Title 7--AGRICULTURE
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residues shall be sampled in sufficient detail to determine whether the lot conforms with the pesticide residue standards. Lots of imported tobacco certified by the...


burley tobacco, expressed as parts by weight of the residue per one million parts by weight of the tobacco...


by the Director. The original and first two copies shall accompany the sample to the designated testing facility. The remaining copy of the identification form will be sent...


pesticide test samples, the Director shall notify the importer or entity responsible for the lot of tobacco of the test results. If the test results indicate that the...


the receipt of notification. The statement [[Page 84]] must specify in detail the relief requested. The importer or entity requesting the appeal will bear the...


been sampled, regardless of whether it is certified as being free from prohibited peticide residues, it must be kept in the original packages, and not be mixed,...


$.0099 per kilogram and shall be paid by the importer. This inspection fee applies to all tobacco imported into the United States except as provided in Sec. 29.400. Fees...


Foreign Type 92) Authority: 7 U.S.C. 511b, 511m, and 511r. Source: 42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977, unless otherwise noted. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1002] [Page 84] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1002 Body. The thickness and density of a leaf or the weight per unit of surface. (See Elements of Quality Chart.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1003] [Page 84] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1003 Class. A major division of tobacco based on method of cure or principal usage. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1004] [Page 84] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1004 Clean. Tobacco is described as clean when it contains only a normal amount of sand or soil particles. Leaves grown on the lower position of the stalk normally contain more sand or dirt than those from higher stalk positions. (See Rule 4.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1005] [Page 84] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1005 Color. The third factor of a grade based on the relative hues, saturations or chromas, and color values common to the type. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1006] [Page 84] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1006 Color intensity. The varying degree of saturation or chroma. Color intensity as applied to tobacco describes the strength or weakness of a specific color or hue. (See Elements of Quality Chart.) ...


85]] greenish, K--variegated, KR--variegated red or scorched, G--green, GR-- green red, GK--green variegated (may be scorched), GG--gray...


denote a particular side or characteristic of the tobacco. As applied to flue-cured tobacco, the combination symbols are XL--lug side, PO--oxidized primings, XO--oxidized lugs...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1009] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1009 Condition. The state of tobacco which results from the method of preparation or from the degree of fermentation. Words used to describe the condition of tobacco are: Undried, air-dried, steam-dried, sweating, sweated, and aged. ...


condition may result from fire-kill, sunburn, or sunscald. Any leaf which is crude to the extent of 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as crude. (See...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1011] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1011 Cured. Tobacco dried of its sap by either natural or artificial processes. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1012] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1012 Damage. The effect of mold, must, rot, black rot, or other fungus or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. Tobacco having the odor of mold, must, or rot is considered damaged. (See Rule 21.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1013] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1013 Dirty. The state of tobacco containing moderate to excessive amounts of dirt or sand, or tobacco to which additional quantities of dirt or sand have been added. (See Rule 24.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1014] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1014 Elasticity. The flexible, springy nature of the tobacco leaf to recover approximately its original size and shape after it has been stretched. ...


for Flue-cured, U.S. Types 11-14, and Foreign Type 92 are shown in chart form. Words have been selected to describe the degrees of each element. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1016] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1016 Excessively scorched. As applied to flue-cured tobacco, the combination symbol ``KK'' when used as the third factor of a grademark denotes that a lot contains over 50 percent of unripe tobacco. [51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1017] [Page 85] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1017 Finish. The reflectance factor in color perception. Finish indicates the sheen or shine of the surface of a tobacco leaf. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


the curing process. Any lot containing 5 percent or more of such tobacco may be described as fire-killed. (See Rule 23.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51...


without allowing smoke or fumes from the fuel to come in contact with the tobacco; or tobacco cured by some other [[Page 86]] process which accomplishes...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1020] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1020 Foreign matter. Any extraneous substance or material such as straw, strings, rubber bands, grass, weeds, or an excessive amount of dirt or sand. (See Rule 24.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1021] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1021 Form. The stage or preparation of tobacco such as stemmed or unstemmed. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1022] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1022 Grade. A subdivision of a type according to group, quality, and color. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


used to indicate group, a number to indicate quality, and a letter or letters to indicate color. For example, B3F means Leaf, good quality, orange color. [42 FR 21092, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1024] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1024 Green (G). A color term applied to immature or crude tobacco. Any leaf which has a green color affecting 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as green. (See Rule 19.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


color affecting 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as greenish. (See Rule 18.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July...


stalk position, body, or the general quality of the tobacco. Groups in Flue-cured, U.S. Types 11- 14, and Foreign Type 92 are: Leaf (B), Smoking Leaf (H), Cutters (C), Lugs...


state, but which is not serious enough to be classified as waste. (See definitions of Damage and Waste; see also Rule 14.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 51...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1028] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1028 Leaf. Whole, unstemmed leaf. Leaf, when applied to tobacco in strip form, shall describe the divided unit of a whole leaf. [49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1029] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1029 Leaf scrap. A byproduct of stemmed and unstemmed tobacco. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1030] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1030 Leaf structure. The cell development of a leaf as indicated by its porosity. (See Elements of Quality Chart.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1031] [Page 86] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1031 Lemon (L). Yellow. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


an [[Page 87]] element of quality, does not apply to tobacco in strip form. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16755, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1033] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1033 Lot. A pile, basket, bulk, or more than one bale, case, hogshead, tierce, package, or other definite package unit. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1034] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1034 Maturity. The degree of ripeness. (See Elements of Quality Chart.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1035] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1035 Mixed color (KM). Distinctly different colors of the type mingled together. (See Rule 16.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1036] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1036 Mixed Group (M). This group consists of tobacco from three or more groups or two distinctly different groups which are mixed together in various combinations. [49 FR 16755, Apr. 20, 1984. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


quality or condition. Nested includes: (a) Any lot of tobacco which contains injured or other inferior tobacco, any of which cannot be readily detected upon...


percent, or has an odor foreign to the type. (See Rule 23.) [47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982. Redesignated at 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1039] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1039 No-G-F. A designation applied to a lot of tobacco that contains stalks, suckers, or foreign matter. (See Rule 24.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


51721, Nov. 17, 1982. Redesignated at 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and further redesignated at 51 FR 25027,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1041] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1041 Oil. A soft, semifluid constituent of tobacco. (See Elements of Quality Chart.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


or Foreign Type 92. (See Rule 23.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983. Redesignated and amended at...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1043] [Page 87] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1043 Orange (F). A reddish yellow. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] [[Page 88]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1044] [Page 88] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1044 Orange Red (FR). A yellowish red. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1045] [Page 88] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1045 Order (case). The state of tobacco with respect to its moisture content. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


of which 10 percent or more of its surface has been blackened during the curing process may be described as oxidized. Oxidized tobacco is also known as barn scald or barn rot....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1047] [Page 88] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1047 Package. A hogshead, tierce, case, bale, or other securely enclosed parcel or bundle. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


is represented to contain the same kind of tobacco and has a common identification number or mark on each package. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1049] [Page 88] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1049 Papery. A term used to describe thin-bodied, oilless tobacco usually associated with whitish-lemon color. [51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986; 51 FR 28687, Aug. 11, 1986] ...


have some appearance of ripeness due to a process of starvation caused by translocation of plant food elements from these leaves to other leaves higher on...


quality. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July...


21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1053] [Page 88] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1053 Red (R). A brownish red. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


which contains fat stems, swelled stems, frozen tobacco, frozen stems, or stems that have not been thoroughly dried in the curing process. (See Rule 23.) [42...


quality, color, or length; or any peculiar characteristic of tobacco. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June...


which 20 percent or more of its surface is close or tight may be described as slick. (See Rule 17.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1057] [Page 89] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1057 Smoked. Any tobacco affected by smoke or fumes in the curing process. (See Rule 23.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1058] [Page 89] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1058 Sound. Free of damage. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


applied may meet the general specifications but which has a peculiar side or characteristic which tends to modify the grade. (See Rules 10, 21, 22, 26, 28, 29, and...


or other steam-conditioning equipment. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1061] [Page 89] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1061 Stem. The midrib or large central vein of a tobacco leaf. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July...


