rounding

    1 For the purpose of determining the characteristics of a grain, any value that is calculated in relation to a criterion set out in this schedule shall be:

    • (a) if the criterion is expressed as a whole number, rounded to the nearest whole number or, if the value is equidistant between two whole numbers, rounded up to the nearest whole number;

    • (b) if the criterion is expressed as a decimal in tenths of a whole number, rounded to the nearest tenth of a whole number, or if the value is equidistant between two consecutive tenths, rounded up to the nearest tenth of a whole number; and

    • (c) if the criterion is expressed as a decimal in hundredths of a whole number, rounded to the nearest hundredth of a whole number, or if the value is equidistant between two consecutive hundredths, rounded up to the nearest hundredth of a whole number.

TABLE 1

Wheat, Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyMinimum Hard Vitreous KernelsMinimum ProteinDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%%
No. 1 CWRS75Any variety of the class CWRS designated as such by order of the Commission6510.0Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.60.82.3
No. 2 CWRS72Any variety of the class CWRS designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumNo minimumFairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.22.34.5
No. 3 CWRS69Any variety of the class CWRS designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.52.43.87.5
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPNo minimumNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 2

Wheat, Canada Western Red Winter (CWRW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
VarietyMinimum ProteinDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Minimum Test WeightMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%
No. 1 CWRW79Any variety of the class CWRW designated as such by order of the Commission11.0Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.413
No. 2 CWRW76Any variety of the class CWRW designated as such by order of the Commission11.0Fairly well matured, may be moderately frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.30.725
No. 3 CWRW74Any variety of the class CWRW designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.51.3310
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 3

Wheat, Canada Western Extra Strong (CWES)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyMinimum ProteinDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%
No. 1 CWES75Any variety of the class CWES designated as such by order of the Commission10.0Fairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.20.81.53
No. 2 CWES73Any variety of the class CWES designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.31.52.55
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 4

Wheat, Canada Western Soft White Spring (CWSWS)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CWSWS76Any variety of the class CWSWS designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.21.03
No. 2 CWSWS74Any variety of the class CWSWS designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.32.06
No. 3 CWSWS69Any variety of the class CWSWS designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.010
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 5[Repealed, SOR/2016-204, s. 5]

TABLE 6

Wheat, Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyMinimum Hard Vitreous KernelsMinimum ProteinDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalOther ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%%
No. 1 CWAD79Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission809.5Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.52.04
No. 2 CWAD77Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission60No minimumReasonably well matured, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.23.08
No. 3 CWAD74Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission40No minimumFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.51.54.311
No. 4 CWAD71Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.010.049
No. 5 CWAD65Any varieties of amber durum wheatNo minimumNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged kernels1.010.049.0No limit

TABLE 7

Oats, Canada Western (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessDamageForeign Material
HeatedFrostTotalBarleyCereal Grains Other Than Wheat or BarleyLarge SeedsWheatWild OatsTotal Damage and Foreign Material
Kg/hL%%%%%%%%%
No. 1 CW56Good colour, 98% sound groats0.00.120.810.20.812
No. 2 CW53Good colour, 96% sound groats0.14.041.520.31.524
No. 3 CW51Fair colour, 94% sound groats0.56.063.030.53.036
No. 4 CW48Poor colour, 92% sound groats1.0Footnote for TABLE 7 Oats, Canada Western (CW)* No limit88.081.08.088

TABLE 8

Barley, Canada Western Malting (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
VarietyFusariumHeatedFrostInseparable SeedsLarge Oil-bearing Seeds
%%%%%
Select Malting CW Two-rowAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western Malting Two-row designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
Select Malting CW Six-rowAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western Malting Six-row designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
Select Malting CW Two-row HullessAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western Malting Two-row Hulless designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
Select Malting CW Six-row HullessAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western Malting Six-row Hulless designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
  • Note: Barley not selected for malting will be graded according to quality into the general purpose grades.