21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July...


a normal percentage of moisture. This condition sometimes is described as aged. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1065] [Page 89] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1065 Sweating. The condition of tobacco in the process of fermentation. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


slick, unripe tobacco in lemon or orange color, and (b) when used preceding a grademark, denotes tobacco in strip form. (See Rules 17 and 28.) [49 FR 16756, Apr. 20,...


processes. The acts of stemming, threshing, sweating, and conditioning are not regarded as manufacturing processes. Tobacco, as used in these standards, does...


21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July...


has the same characteristics and corresponding qualities, colors, and lengths is classified as one type, regardless of any factors of historical or geographical nature...


principally in the Piedmont sections of Virginia and North Carolina and the district extending eastward to the coastal plains region. That portion of this type...


principally in the coastal plains section of North Carolina, north of the South River. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48...


principally in the coastal plains section of South Carolina and the southeastern counties of North Carolina, south of the South River. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25,...


of Georgia, in northern Florida, and to some extent in Alabama. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1074] [Page 90] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1074 Type 92. That type of flue-cured tobacco commonly known as Foreign-grown Flue-cured, produced in countries other than the United States. [49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984. Redesignated at 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] [[Page 91]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1075] [Page 91] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1075 Undried. The condition of unfermented tobacco which has not been air-dried or steam-dried. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


is expressed as a percentage in grade specifications. (See Rule 13.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1077] [Page 91] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1077 Unsound (U). Damaged. (See Rule 21.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July 10, 1986] ...


FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, 48 FR 29671, June 28, 1983, 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 25027, July...


more of its surface is grayish, mottled, bleached, doty-faced, scalded, or sunbaked. (See Rule 15.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17,...


growing process or from storing cured tobacco over extended periods of time. Any leaf of which 20 percent or more of its surface is dark brownish-red may be described as...


Any leaf of which 20 percent or more of its surface has been reddened in the curing process may be described as variegated red or scorched. (See Rule 16.) [42 FR...


use in tobacco products, including: (a) Portions which have decomposed or largely decomposed by field diseases and field-firing, pole-burning, bulk-burning; (b)...


Wet applies to any tobacco which is not damaged but which is likely to damage if treated in the customary manner. (See Rule 22.) [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977....


washes out the yellow color from the leaf. Any leaf of [[Page 92]] which 20 percent or more of its leaf surface has whitish-yellow color may be described...


not apply to tobacco in strip form. (See Elements of...


to assist in interpreting grade specifications. Tobacco attributes or characteristics which constitute quality are designated as elements of quality. The range within...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1106] [Page 92] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1106 Rules. The application of these official standard grades shall be in accordance with the following rules. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1107] [Page 92] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1107 Rule 1. Each grade shall be treated as a subdivision of a particular type. When the grade is stated in an inspection certificate, the type also shall be stated. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1108] [Page 92] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1108 Rule 2. The determination of a grade shall be based upon a thorough examination of a lot of tobacco or of an official sample of the lot. ...


made at such points and in such manner as the inspector or sampler may find necessary to determine the kinds of tobacco and the percentage of each kind contained in the lot....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1110] [Page 92] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1110 Rule 4. All standard grades must be clean unless otherwise noted by a special factor. ...


inspection and certification. If, at any time, it is found that a lot of tobacco does not [[Page 93]] comply with the specifications of the grade previously...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1112] [Page 93] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1112 Rule 6. A lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two colors shall be placed in the color with which it best corresponds with respect to body or other associated elements of quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1113] [Page 93] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1113 Rule 7. Any lot of tobacco which meets the specifications of two grades shall be placed in the higher grade. Any lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two grades shall be placed in the lower grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1114] [Page 93] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1114 Rule 8. A lot of tobacco meets the specifications of a grade when it is not lower in any degree of any element of quality than the minimum specifications of such grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1115] [Page 93] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1115 Rule 9. The use of any grade may be restricted by the Director during any marketing season when it is found that the grade is not needed or appears in insufficient volume to justify its use. ...


be used to show a peculiar side or characteristic of the tobacco which tends to modify the grade. [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977, as amended at 49 FR 16756, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1117] [Page 93] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1117 Rule 11. Interpretations, the use of specifications, and the meaning of terms shall be in accordance with determinations or clarifications made by the Chief of the Marketing Programs Branch and approved by the Director. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1118] [Page 93] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1118 Rule 12. In determining the grade of a lot of tobacco, the lot as a whole shall be considered. Minor irregularities which do not affect over one percent of the tobacco shall be overlooked. ...


a lot which must meet the specifications of the grade. (These percentages shall not affect limitations established by other rules.) The minor portion must be closely...


appraisal of injury shall be based upon the percentage of affected leaf surface or the degree of injury. In appraising injury, consideration shall be given to the...


shall be described as variegated and designated by the color symbol ``K,'' ``KL,'' ``KF,'' ``KD,'' or ``KV.'' [42 FR 21092, Apr. 25, 1977, as amended at 48 FR 29671,...


designated by the color symbol ``KR.'' Any lot of unripe tobacco which is under 20 percent greenish or green but which contains 20 percent or more of scorched tobacco, or any...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1123] [Page 94] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1123 Rule 17. Any lot of lemon, or orange colored tobacco containing over 20 percent of slick tobacco shall be designated by the symbol ``S'' in the X, C, or B groups. ...


any lot which is not green but which contains 20 percent or more of greenish and green tobacco combined shall be designated by the color...


20 percent or more of green and crude combined shall be designated by the color symbols ``G,'' ``GR,'' ``GK,'' ``GG,'' or the combination symbols ``GL,''...


green, or the combination symbols ``GL,'' or ``GF'' in the nondescript group. Any lot containing 20 percent or more of crude tobacco shall be classified...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1127] [Page 94] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1127 Rule 21. Damaged tobacco which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a special factor grade by placing the special factor ``U'' after the grademark. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1128] [Page 94] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1128 Rule 22. Sound tobacco that is wet or in doubtful-keeping order but which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a special factor grade by placing the special factor ``W'' after the grademark. ...


over 10 percent, has an odor foreign to the type, or is packed in bales which are not approximately 42 inches wide x 42 inches high x 40 inches long. [65 FR...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1130] [Page 94] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1130 Rule 24. Tobacco shall be designated by the grademark, ``No-G-F,'' when it contains stalks, suckers, or foreign matter such as straw, strings, rubber bands, grass, weeds, or an excessive amount of dirt or sand. ...


be designated by the combination symbols ``PO,'' ``XO,'' or ``BO.'' Crude or green tobacco containing 10 percent or less of oxidized shall be...


any Primings grade, including the first quality Nondescript from the Primings group, shall be designated by placing the special factor, ``dirt'' or ``sand'' after...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1133] [Page 94] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1133 Rule 27. Tobacco in Types 11-14 shall be designated by the grademark ``No-G- Nested'' when it is nested. [47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982, as amended at 49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1134] [Page 94] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1134 Rule 28. Tobacco in strip form which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a special factor grade by placing the special factor ``S'' preceding the grademark. [49 FR 16756, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


a grade shall be treated as a special factor grade by placing the special factor ``M'' preceding the grademark. [60 FR 36028, July 13,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.1136] [Page 95] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.1136 Rule 30. Any lot of baled tobacco that is not opened for inspection but which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be graded by the exterior only. [65 FR 46086, July 27, 2000] grades ...


the B group have a pointed tip, tend to fold, usually are heavier in body than the other groups, and show little or no ground injury. Grades, Grade Names,...


of the H group show a high degree of maturity, more open leaf structure in relation to the B Group, and a material amount of injury characteristic of very ripe leaf...


of the C group have a tendency to roll concealing the stem or midrib. Cutters usually have a rounded tip, are thin to medium in body, and show some ground injury. ...


group usually have a blunt tip and open face; they show some ground injury characteristic of the group. Grades, Grade Names, Minimum Specifications, and...


the P group ripen prematurely as a result of starvation and show a material amount of injury characteristic of leaves grown close to the ground. Grades, Grade Names,...


are mixed together in various combinations. Grades, Grade Names, Minimum Specifications, and Tolerances M4F--Fair Quality Mixed Groups Ripe, firm leaf...


tolerance of the lowest grade of any other group except Scrap. Grades, Grade Names, Minimum Specifications, and Tolerances N1L-- Best Nondescript...


buildings, warehouses, packing and conditioning plants, and stemmeries. Grade, Grade Name and Specifications S--Scrap. Loose, whole, or broken unstemmed leaves; or the...


B1F B1FR B2L B2F B2FR B3L B3F B3FR ................


P--Primings. M--Mixed Group. N--Nondescript. S--Scrap. Qualities 1--Choice. 2--Fine. 3--Good. 4--Fair. 5--Low....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2251] [Page 103] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2251 Definitions. As used in these standards, the words and phrases hereinafter defined shall have the indicated meanings so assigned. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2252] [Page 103] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2252 Air-dried. The condition of unfermented tobacco as customarily prepared for storage under natural atmospheric conditions. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2253] [Page 103] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2253 Body. The thickness and density of a leaf or the weight per unit of surface. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


medium saturation and from very low to medium brilliance. As used in these standards, the range is expressed as light brown (L), medium brown (F), and dark...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2255] [Page 103] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2255 Class. A major division of tobacco based on method of cure or principal usage. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2256] [Page 103] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2256 Clean. Tobacco is described as clean when it contains only a normal amount of sand or soil particles. Leaves grown on the lower portion of the stalk normally contain more dirt or sand than those from higher stalk positions. (See Rule 4, Sec. 29.2395.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2257] [Page 103] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2257 Color. The third factor of a grade based on the relative hues, saturation or chroma, and color values common to the type. [[Page 104]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2258] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2258 Color intensity. The varying degree of saturation or chroma. Color intensity as applied to tobacco describes the strength or weakness of a specific color or hue. It is applicable to brown colors. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2259] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2259 Color symbols. As applied to this type, color symbols are: L--light brown, F-- medium brown, D--dark brown, M--mixed or variegated, G--green, GL--light green, and GD--dark green. [45 FR 47115, July 14, 1980] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2260] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2260 Condition. The state of tobacco which results from the method of preparation or from the degree of fermentation. Words used to describe the condition of tobacco are undried, air-dried, steam-dried, sweating, sweated, and aged. ...


condition may result from fire-kill, sunburn, or sunscald. Any leaf which is crude to the extent of 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as crude. (See Rule...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2262] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2262 Cured. Tobacco dried of its sap by either natural or artificial processes. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2263] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2263 Damage. The effect of mold, must, rot, black rot, or other fungous or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. Tobacco having the odor of mold, must, or rot is considered damaged. (See Rule 20, Sec. 29.2411.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2264] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2264 Dirty. The state of tobacco containing an abnormal amount of dirt or sand, or tobacco to which additional quantities of dirt or sand have been added. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2413.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2265] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2265 Elasticity. The flexible, springy nature of the tobacco leaf to recover approximately its original size and shape after it has been stretched. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2266] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2266 Elements of quality. Physical characteristics used to determine the quality of tobacco. Words selected to describe degrees within each element are shown in the chart in Sec. 29.2351. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2267] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2267 Fiber. The term applied to the veins in a tobacco leaf. The large central vein is called the midrib or stem. The smaller lateral and cross veins are considered from the standpoint of size and color. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2268] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2268 Finish. The reflectance factor in color perception. Finish indicates the sheen or shine of the surface of a tobacco leaf. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2269] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2269 Fire-cured. Tobacco cured under artificial atmospheric conditions by the use of open fires from which the smoke and fumes of burning wood are partly absorbed by the tobacco. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2270] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2270 Foreign matter. Any extraneous substance or material such as stalks, suckers, straw, strings, rubber bands, and abnormal amounts of dirt or sand. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2413.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2271] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2271 Form. The stage of preparation of tobacco such as unstemmed or stemmed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2272] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2272 Grade. A subdivision of a type according to group, quality, and color. ...


used to indicate group, a number to indicate quality, and a letter or letters to indicate color. For example, B3D means Heavy Leaf, good quality, and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2274] [Page 104] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2274 Green (G). A term applied to green-colored tobacco. Any leaf which has a green color affecting 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as green. (See Rule 18, Sec. 29.2409.) [[Page 105]] ...


to stalk position, body, or the general quality of the tobacco. Groups in this type are Wrappers (A), Heavy Leaf (B), Thin Leaf (C), Lugs (X), Nondescript (N), and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2276] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2276 Injury. Hurt or impairment from any cause except the fungous or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. (See Rule 16, Sec. 29.2407.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2277] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2277 Leaf scrap. A byproduct of unstemmed tobacco. Leaf scrap results from handling unstemmed tobacco and consists of tangled whole or broken leaves. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2278] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2278 Leaf structure. The cell development of a leaf as indicated by its porosity. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2279] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2279 Length. The linear measurement of cured tobacco leaves from the butt of the midrib to the extreme tip. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2280] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2280 Lot. A pile, basket, bulk, or more than one bale, case, hogshead, tierce, package, or other definite package unit. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2281] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2281 Maturity. The degree of ripeness. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


percent or more of its surface is off brown, grayish, mottled, or bleached and does not blend with the normal colors of the type or group. (See Rule 17,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2283] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2283 Nested. Any tobacco which has been loaded, packed, or arranged to conceal foreign matter or tobacco of inferior grade, quality, or condition. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2413.) ...


tobacco that is damaged 20 percent or more, abnormally dirty, extremely wet or watered, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to the type. (See Rule 22,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2285] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2285 Offtype. Tobacco of distinctly different characteristics which cannot be classified as Fire-cured, U.S. Type 21. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2413.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2286] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2286 Oil. A soft, semifluid constituent of tobacco. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2287] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2287 Order (case). The state of tobacco with respect to its moisture content. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2288] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2288 Package. A hogshead, tierce, case, bale, or other securely enclosed parcel or bundle. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2289] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2289 Packing. A lot of tobacco consisting of a number of packages submitted as one definite unit for sampling or inspection. It is represented to contain the same kind of tobacco and has a common identification number or mark on each package. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2290] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2290 Premature primings. Ground leaves harvested before reaching complete growth and development. These leaves lack body and strength. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2413.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2291] [Page 105] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2291 Quality. A division of a group or the second factor of a grade based on the relative degree of one or more elements of quality. ...


or refermented with a relatively high percentage of moisture. Resweated includes tobacco which has been dipped [[Page 106]] or reconditioned after its...