TABLE 9

Barley, Canada Western General Purpose (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessInseparable SeedsOther Cereal GrainsWild OatsTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CW63Reasonably sweet, may be frost-damaged, weather-stained or otherwise damaged0.22.51.02.5
No. 2 CW57Fairly sweet, excluded from other grades of barley on account of immature or severely damaged kernels0.28.02.510.0
No. 1 CW Hulless72Reasonably sweet, may be frost-damaged, weather-stained or otherwise damaged0.22.51.02.5
No. 2 CW Hulless65Fairly sweet, excluded from other grades of barley on account of immature or severely damaged kernels0.28.02.510.0

TABLE 10

Barley, Canada Western Food (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Varieties with Adhered HullsOther Hulless VarietiesTotal Adhered HullsInseparable SeedsOther Cereal GrainsTotal
%%%%%%
Select Food CW Two-rowN/AN/AN/A0.22.02
Select Food CW Six-rowN/AN/AN/A0.22.02
Select Food CW Two-row HullessConsidered as other cereal grains550.22.02
Select Food CW Six-row HullessConsidered as other cereal grains550.22.02
  • Note: Barley not selected for food will be graded according to quality into the general purpose grades.

TABLE 11

Rye, Canada Western (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessCereal Grains Other Than WheatErgotMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CW72Well matured, practically free from weather-damaged kernels20.050.52
No. 2 CW69Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from weather-damaged kernels30.201.05
No. 3 CW63Excluded from higher grades on account of damaged kernels100.332.010

TABLE 12

Flaxseed, Canada Western (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityStandard of CleanlinessMaximum Limits of Damage
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessCommercially Pure SeedHeatedTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CW65Any variety of the class Flaxseed, Canada Western designated as such by order of the CommissionMature and sweetNot more than 1.0% of other seeds that are not readily separable from flaxseed, to be assessed as dockage0.113
No. 2 CW62Any variety of the class Flaxseed, Canada Western designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured and sweetNot more than 1.5% of other seeds that are not readily separable from flaxseed, to be assessed as dockage0.225
No. 3 CWNo minimumAny variety of flaxseedExcluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged seeds, may have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty, rancid or having any odour that would indicate serious deteriorationNot more than 2.0% of other seeds that are not readily separable from flaxseed, to be assessed as dockage10.0No limit

TABLE 13[Repealed, SOR/2013-145, s. 1]

TABLE 14

Mixed Grain, Canada Western (CW)

Grade NameCompositionMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
%
Mixed Grain, CW WheatMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% wheat2
Mixed Grain, CW RyeMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% rye2
Mixed Grain, CW BarleyMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% barley2
Mixed Grain, CW OatsMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% oats2
Mixed Grain, CW TriticaleMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% triticale2
Mixed Grain, CWMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, no single cereal grain exceeding 50% but containing 50% or greater of total cereal grains2

TABLE 15

Corn, Canada Western Yellow, White or Mixed (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Damage
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessHeatedTotalTotal Cracked Corn and Foreign Material
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CW68Cool and sweet, uniform size0.132
No. 2 CW66Cool and sweet0.253
No. 3 CW64Cool and sweet0.575
No. 4 CW62Cool and sweet1.0107
No. 5 CW58May have a slight odour, not sour or musty3.01512
  • Note: The colour is added to the grade name.

TABLE 16

Safflower Seed, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessDamageForeign MaterialHulls
HeatedTotalMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalEmpty HullsDehulled Seeds
%%%%%%
No. 1 CanadaWell matured, good natural colour0.030.20.50.52
No. 2 CanadaReasonably well matured, may be moderately weather-stained0.0100.52.01.05
No. 3 CanadaExcluded from higher grades on account of weather-staining, may have the odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty or rancid1.0101.05.02.08

TABLE 17

Wheat, Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CPSR77Any variety of the class CPSR designated as such by Order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.20.835
No. 2 CPSR75Any variety of the class CPSR designated as such by Order of the CommissionMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.31.5510
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 18

Wheat, Canada Prairie Spring White (CPSW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CPSW77Any variety of the class CPSW designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.20.835
No. 2 CPSW75Any variety of the class CPSW designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.31.5510
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 19