(a) Tobacco which is so mixed that it cannot be classified properly in any grade of the type, because the lot contains a substantial quantity of two or more...


which contains fat stems, wet butts, swelled stems, or stems that have not been thoroughly dried in the curing process. (See Rule 22,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2295] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2295 Semifired (SF). Tobacco that is partially or lightly smoked or has not received the amount of smoke that is characteristic of fire-cured tobacco. [51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2296] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2296 Side. A certain phase of quality, color, or length as contrasted with some other phase of quality, color, or length; or any peculiar characteristics of tobacco. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2297] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2297 Size. The length of tobacco leaves. (See chart, Sec. 29.2371.) [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2298] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2298 Sound. Free of damage. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


applied may meet the general specifications but has a peculiar side or characteristic which tends to modify the grade. (See Rule 10, Sec. 29.2401.) [37 FR 13521, July...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2300] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2300 Steam-dried. The condition of unfermented tobacco as customarily prepared for storage by means of a redrying machine or other steam-conditioning equipment. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2301] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2301 Stem. The midrib or large central vein of a tobacco leaf. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2302] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2302 Stemmed. A form of tobacco, including strips and strip scrap, from which the stems or midribs have been removed. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2303] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2303 Strength. The stress a tobacco leaf can bear without tearing. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2304] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2304 Strips. The sides of a tobacco leaf from which the stem has been removed or a lot of tobacco composed of strips. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2305] [Page 106] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2305 Subgrade. Any grade modified by a special factor symbol. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


with a normal percentage of moisture. This [[Page 107]] condition is sometimes described as aged. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2307] [Page 107] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2307 Sweating. The condition of tobacco in the process of fermentation. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


the time it enters into the different manufacturing processes. The acts of stemming, sweating, and conditioning are not regarded as manufacturing processes. Tobacco, as used...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2309] [Page 107] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2309 Tobacco products. Manufactured tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, smoking tobacco, chewing tobacco, and snuff. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


has the same characteristics and corresponding qualities, colors, and lengths is classified as one type, regardless of any factors of historical or geographical nature...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2311] [Page 107] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2311 Type 21. That type of fire-cured tobacco, known as Virginia Fire-cured or Dark-fired, produced principally in the Piedmont and mountain sections of Virginia. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2312] [Page 107] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2312 Undried. The condition of unfermented tobacco which has not been air-dried or steam-dried. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


Uniformity is expressed as a percentage in grade specifications. (See Rule 15, Sec. 29.2406.) [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2314] [Page 107] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2314 Unsound (U). Damaged under 20 percent. (See Rule 20, Sec. 29.2411.) [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2315] [Page 107] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2315 Unstemmed. A form of tobacco, including whole leaf and leaf scrap, from which the stems or midribs have not been removed. [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


Wet applies to any tobacco which is not damaged but which is likely to damage if treated in the customary manner. (See Rule 21, Sec. 29.2412.) (For extremely wet or...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2317] [Page 107-108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2317 Width. The relative breadth of a tobacco leaf expressed in relation to its length. (See chart, Sec. 29.2351.) [37 FR 13521, July 11, 1972. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] [[Page 108]] elements of quality ...


as elements of quality. The range within each element is expressed by words or terms designated as degrees. These degrees are arranged to show their relative value...


Inches Size ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 12-20..............................................................


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2391] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2391 Rules. The application of these official standard grades shall be in accordance with the following rules. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2392] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2392 Rule 1. Each grade shall be treated as a subdivision of a particular type. When the grade is stated in an inspection certificate, the type also shall be stated. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2393] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2393 Rule 2. The determination of a grade shall be based upon a thorough examination of a lot of tobacco or of an official sample of the lot. ...


made at such points and in such manner as the inspector or sampler may find necessary to determine the kinds of tobacco and the percentage of each kind contained in the lot....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2395] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2395 Rule 4. All standard grades must be clean. ...


and certification. If, at any time, it is found that a lot of tobacco does not comply with the specifications of the grade previously assigned it shall not thereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2397] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2397 Rule 6. A lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two colors shall be placed in the color with which it best corresponds with respect to body or other associated elements of quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2398] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2398 Rule 7. Any lot of tobacco which meets the specifications of two grades shall be placed in the higher grade. Any lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two grades shall be placed in the lower grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2399] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2399 Rule 8. A lot of tobacco meets the specifications of a grade when it is not lower in any degree of any element of quality than the minimum specifications of such grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2400] [Page 108] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2400 Rule 9. In determining the grade of a lot of tobacco, the lot as a whole shall be considered. Minor irregularities which do not affect over 1 percent of the tobacco shall be overlooked. [[Page 109]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2401] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2401 Rule 10. Any special factor symbol approved by the Director of the Tobacco Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, may be used after a grademark to show a peculiar side or characteristic of the tobacco which tends to modify the grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2402] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2402 Rule 11. Interpretations, the use of specifications, and the meaning of terms shall be in accordance with determinations or clarifications made by the Chief of the Standards and Testing Branch and approved by the Director. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2403] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2403 Rule 12. The use of any grade may be restricted by the Director during any marketing season, when it is found that the grade is not needed or appears in insufficient volume to justify its use. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2404] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2404 Rule 13. Length shall be stated in connection with each grade of the A, B and C groups and may be stated in connection with the grades of other groups. The standard tobacco sizes shall be used. [51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2405] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2405 Rule 14. The standard tobacco size 2 shall be used to designate X group tobacco of M or G color when such tobacco is 20 inches or over in length. [51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


meet each specification of the grade. The minor portion must be closely related but may be of a different group, quality, and color from the major portion....


of affected leaf surface or the degree of injury. In appraising injury, consideration shall be given to the normal characteristics of...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2408] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2408 Rule 17. Any lot of tobacco of the B, C, or X groups containing over 30 percent of mixed color or variegated leaves or over 30 percent of mixed color and variegated leaves combined shall be classified as ``mixed'' and designated by the color symbol ``M.'' ...


20 percent or more of green and crude combined shall be designated by the color symbols ``G'', ``GL'', or ``GD''. [45 FR 47115, July...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2410] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2410 Rule 19. Crude leaves shall not be included in any grade of any color except green, light green, or dark green. Any lot containing 20 percent or more of crude leaves shall be designated nondescript. [45 FR 47115, July 14, 1980] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2411] [Page 109] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2411 Rule 20. Tobacco damaged under 20 percent but which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``U'' after the grademark. Tobacco damaged 20 percent or more shall be designated ``No-G.'' ...


a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``W'' after the grademark. This special factor does not apply to tobacco...


offtype, semicured, premature primings, damaged 20 percent or more, extremely wet or watered or when it [[Page 110]] needs to be reworked, contains...


a subgrade by placing the special factor ``SF'' after the grademark. This factor does not apply to tobacco designated ``No-G''. [51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


leaves of the A group show a low percentage of injury affecting wrapper yield. Wrappers are high in oil, very elastic, and have a smooth...


These leaves have a pointed tip, tend to fold, are heavier in body than those of the X or C groups, and show no ground injury. Choice- and fine-quality leaves of this group have...


have a rounded tip, are thinner in body than those of the B group, and show little or no ground injury. Choice- and fine-quality tobacco of this group has a...


have a blunt tip, tend to roll, and show ground injury. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


the lowest grade of any other group except scrap. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


warehouses, packing and conditioning plants, and stemmeries. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


A2D 20 Grades of thin leaf C1L C1F ............. ............. ............ C2L C2F C2D...


Qualities 1--Choice. 2--Fine. 3--Good. 4--Fair. 5--Low. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2501] [Page 113] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2501 Definitions. As used in these standards, the words and phrases hereinafter defined shall have the indicated meanings so assigned. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2502] [Page 113] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2502 Air-dried. The condition of unfermented tobacco as customarily prepared for storage under natural atmospheric conditions. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2503] [Page 113] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2503 Body. The thickness and density of a leaf or the weight per unit of surface. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) ...


medium saturation and from very low to medium brilliance. As used in these standards, the range is expressed as light brown (L), medium brown (F), and dark...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2505] [Page 113] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2505 Class. A major division of tobacco based on method of cure or principal usage. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2506] [Page 113] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2506 Clean. Tobacco is described as clean when it contains only a normal amount of sand or soil particles. Leaves grown on the lower portion of the stalk normally contain more dirt or sand than those from higher stalk positions. (See Rule 4, Sec. 29.2620.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2507] [Page 113] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2507 Color. The third factor of a grade based on the relative hues, saturation or chroma, and color values common to the type. [[Page 114]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2508] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2508 Color intensity. The varying degree of saturation or chroma. Color intensity as applied to tobacco describes the strength or weakness of a specific color or hue. It is applicable to brown colors. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2509] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2509 Color symbols. As applied to these types, color symbols are L--light brown, F-- medium brown, D--dark brown, M--mixed or variegated VF--greenish medium brown, and G--green. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2510] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2510 Condition. The state of tobacco which results from the method of preparation or from the degree of fermentation. Words used to describe the condition of tobacco are undried, air-dried, steam-dried, sweating, sweated, and aged. ...


condition may result from firekill, sunburn, or sunscald. Any leaf which is crude to the extent of 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as crude. (See Rule...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2512] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2512 Cured. Tobacco dried of its sap by either natural or artificial processes. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2513] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2513 Damage. The effect of mold, must, rot, black rot, or other fungus or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. Tobacco having the odor of mold, must, or rot is considered damaged. (See Rule 20, Sec. 29.2636.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2514] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2514 Dirty. The state of tobacco containing an abnormal amount of dirt or sand, or tobacco to which additional quantities of dirt or sand have been added. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2638.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2515] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2515 Elasticity. The flexible, springy nature of the tobacco leaf to recover approximately its original size and shape after it has been stretched. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2516] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2516 Elements of quality. Physical characteristics used to determine the quality of tobacco. Words selected to describe degrees within each element are shown in the chart in Sec. 29.2601. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2517] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2517 Fiber. The term applied to the veins in a tobacco leaf. The large central vein is called the midrib or stem. The smaller lateral and cross veins are considered from the standpoint of size and color. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2518] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2518 Finish. The reflectance factor in color perception. Finish indicates the sheen or shine of the surface of a tobacco leaf. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2519] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2519 Fire-cured. Tobacco cured under artificial atmospheric conditions by the use of open fires from which the smoke and fumes of burning wood are partly absorbed by the tobacco. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2520] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2520 Foreign matter. Any extraneous substance or material such as stalks, suckers, straw, strings, rubber bands, and abnormal amounts of dirt or sand. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2638.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2521] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2521 Form. The stage of preparation of tobacco such as unstemmed or stemmed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2522] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2522 Grade. A subdivision of a type according to group, quality, and color. ...


used to indicate group, a number to indicate quality, and a letter or letters to indicate color. For example, B3D means Heavy Leaf, good quality, and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2524] [Page 114] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2524 Green (G). A term applied to green-colored tobacco. Any leaf which has a green color affecting 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as green. (See Rule 18, Sec. 29.2634.) [[Page 115]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2525] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2525 Greenish. A term applied to greenish-tinged tobacco. Any leaf which has a greenish tinge or a pale green color affecting 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as greenish. (See Rule 17, Sec. 29.2633.) ...


to stalk position, body, or the general quality of the tobacco. Groups in these types are Wrappers (A), Heavy Leaf (B), Thin Leaf (C), Lugs (X), Nondescript (N), and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2527] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2527 Injury. Hurt or impairment from any cause except the fungous or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. (See Rule 15, Sec. 29.2631.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2528] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2528 Leaf. Whole, unstemmed leaf. Leaf, when applied to tobacco in strip form, shall describe the divided unit of a whole leaf. [49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2529] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2529 Leaf scrap. A byproduct of unstemmed tobacco. Leaf scrap results from handling unstemmed tobacco and consists of loose and tangled whole or broken leaves. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2530] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2530 Leaf structure. The cell development of a leaf as indicated by its porosity. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2531] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2531 Length. The linear measurement of cured tobacco leaves from the butt of the midrib to the extreme tip. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2532] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2532 Lot. A pile, basket, bulk, or more than one bale, case, hogshead, tierce, package, or other definite package unit. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2533] [Page 115] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2533 Maturity. The degree of ripeness. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


percent or more of its surface is off brown, grayish, mottled, or bleached and does not blend with the normal colors of the type or group. (See Rule 16, Sec. 29.2632.) [37...


tobacco of inferior grade, quality, or condition. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2638.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr....


is damaged 20 percent or more, abnormally dirty, extremely wet or watered, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to the type. (See Rule 22,...


23, or Foreign Type 96. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2638.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2538] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2538 Oil. A soft, semifluid constituent of tobacco. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2539] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2539 Order (case). The state of tobacco with respect to its moisture content. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2540] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2540 Package. A hogshead, tierce, case, bale, or other securely enclosed parcel or bundle. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


It is represented to contain the same kind of tobacco and has a common identification number or mark on each package. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2542] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2542 Quality. A division of a group or the second factor of a grade based on the relative degree of one or more elements of quality. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2543] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2543 Raw. Freshly harvested tobacco or tobacco as it appears between the time of harvesting and the beginning of the curing process. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


refermented with a relatively high percentage of moisture. Resweated includes tobacco which has been dipped or reconditioned after its first fermentation and put through...


market, including: (a) Tobacco which is so mixed that it cannot be classified properly in any grade of the type, because the lot contains a substantial quantity of two...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2546] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2546 Semicured. Tobacco in the process of being cured or which is partially but not thoroughly cured. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.2638.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2547] [Page 116] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2547 Semifired (SF). Tobacco that is partially or lightly smoked or has not received the amount of smoke that is characteristic of fire-cured tobacco. [51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


or any peculiar characteristic of tobacco. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov....


13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and further redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2550] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2550 Sound. Free of damage. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


applied may meet the general specifications but has a peculiar side or characteristic which tends to modify the grade. (See Rule 10, Sec. 29.2626.) [37 FR 13626, July...


or other steam-conditioning equipment. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2553] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2553 Stem. The midrib or large central vein of a tobacco leaf. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2554] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2554 Stemmed. A form of tobacco, including strips and strip scrap, from which the stems or midribs have been removed. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2555] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2555 Strength. The stress a tobacco leaf can bear without tearing. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2556] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2556 Strips. The sides of a tobacco leaf from which the stem has been removed or a lot of tobacco composed of strips. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2557] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2557 Subgrade. Any grade modified by a special factor symbol. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


a normal percentage of moisture. This condition is sometimes described as aged. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2559] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2559 Sweating. The condition of tobacco in the process of fermentation. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


the time it enters into the different manufacturing processes. The acts of stemming, threshing, sweating, and conditioning are not regarded as manufacturing processes....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2561] [Page 117] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2561 Tobacco products. Manufactured tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, smoking tobacco, chewing tobacco, and snuff. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


which has the same characteristics and corresponding qualities, colors, and [[Page 118]] lengths is classified as one type, regardless of any factors...


of the Tennessee River in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov....


a section west of the Tennessee River in Kentucky and extending into Tennessee. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2565] [Page 118] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2565 Type 96. That type of fire-cured tobacco known as Foreign-grown Fire-cured produced in countries other than the United States. [49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984. Redesignated at 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2566] [Page 118] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2566 Undried. The condition of unfermented tobacco which has not been air-dried or steam-dried. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


Uniformity is expressed as a percentage in grade specifications. (See Rule 14, Sec. 29.2630.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2568] [Page 118] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2568 Unsound (U). Damaged under 20 percent. (See Rule 20, Sec. 29.2636.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2569] [Page 118] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2569 Unstemmed. A form of tobacco, including whole leaf and leaf scrap, from which the stems or midribs have not been removed. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40406, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


Wet applies to any tobacco which is not damaged but which is likely to damage if treated in the customary manner. (See Rule 21, Sec. 29.2637.) (For extremely wet or...


not apply to tobacco in strip form. (See chart, Sec. 29.2601.) [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984 and...


designated as elements of quality. The range within each element is expressed by words or terms designated as degrees. These degrees are arranged to show their relative...


Inches Size ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 12-20..............................................................