Canola, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityStandard of CleanlinessMaximum Limits of Damage
Degree of SoundnessCommercially Pure SeedDistinctly GreenHeatedTotal
%%%
No. 1 CanadaReasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colourNot more than 1.0% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from canola, to be assessed as dockage20.15
No. 2 CanadaFairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good natural colourNot more than 1.5% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from canola, to be assessed as dockage60.512
No. 3 CanadaMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty, rancid, or having any odour that would indicate serious deteriorationNot more than 2.0% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from canola, to be assessed as dockage202.025

TABLE 20

Sunflower Seed, Canada Confectionery (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of DamageDehulled Seeds
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessHeatedInsect DamageTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 Canada31Well matured and sweet0.5245
No. 2 Canada29Reasonably well matured and sweet1.0485

TABLE 21

Sunflower Seed, Canada Oil (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of DamageDehulled Seeds
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessHeatedInsect DamageTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 Canada35Well matured and sweet0.5255
No. 2 Canada31Reasonably well matured and sweet1.04105

TABLE 22

Buckwheat, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessDamageForeign Material
DehulledImmatureTotalCereal GrainsMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%%%%
No. 1 Canada58Cool and sweet11.541.00.21
No. 2 Canada55Cool and sweet21.582.51.03
No. 3 CanadaNo minimumMay have a ground or grassy odour, not musty or sour55.0205.02.05

TABLE 23

Soybeans, Canada Yellow, Green, Brown, Black or Mixed (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessSplitsOther Colours or Bicoloured Other Than for Mixed SoybeansDamageForeign Material
Heat-Damaged or MouldyTotalForeign Material Other Than GrainTotal
kg/hL%%%%%%
No. 1 Canada70Cool, natural odour, good natural colour1020.020.11
No. 2 Canada68Cool, natural odour, slightly stained1530.230.32
No. 3 Canada66Cool, natural odour, may be stained2051.050.53
No. 4 Canada63Cool, may be badly stained30103.082.05
No. 5 Canada59Cool, may be badly stained40155.0153.08
  • Note: The colour is added to the grade name.

TABLE 24

Peas, Canada, Other Than Green (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
ColourPeas of Other ColoursForeign MaterialCracked Seed Coats Including SplitsDamage
ShrivelledSplitsHeatedInsect DamageOther DamageTotal
%%%%%%%%%
No. 1 CanadaGood natural colour1.00.25310.001.033
No. 2 CanadaFair colour2.00.510530.051.555
Extra No. 3 CanadaFair colour2.00.513550.051.559
No. 3 CanadaOff-colour3.01.015750.204.01010
  • Note: The variety or colour is added to the grade name.

TABLE 25

Peas, Canada Green (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
ColourOther Classes and BleachedForeign MaterialCracked Seed Coats Including SplitsDamage
Other ClassesBleachedTotalHeatedInsect DamageOther damageShrivelledSplitsTotal
%%%%%%%%%%%
No. 1 CanadaGood natural colour0.52.02.00.150.00.32213
No. 2 CanadaFair colour1.03.04.00.280.10.84415
No. 3 CanadaOff-colour2.05.07.00.5130.52.5108512
  • Note: The variety or colour is added to the grade name.

TABLE 26

Peas, Canada Feed (Can)

Grade NameMaximum Limits of
FireburntHeated and BinburntPulses Other Than Green, Yellow and Orange PeasInert MaterialErgotExcreta
%%%%%%
Canada Feed Peas0.01510.050.02

TABLE 27

Rapeseed, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityStandard of CleanlinessMaximum Limits of Damage
Degree of SoundnessCommercially Pure SeedDistinctly GreenHeatedTotal
%%%
No. 1 CanadaReasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colourNot more than 1.0% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from rapeseed, to be assessed as dockage20.15
No. 2 CanadaFairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good natural colourNot more than 1.5% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from rapeseed, to be assessed as dockage60.512
No. 3 CanadaMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty or rancid, or any odour that would indicate serious deteriorationNot more than 2.0% of other seeds that are conspicuous and that are not readily separable from rapeseed, to be assessed as dockage202.025