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2616] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2616 Rules. The application of these official standard grades shall be in accordance with Sec. Sec. 29.2617 through 29.2639. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972, as amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2617] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2617 Rule 1. Each grade shall be treated as a subdivision of a particular type. When the grade is stated in an inspection certificate, the type also shall be stated. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2618] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2618 Rule 2. The determination of a grade shall be based upon a thorough examination of a lot of tobacco or of an official sample of the lot. ...


made at such points and in such manner as the inspector or sampler may find necessary to determine the kinds of tobacco and the percentage of each kind contained in the lot....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2620] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2620 Rule 4. All standard grades must be clean. ...


and certification. If, at any time, it is found that a lot of tobacco does not comply with the specifications of the grade previously assigned it shall not thereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2622] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2622 Rule 6. A lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two colors shall be placed in the color with which it best corresponds with respect to body or other associated elements of quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2623] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2623 Rule 7. Any lot of tobacco which meets the specifications of two grades shall be placed in the higher grade. Any lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two grades shall be placed in the lower grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2624] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2624 Rule 8. A lot of tobacco meets the specifications of a grade when it is not lower in any degree of any element of quality than the minimum specifications of such grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2625] [Page 119] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2625 Rule 9. In determining the grade of a lot of tobacco, the lot as a whole shall be considered. Minor irregularities which do not affect over one percent of the tobacco shall be overlooked. ...


be used to show a peculiar side or characteristic of the tobacco which tends to modify the grade. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972, as amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2627] [Page 119-120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2627 Rule 11. Interpretations, the use of specifications, and the meaning of terms shall be in accordance with determinations or clarifications made by the Chief of [[Page 120]] the Standards and Testing Branch and approved by the Director. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2628] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2628 Rule 12. The use of any grade may be restricted by the Director during any marketing season, when it is found that the grade is not needed or appears in insufficient volume to justify its use. ...


may be stated in connection with the grades of other groups. The standard tobacco sizes shall be used. [37 FR 13626, July 12, 1972, as amended at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20,...


meet each specification of the grade. The minor portion must be closely related but may be of a different group, quality, and color from the major portion....


of affected leaf surface or the degree of injury. In appraising injury, consideration shall be given to the normal characteristics of...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2632] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2632 Rule 16. Any lot of tobacco of the B, C, or X groups containing over 30 percent of mixed color or variegated leaves or over 30 percent of mixed color and variegated leaves combined shall be classified as ``mixed'' and designated by the color symbol ``M.'' ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2633] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2633 Rule 17. Any lot of tobacco containing 20 percent or more of greenish leaves or any lot which contains 20 percent of greenish and green leaves combined shall be designated by the color symbol ``VF.'' ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2634] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2634 Rule 18. Any lot of tobacco containing 20 percent or more of green leaves or any lot which is not crude but contains 20 percent or more of green and crude combined shall be designated by the color symbol ``G.'' ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2635] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2635 Rule 19. In the B, C, and X groups crude leaves shall be restricted to the fourth and fifth qualities of green grades. Any lot containing 20 percent or more of crude leaves shall be classified as Nondescript. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2636] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2636 Rule 20. Tobacco damaged under 20 percent but which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``U'' after the grademark. Tobacco damaged 20 percent or more shall be designated ``No-G.'' ...


a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``W'' after the grademark. This special factor does not apply to tobacco...


damaged 20 percent or more, extremely wet or watered, or when it needs to be reworked, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.2639] [Page 120] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.2639 Rule 23. Tobacco in strip form which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``S'' preceding the grademark. [49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


a subgrade by placing the special factor ``SF'' after [[Page 121]] the grademark. This factor does not apply to tobacco designated ``No- G''. [51 FR...


leaves of this group are elastic and show a low percentage of injury affecting wrapper yield. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


Grade names and Grades...


Grade names and Grades...


X group usually [[Page 123]] have a high degree of maturity and show ground injury. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


tolerance of the lowest grade of any other group except Scrap. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


warehouses, packing and conditioning plants, and stemmeries. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


A3F A2D A3D A2F A1D ....................


Qualities 1--Choice. 2--Fine. 3--Good. 4--Fair. 5--Low. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3001] [Page 124] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3001 Definitions. As used in these standards, the words and phrases hereinafter defined shall have the indicated meanings so assigned. ...


humidity during the curing period to prevent house-burn and barn-burn in damp weather. Air-cured tobacco should not carry the odor of smoke or fumes resulting from...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3003] [Page 124] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3003 Air-dried. The condition of unfermented tobacco as customarily prepared for storage under natural atmospheric conditions. [[Page 125]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3004] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3004 Body. The thickness and density of a leaf or the weight per unit of surface. (See Elements of quality.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3005] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3005 Burley, Type 31. That type of air-cured tobacco, commonly known as Burley, produced principally in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, and Missouri. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3006] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3006 Burley, Type 93. That type of air-cured tobacco commonly known as Foreign-grown Burley, produced in countries other than the United States. [49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3007] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3007 Buff color (L). A light yellow slightly shaded toward red. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959; 24 FR 9121, Nov. 10, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3008] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3008 Class. A major division of tobacco based on method of cure or principal usage. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


on the lower portion of the stalk normally contain more dirt or sand than those from higher stalk positions. (See Rule 20.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3010] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3010 Color. The third factor of a grade, based on the relative hues, saturations or chroma, and color values common to the type. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


strength or weakness of a specific color or hue. It is applicable to all colors except variegated. Color intensity is reversed in its application to grades of greenish and...


M--mixed color, V--greenish, and G--green. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959, as amended at 35 FR 10490, June 27, 1970. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3013] [Page 125] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3013 Combination color symbols. As applied to Burley, combination color symbols are as follows: FL-- tannish buff, FR--tannish red, VF--greenish tan, VR--greenish red, GF-- green tan, and GR--green red. (See rules 17 and 18.) [51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


used to describe the condition of tobacco are as follows: Undried, air-dried, steam-dried, sweating, sweated, and aged. Burley is air-dried or steam-dried for storage...


condition may result from sunburn or sunscald. Any leaf which is crude to the extent of 20 percent of its leaf surface may be described as crude. (See Rule 19.) [24...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3016] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3016 Cured. Tobacco dried of its sap by either natural or artificial processes. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


its cured state. Tobacco having the odor of mold, must, or rot is considered damaged. (See Rule 23.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3018] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3018 Dark red color (D). A dark reddish brown. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3019] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3019 Dirty. The state of tobacco containing an abnormal amount of dirt or sand, or tobacco to which additional quantities of dirt or sand have been added. (See Rule 23.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


of Burley, Types 31 and 93, are shown in Sec. 29.3101. Words have been selected to describe the degrees of each element. Some of the words are almost synonymous in their...


smaller lateral and cross veins are considered from the standpoint of size and color and in some types are treated as elements of quality. In Burley, fiber size and color are...


leaf. Descriptive terms range from bright to dingy. (See Elements of quality.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3023] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3023 Foreign matter. Any extraneous substance or material such as stalks, suckers, straw, strings, rubber bands, et cetera. Abnormal amounts of dirt or sand also are included. (See Rule 23.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3024] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3024 Form. The stage of preparation of tobacco such as unstemmed or stemmed. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


the restricted use of the term ``color'' within a group. It is basically related to body and other overall characteristics of the type. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3026] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3026 General quality. The quality of tobacco considered in relation to the type as a whole. General quality is distinguished from the restricted use of the term ``quality'' within a group. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3027] [Page 126] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3027 Grade. A subdivision of a type according to group, quality, and color. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] [[Page 127]] ...


used to indicate group, a number to indicate quality, and a letter or letters to indicate color. For example, C2F means Lugs, second quality, and tan color. [24 FR 8771,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3029] [Page 127] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3029 Green (G). A color term applied to immature or crude tobacco. Any leaf which has a green color affecting 20 percent or more of its leaf surface may be described as green. (See Rule 18.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


color affecting 20 percent or more of its surface may be described as greenish. (See Rule 17.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16757, Apr....


stalk position or the general quality of the tobacco. Groups in Burley, Types 31 and 93, are as follows: Flyings (X), Lugs or Cutters (C), Leaf (B), Tips (T), Mixed...


state. (See definition of Damage.) Injury to tobacco may be caused by field diseases, insects, or weather conditions; insecticides, fungicides, or cell growth...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3033] [Page 127] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3033 Leaf. Whole, unstemmed leaf. Leaf, when applied to tobacco in strip form, shall describe the divided unit of a whole leaf. [49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3034] [Page 127] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3034 Leaf scrap. A by-product of unstemmed tobacco. Leaf scrap results from handling unstemmed tobacco and consists of loose and tangled whole or broken leaves. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3035] [Page 127] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3035 Leaf structure. The cell development of a leaf as indicated by its porosity or solidity. (See Elements of quality.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


extent by the size and shrinkage of the veins or fibers. (See Elements of quality.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr....


an element of quality, does not apply to tobacco in strip form. (See Elements of quality.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, 16758,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3038] [Page 128] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3038 Lot. A pile, basket, bulk, bale or bales, sheet, case hogshead, tierce, package, or other definite package unit. [48 FR 40366, Sept. 7, 1983. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


expressed as immature and mellow. (See Elements of quality.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959; 24 FR 9121, Nov. 10, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3040] [Page 128] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3040 Mixed color (M). Distinctly different colors of the type mingled together. (See Rule 16.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


of inferior grade, quality, or condition. Nested includes: (a) Any lot of tobacco which contains foreign matter, is damaged, injured, or tangled, or contains other...


percent or more, abnormally dirty, contains foreign matter, and/or having an odor foreign to the type. [47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3043] [Page 128] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3043 No-G-Nested. A designation applied to a lot of Type 31 tobacco which is classified as nested. [47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


Rule 23.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51721, Nov. 17, 1982. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16757, 16758, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3045] [Page 128] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3045 Order (case). The state of tobacco with respect to its moisture content. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


manner. Oriented includes: (a) Any lot of baled tobacco in which the leaves are packed parallel to the length of the bale with the butts to the outside and the tips...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3047] [Page 128] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3047 Package. A hogshead, tierce, case, bale, or other securely enclosed parcel or bundle. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


It is represented to contain the same kind of tobacco and has a common identification number or mark on each package. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47...


20 percent or more of its leaf surface is considered as mixed color. (See Rule 16.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3050] [Page 129] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3050 Quality. A division of a group or the second factor of a grade, based on the relative degree of one or more elements of quality in tobacco. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3051] [Page 129] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3051 Raw. Freshly harvested tobacco or tobacco as it appears between the time of harvesting and the beginning of the curing process. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3052] [Page 129] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3052 Red color (R). A brownish red. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


market, including: (a) Tobacco which contains an abnormally large quantity of foreign matter or an unusual number of muddy or extremely dirty leaves which should...


which contains fat stems, wet butts, swell stems, frozen tobacco, and tobacco having frozen stems or stems that have not been thoroughly dried in the curing process....


or any peculiar characteristic of tobacco. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3056] [Page 129] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3056 Sound. Free of damage. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


applied may meet the general specifications but has a peculiar side or characteristic which tends to modify the grade. (See Rule 9.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959....


or other steam-conditioning equipment. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3059] [Page 129] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3059 Stem. The midrib or large central vein of a tobacco leaf. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] [[Page 130]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3060] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3060 Stemmed. A form of tobacco, including strips and strip scrap, from which the stems or midribs have been removed. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3061] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3061 Strength (tensile). The stress a tobacco leaf can bear without tearing. Tensile strength is not an important element of quality in Burley tobacco. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3062] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3062 Strips. The sides of a tobacco leaf from which the stem has been removed; or a lot of tobacco composed of strips. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3063] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3063 Subgrade. Any grade modified by a special factor symbol. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


a normal percentage of moisture. This condition is sometimes described as aged. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3065] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3065 Sweating. The condition of tobacco in the process of fermentation. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3066] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3066 Tan color. A light red-yellow. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, and at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3067] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3067 Tannish-buff (FL). A light red-yellow shaded toward buff. [51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3068] [Page 130] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3068 Tannish-red color (FR). A light red shaded toward tan. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984 and 51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


the time it enters into the different manufacturing processes. The acts of stemming, threshing and sweating, and conditioning are not regarded as manufacturing...


which is subject to Internal Revenue tax. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 40407, Nov....


has the same characteristics and corresponding qualities, colors, and lengths is classified as one type, regardless of any factors of historical or geographical nature...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3072] [Page 131] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3072 Undried. The condition of unfermented tobacco which has not been air-dried or steam-dried. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


Uniformity is expressed in grade specifications as a percentage. The percentage is applicable to group, quality, and color. (See Rule 13.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3074] [Page 131] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3074 Unsound (U). Damaged under 20 percent. (See Rule 21.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3075] [Page 131] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3075 Unstemmed. A form of tobacco, including whole leaf and leaf scrap, from which the stems or midribs have not been removed. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984, and 51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


does not blend with the normal colors of the type or group and is generally characterized by a lower degree of leaf structure and maturity than tobacco of the corresponding group...


Wet applies to any tobacco which is not damaged but which is likely to damage if treated in the customary manner. (See Rule 22.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29,...


not apply to tobacco in strip form. (See Elements of quality.) [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959. Redesignated at 47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982. Redesignated and amended at 49...


and to assist in interpreting grade specifications. Tobacco attributes or characteristics which constitute quality are designated as elements of quality. The range...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3103] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3103 Rules. The application of these official standard grades shall be in accordance with the following rules. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3104] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3104 Rule 1. Each grade shall be treated as a subdivision of a particular type. When the grade is stated in an inspection certificate, the type also shall be stated. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3105] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3105 Rule 2. The determination of a grade shall be based upon a thorough examination of a lot of tobacco or of an official sample of the lot. ...


made at such points and in such manner as the inspector or sampler may find necessary to determine the kinds of tobacco and the percentage of each kind contained in the lot....


and certification. If, at any time, it is found that a lot of tobacco does not comply with the specifications of the grade previously assigned, it shall not thereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3108] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3108 Rule 5. A lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two colors shall be placed in the color with which it best corresponds with respect to body or other associated elements of quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3109] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3109 Rule 6. Any lot of tobacco which meets the specifications of two grades shall be placed in the higher grade. Any lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two grades shall be placed in the lower grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3110] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3110 Rule 7. A lot of tobacco meets the specifications of a grade when it is not lower in any degree of any element of quality than the minimum specifications of such grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3111] [Page 132] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3111 Rule 8. In determining the grade of a lot of tobacco, the lot as a whole shall be considered. Minor irregularities which do not affect over one percent of the tobacco shall be overlooked. ...


may be used to show a peculiar side or characteristic of the tobacco which tends to modify the grade. [24 FR 8771, Oct. 29, 1959, as amended at 49 FR 16758, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3113] [Page 132-133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3113 Rule 10. Interpretations, the use of specifications, and the meaning of terms shall be in accordance with determinations [[Page 133]] or clarifications made by the Chief of the Standards Branch and approved by the Director. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3114] [Page 133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3114 Rule 11. The use of any grade may be restricted by the Director during any marketing season, when it is found that the grade is not needed or appears in insufficient volume to justify its use. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3115] [Page 133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3115 Rule 12. Any lot, except strip form, of Leaf (B Group) tobacco in which 20 percent or more of its leaves are under 16 inches in length shall be designated as Tips (T Group). [49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


of a lot which must meet the specifications of the grade. The minor portion must be closely related but may be of a different group, quality, and color from the major...


appraisal of injury shall be based upon the percentage of affected leaf surface or the degree of injury. In appraising injury, consideration shall be given to the...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3118] [Page 133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3118 Rule 15. Any lot of tobacco containing over 20 percent of variegated leaves shall be described as ``variegated'' and designated by the color symbol ``K.'' [51 FR 40407, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


contains 30 percent or more of a color distinctly different from the major color shall be classified as ``mixed'' and designated by the color...


greenish and green leaves combined, shall be designated by the color symbol ``V'' in the C group and the combination color symbols ``VF'' or ``VR'' in the B and...