TABLE 28

Domestic Mustard Seed, Brown, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessOther ClassesDamageConspicuous Inseparable Seeds
Distinctly GreenHeatedTotalDistinctly DetrimentalTotal
%%%%%%
No. 1 Canada, BrownReasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colour11.50.11.50.10.3
No. 2 Canada, BrownFairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good colour22.00.23.00.20.5
No. 3 Canada, BrownMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not any odour that would indicate serious deterioration53.50.55.00.30.7
No. 4 Canada, BrownMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not any odour that would indicate serious deterioration103.51.010.01.03.0

TABLE 28.1

Domestic Mustard Seed, Oriental, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessOther ClassesDamageConspicuous Inseparable Seeds
Distinctly GreenHeatedTotalDistinctly DetrimentalTotal
%%%%%%
No. 1 Canada, OrientalReasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colour11.50.11.50.10.3
No. 2 Canada, OrientalFairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good colour21.50.23.00.20.5
No. 3 Canada, OrientalMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not any odour that would indicate serious deterioration53.50.55.00.30.7
No. 4 Canada, OrientalMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not any odour that would indicate serious deterioration103.51.010.01.03.0

TABLE 28.2

Domestic Mustard Seed, Yellow, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessOther ClassesDamageConspicuous Inseparable Seeds
Distinctly GreenHeatedTotalDistinctly DetrimentalTotal
%%%%%%
No. 1 Canada, YellowReasonably well matured, sweet, good natural colour11.50.11.50.10.3
No. 2 Canada, YellowFairly well matured, sweet, reasonably good colour21.50.23.00.20.5
No. 3 Canada, YellowMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, may not have any odour that would indicate serious deterioration53.50.55.00.30.7
No. 4 Canada, YellowMay have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, may not have any odour that would indicate serious deterioration103.51.010.01.03.0

TABLE 29

Triticale, Canada

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessCereal Grains Other Than WheatMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 Canada65Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels10.52.5
No. 2 Canada62Fairly well matured, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels21.04.0
No. 3 CanadaNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged kernels32.07.0

TABLE 30

Pea Beans, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Other Classes That BlendForeign MaterialContrasting ClassesTotal Damage, Foreign Material and Contrasting ClassesTotal Damage, Including Splits, Foreign Material and Contrasting Classes
Stones, Shale or Similar MaterialTotal
%%%%%%
Extra No. 1 CanadaUniform in size, good natural colour10.010.050.11.01.0
Canada No. 1 SelectFairly good colour10.010.050.11.52.0
No. 1 CanadaReasonably good colour10.050.100.11.52.0
No. 2 CanadaFairly good colour50.100.201.03.04.0
No. 3 CanadaFairly good colour50.200.501.05.06.0
No. 4 CanadaOff-colour50.200.501.08.510.0

TABLE 31

Beans, Canada Cranberry, Blackeye or Yelloweye (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Other Classes That BlendForeign MaterialContrasting ClassesTotal Damage, Foreign Material and Contrasting ClassesTotal Damage, Including Splits, Foreign Material and Contrasting Classes
Stones, Shale or Similar MaterialTotal
%%%%%%
Extra No. 1 CanadaUniform in size, good natural colour10.000.051.01.01.0
No. 1 CanadaReasonably good colour30.050.101.51.53.5
No. 1 Canada SelectFairly good colour30.050.101.51.53.5
No. 2 CanadaFairly good colour50.100.203.03.05.5
No. 3 CanadaFairly good colour100.200.505.05.07.5
No. 4 CanadaOff-colour150.501.008.58.510.0
  • Note: The class name is added to the grade name.

TABLE 32

Beans, Canada, Other Than Cranberry, Blackeye, Yelloweye or Pea Beans (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Other Classes That BlendForeign MaterialContrasting ClassesTotal Damage, Foreign Material and Contrasting ClassesTotal Damage Including Splits, Foreign Material and Contrasting Classes
Stones, Shale or Similar MaterialTotal
%%%%%%
Extra No. 1 CanadaUniform in size, good natural colour10.000.051.01.01.0
No. 1 CanadaReasonably good colour30.050.101.51.52.0
No. 1 Canada SelectFairly good colour30.050.101.51.52.0
No. 2 CanadaFairly good colour50.100.203.03.04.0
No. 3 CanadaFairly good colour100.200.505.05.06.0
No. 4 CanadaOff-colour150.501.008.58.510.0
  • Note: The class name is added to the grade name.

TABLE 33

Chick Peas, Canada Western Desi (CW)

Grade NameMaximum Limits of
DamageMechanical Damage Including SplitsGreenForeign Material
%%%%
No. 1 CW12.01.00.1
No. 2 CW23.52.00.2
No. 3 CW35.03.00.2

TABLE 34

Chick Peas, Canada Western Kabuli (CW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
ColourDamageMechanical Damage Including SplitsGreenForeign Material
%%%%
No. 1 CWGood natural colour0.510.50.1
No. 2 CWFair colour1.021.00.2
No. 3 CWPoor colour2.032.00.2

TABLE 35

Lentils, Canada, Other Than Red (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessContrasting ColoursStainedDamageForeign Material
HeatedPeeled, Split and BrokenOther DamageTotalStonesTotal
%%%%%%%%
No. 1 CanadaUniform size, good natural colour0.210.22.01.02.00.10.2
No. 2 CanadaUniform size, reasonably good natural colour0.540.53.52.03.50.20.5
Extra No. 3 CanadaUniform size, fair colour2.070.55.05.05.00.20.5
No. 3 CanadaPoor colour3.0No limit1.010.010.010.00.21.0

TABLE 36

Lentils, Canada Red (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessContrasting ClassesDamageForeign Material
CopperTotal copper including bleachHeatedPeeled, Split and BrokenOther DamageTotalWrinkledTotal Damage Including WrinkledStonesTotal
%%%%%%%%%%%
No. 1 Canada RedUniform size, good natural colour130.20.22.01.02.02.04.00.10.2
No. 2 Canada RedUniform size, reasonably good natural colour3100.50.53.52.03.55.08.00.20.5
Extra No. 3 Canada RedUniform size, fair colour10252.00.55.05.05.0N/AN/A0.20.5
No. 3 Canada RedPoor colourNo limitNo limit3.01.010.010.010.0N/AN/A0.21.0

TABLE 37

Fababeans, Canada (Can)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Degree of SoundnessSplitsDamageForeign Material
Perforated DamageTotalStones or ShaleTotal
%%%%%
No. 1 CanadaReasonably well matured, reasonably good natural colour6140.10.2
No. 2 CanadaFairly well matured, fair colour9360.20.5
No. 3 CanadaCool and sweet, excluded from higher grades on account of immaturity, poor colour or damage123100.52.0

TABLE 38[Repealed, SOR/2019-211, s. 26]

TABLE 39

Wheat, Canada Eastern Red Spring (CERS)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialContrasting Classes
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CERS75Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.81
No. 2 CERS72Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.53
No. 3 CERS69Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.55
No. 4 CERS65Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW

TABLE 40

Wheat, Canada Eastern Hard Red Winter (CEHRW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialContrasting Classes
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CEHRW76Any variety of the class CEHRW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.81
No. 2 CEHRW74Any variety of the class CEHRW designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.53
No. 3 CEHRW69Any variety of the class CEHRW designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.55
No. 4 CEHRW65Any variety of the class CEHRW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW

TABLE 41

Wheat, Canada Eastern Soft Red Winter (CESRW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialContrasting Classes
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CESRW76Any variety of the class CESRW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.81
No. 2 CESRW74Any variety of the class CESRW designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.53
No. 3 CESRW69Any variety of the class CESRW designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.55
No. 4 CESRW65Any variety of the class CESRW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW

TABLE 42

Wheat, Canada Eastern White Winter (CEWW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheat of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CEWW76Any variety of the class CEWW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.21.015
No. 2 CEWW74Any variety of the class CEWW designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.32.026
No. 3 CEWW69Any variety of the class CEWW designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.0310
No. 4 CEWW65Any variety of the class CEWW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW10%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW

TABLE 43[Repealed, SOR/2019-211, s. 26]

TABLE 44

Wheat, Canada Eastern Feed (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialAmber Durum
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%
CE Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durumReasonably sweet, may be immature or weather damaged11010

TABLE 45

Oats, Canada Eastern (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test Weight kg/hLDegree of SoundnessDamageForeign Material
HeatedTotalBarleyWheatWild OatsTotal Damage and Foreign Material
%%%%%%
No. 1 CE51Good natural colour, 98% sound groats0.020.80.812
No. 2 CE49Good natural colour, 96% sound groats0.141.51.524
No. 3 CE46Fair colour, 94% sound groats0.563.03.036
No. 4 CE43Poor colour, 92% sound groats1.08, excluding frost8.08.088, excluding frost

TABLE 46

Barley, Canada Eastern Malting (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
VarietyForeign Material
FusariumHeatedFrostInseparable SeedsLarge Oil-bearing Seeds
%%%%%
Select Malting CE Two-rowAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Eastern Malting Two-row designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
Select Malting CE Six-rowAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Eastern Malting Six-row designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
Select Malting CE Two-row HullessAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Eastern Malting Two-row Hulless designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
Select Malting CE Six-row HullessAny selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Eastern Malting Six-row Hulless designated as such by order of the Commission0.20.12.00.2Nil
  • Note: Barley not selected for malting will be graded according to quality into the general purpose grades.

TABLE 47

Barley, Canada Eastern General Purpose (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightInseparable SeedsOther Cereal GrainsWild OatsTotal
kg/hLDegree of Soundness%%%%
No. 1 CE60Reasonably sweet, may be frost-damaged, weather-stained or otherwise damaged0.22.51.02.5
No. 2 CE54Fairly sweet, excluded from other grades of barley on account of immature or severely damaged kernels0.28.02.510.0
No. 1 CE Hulless72Reasonably sweet, may be frost-damaged, weather-stained or otherwise damaged0.22.51.02.5
No. 2 CE Hulless65Fairly sweet, excluded from other grades of barley on account of immature or severely damaged kernels0.28.02.510.0

TABLE 48

Barley, Canada Eastern Food (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Varieties with Adhered HullsOther Hulless VarietiesTotal Adhered HullsInseparable SeedsOther Cereal GrainsTotal
%%%%%%
Select Food CE Two-rowN/AN/AN/A0.22.02
Select Food CE Six-rowN/AN/AN/A0.22.02
Select Food CE Two-row HullessConsidered as other cereal grains550.22.02
Select Food CE Six-row HullessConsidered as other cereal grains550.22.02
  • Note: Barley not selected for food will be graded according to quality into the general purpose grades.

TABLE 49

Rye, Canada Eastern (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessCereal Grains Other Than WheatErgotMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CE72Well matured, practically free from weather-damaged kernels20.050.52
No. 2 CE69Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from weather-damaged kernels30.201.05
No. 3 CE63Excluded from higher grades on account of damaged kernels100.332.010

TABLE 50

Flaxseed, Canada Eastern (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityStandard of CleanlinessMaximum Limits of Damage
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of SoundnessCommercially Pure SeedHeatedTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CE65Any variety of the class Flaxseed, Canada Eastern designated as such by order of the CommissionMature and sweetNot more than 1.0% of other seeds that are not readily separable from flaxseed, to be assessed as dockage0.113
No. 2 CE62Any variety of the class Flaxseed, Canada Eastern designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably well matured and sweetNot more than 1.5% of other seeds that are not readily separable from flaxseed, to be assessed as dockage0.225
No. 3 CENo minimumAny variety of flaxseedExcluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged seeds, may have the natural odour associated with low-quality seed, not distinctly sour, musty or rancid, or any odour that would indicate serious deteriorationNot more than 2.0% of other seeds that are not readily separable from flaxseed, to be assessed as dockage10.0No limit

TABLE 51

Mixed Grain, Canada Eastern (CE)

Grade NameCompositionMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
%
Mixed Grain, CE WheatMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% wheat2
Mixed Grain, CE RyeMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% rye2
Mixed Grain, CE BarleyMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% barley2
Mixed Grain, CE OatsMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% oats2
Mixed Grain, CE TriticaleMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, containing greater than 50% triticale2
Mixed Grain, CEMixtures of cereal grains and wild oats, no single cereal grain exceeding 50% but containing 50% or greater of total cereal grains2

TABLE 52

Corn, Canada Eastern Yellow, White or Mixed (CE)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of DamageTotal Cracked Corn and Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightDegree of SoundnessHeatedTotal
kg/hL%%%
No. 1 CE68Cool and sweet, uniform size0.132
No. 2 CE66Cool and sweet0.253
No. 3 CE64Cool and sweet0.575
No. 4 CE62Cool and sweet1.0107
No. 5 CE58May have a slight odour, not sour or musty3.01512
  • Note: The colour is added to the grade name.

TABLE 53

Wheat, Canada Western Experimental (CW EXPRMTL)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyMinimum Hard Vitreous KernelsDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%
No. 1 CW EXPRMTL75Any wheat variety of the class Canada Western Experimental designated as such by order of the Commission65Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.60.51.5
No. 2 CW EXPRMTL72Any wheat variety of the class Canada Western Experimental designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumFairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.21.53.0
No. 3 CW EXPRMTL69Any wheat variety of the class Canada Western Experimental designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.52.42.55.0
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 54[Repealed, SOR/2014-150, s. 3]

TABLE 55

Wheat, Canada Eastern Amber Durum (CEAD)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyMinimum Hard Vitreous KernelsDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalOther ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%
No. 1 CEAD79Any variety of the class CEAD designated as such by order of the Commission80Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.525
No. 2 CEAD77Any variety of the class CEAD designated as such by order of the Commission60Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.5410
No. 3 CEAD74Any variety of the class CEAD designated as such by order of the Commission40Fairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.52.0515
No. 4 CEAD65Any variety of amber durum wheatNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged kernels1.010.049No limit

TABLE 56

Wheat, Canada Western Hard White Spring (CWHWS)

Standard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Grade NameMinimum Test Weight kg/hLVarietyMinimum ProteinDegree of SoundnessErgotExcretaMatter Other Than Cereal GrainsSclerotiniaStonesTotal
%%%%%%%
No. 1 CWHWS75Any variety of the class CWHWS designated as such by order of the Commission10.0Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.040.010.20.040.030.6
No. 2 CWHWS75Any variety of the class CWHWS designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumFairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.040.010.30.040.031.2
No. 3 CWHWS72Any variety of the class CWHWS designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.040.010.50.040.062.4
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels0.100.031.00.100.1010.0

TABLE 57

Wheat, Canada Eastern Other Wheats (CEOW)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of Foreign Material
Minimum Test WeightVarietyDegree of Soundness
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotal
kg/hL%%
No. 1 CEOW74Any variety of the class CEOW designated as such by order of the CommissionFairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.5
No. 2 CEOW69Any variety of the class CEOW designated as such by order of the CommissionMay be immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.53.5
No. 3 CEOW65Any variety of the class CEOW designated as such by order of the CommissionReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.0

TABLE 58[Repealed, SOR/2016-204, s. 12]

TABLE 59[Repealed, SOR/2019-211, s. 37]

TABLE 60

Wheat, Canada Northern Hard Red (CNHR)

Grade NameStandard of QualityMaximum Limits of
Minimum Test WeightVarietyMinimum ProteinDegree of SoundnessForeign MaterialWheats of Other Classes or Varieties
Matter Other Than Cereal GrainsTotalContrasting ClassesTotal
kg/hL%%%%%
No. 1 CNHR75Any variety of the class CNHR designated as such by order of the Commission11.0Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels0.20.60.82.3
No. 2 CNHR72Any variety of the class CNHR designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumFairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels0.31.22.34.5
No. 3 CNHR69Any variety of the class CNHR designated as such by order of the CommissionNo minimumMay be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels0.52.43.87.5
CW Feed65Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSPNo minimumReasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels1.010.010.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP10.0%, either alone or in combination with each other, amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP

TABLE 61

Wheat, Canada Western Special Purpose (CWSP)

Grade NameMinimum Test WeightVarietyMaximum Limits of
HeatedFusariumExcretaTotal Foreign Material
kg/hL%%%%
No. 1 CWSP72Any variety of the class CWSP designated as such by order of the Commission2.51.00.035
No. 2 CWSP65Any variety of the class CWSP designated as such by order of the Commission2.54.00.0310
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