20 percent or more of green and crude combined, shall be designated by the color symbol ``G'' in the X, C, and M groups and the combination color symbol ``GF'' and ``GR''...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3122] [Page 133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3122 Rule 19. Crude leaves shall not be included in any grade of any color except green, green tan, and green red. Any lot containing 20 percent or more of crude leaves shall be designated as Nondescript. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3123] [Page 133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3123 Rule 20. All standard grades must be clean. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3124] [Page 133] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3124 Rule 21. Tobacco damaged under 20 percent but which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``U'' after the grademark. Tobacco damaged 20 percent or more shall be designated as ``No-G.'' ...


a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``W'' after the grademark. This special factor does not apply to tobacco designated...


134]] needs to be reworked, damaged 20 percent or more, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to the type. [47 FR 51722, Nov....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3127] [Page 134] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3127 Rule 24. Tobacco in Type 31 shall be designated by the grademark ``No-G- Nested'' when it is nested. [47 FR 51722, Nov. 17, 1982, as amended at 49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3128] [Page 134] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3128 Rule 25. Tobacco in strip form which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``S'' preceding the grademark. [49 FR 16758, Apr. 20, 1984] grades ...


and open-faced and have a blunt or oblate tip. Compared with other groups on the stalk, Flyings consist of relatively thin to tissuey leaves which show the highest degree...


leaves from this stalk position have a tendency to roll, concealing the stem or midrib. Lugs or Cutters have an oblate to rounded tip and are usually thin to medium in body....


the upper stalk position have a tendency to fold, concealing the face of the leaf and exposing the stem or midrib. These leaves have a pointed tip and generally are medium to...


sharp-pointed leaves have the general characteristics of B-Group tobacco. Tips have a slightly lower degree of maturity and leaf structure than other leaves on the stalk. (See...


Grade names and ...


tolerance of the lowest grade of any other group. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


warehouses, packing and conditioning plants, and stemmeries. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Grades...


X4F X4G X2L X1F X5F X5G X3L X2F X4M X4L X3F...


...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3501] [Page 139] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3501 Definitions. As used in Sec. Sec. 29.3501 to 29.3686, the words and phrases hereinafter defined shall have the indicated meanings so assigned. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3502] [Page 139] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3502 Air-cured. Tobacco cured under natural atmospheric conditions without the use of fire, except for the purpose of preventing pole-burn in damp weather. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3503] [Page 139] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3503 Air-dried. The condition of unfermented tobacco as customarily prepared for storage under natural atmospheric conditions. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3504] [Page 139] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3504 Body. The thickness and density of a leaf or the weight per unit of surface. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) ...


low saturation and from medium to very low brillance. As used in these standards, [[Page 140]] the colors are expressed as light brown (L), medium brown (F),...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3506] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3506 Class. A major division of tobacco based on method of cure or principal usage. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3507] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3507 Clean. Tobacco is described as clean when it contains only a normal amount of sand or soil particles. Leaves grown on the lower portion of the stalk normally contain more dirt or sand than those from higher stalk positions. (See Rule 4, Sec. 29.3605.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3508] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3508 Color. The third factor of a grade based on the relative hues, saturations or chromas, and color values common to the type. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3509] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3509 Color intensity. The varying degree of saturation or chroma. Color intensity as applied to tobacco describes the strength or weakness of a specific color or hue. It is applicable to all colors except green. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3510] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3510 Color symbols. As applied to Dark Air-cured tobacco, color symbols are L--light brown, F--medium brown, R--reddish brown, D--dark brown, M--mixed, and G--green. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3511] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3511 Condition. The state of tobacco which results from the method of preparation or from the degree of fermentation. Words used to describe the condition of tobacco are: Undried, air-dried, steam-dried, sweating, sweated, and aged. ...


condition may result from firekill, sunburn, or sunscald. Any leaf which is crude to the extent of 20 percent or more of its leaf surface may be described as crude. (See...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3513] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3513 Cured. Tobacco dried of its sap by either natural or artificial processes. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3514] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3514 Damage. The effect of mold, must, rot, black rot, or other fungus or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. Tobacco having the odor of mold, must, or rot is considered damaged. (See Rule 24, Sec. 29.3625.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3515] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3515 Dirty. The state of tobacco containing an abnormal amount of dirt or sand, or tobacco to which additional quantities of dirt or sand have been added. (See Rule 24, Sec. 29.3625.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3516] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3516 Elasticity. The flexible, springy nature of the tobacco leaf to recover approximately its original size and shape after it has been stretched. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3517] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3517 Finish. The reflectance factor in color perception. Finish indicates the sheen or shine of the surface of a tobacco leaf. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3518] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3518 Foreign matter. Any extraneous substance or material such as stalks, suckers, straw, strings, and rubber bands. Abnormal amounts of dirt or sand are also included. (See Rule 24, Sec. 29.3625.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3519] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3519 Form. The stage of preparation of tobacco such as unstemmed or stemmed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3520] [Page 140] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3520 Grade. A subdivision of a type according to group, quality, and color. ...


used to indicate group, a number to indicate quality, and a letter or letters to indicate color. For example, B3D means Heavy Leaf, third quality, and dark-brown...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3522] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3522 Green (G). A term applied to green-colored, immature, or crude tobacco. Any leaf which has a green color affecting 20 percent or more of its leaf surface may be described as green. (See Rule 19, Sec. 29.3620.) ...


stalk position, body, or the general quality of the tobacco. Groups in Dark Air-cured types are: Wrappers (A), Heavy Leaf (B), Thin Leaf (C), Lugs (X), Nondescript (N), and...


state. (See definition of Damage, Sec. 29.3514.) Injury to tobacco may be caused by field diseases, insects, or weather conditions; insecticides, fungicides, or cell...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3525] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3525 Leaf. Whole, unstemmed leaf. Leaf, when applied to tobacco in strip form, shall describe the divided unit of a whole leaf. [49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3526] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3526 Leaf scrap. A byproduct of unstemmed tobacco Leaf scrap results from handling unstemmed tobacco and consists of loose and tangled whole or broken leaves. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3527] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3527 Leaf structure. The cell development of a leaf as indicated by its porosity. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


extent by the size and shrinkage of the veins or fibers (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3529] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3529 Length. The linear measurement of cured tobacco leaves from the butt of the midrib to the extreme tip. (See Standard Tobacco Sizes, Sec. 29.3591.) [51 FR 40408, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3530] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3530 Lot. A pile, basket, bulk, or more than one bale, case, hogshead, tierce, package, or other definite package unit. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3531] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3531 Maturity. The degree of ripeness. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586, and Rule 16, Sec. 29.3617.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3532] [Page 141] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3532 Mixed (M). Variegated or distinctly different colors of the type mingled together. (See Rules 17, Sec. 29.3618; 18, Sec. 29.3619.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


or tobacco of inferior grade, quality, or condition. Nested includes: (a) Any lot of tobacco which contains foreign matter or damaged, injured, tangled, or...


is damaged 20 percent or more, abnormally dirty, extremely wet or watered, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to the type. (See Rule 24,...


35, 36, 37, or Foreign Type 95. (See Rule 24, Sec. 29.3625.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3536] [Page 142] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3536 Order (case). The state of tobacco with respect to its moisture content. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3537] [Page 142] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3537 Package. A hogshead, tierce, case, bale, or other securely enclosed parcel or bundle. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


It is represented to contain the same kind of tobacco and has a common identification number or mark on each package. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3539] [Page 142] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3539 Quality. A division of a group or the second factor of a grade based on the relative degree of one or more elements of quality in tobacco. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3540] [Page 142] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3540 Raw. Freshly harvested tobacco or tobacco as it appears between the time of harvesting and the beginning of the curing process. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


refermented with a relatively high percentage of moisture. Resweated includes tobacco which has been dipped or reconditioned after its first fermentation and put through...


properly for market in the manner which is customary in the type area, including: (a) Tobacco which is so mixed that it cannot be classified properly in any grade of...


which contains fat stems, wet butts, swelled stems, frozen tobacco, and tobacco having frozen stems or stems that have not been thoroughly dried in the curing...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3544] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3544 Side. A certain phase of quality, color, or length as contrasted with some other phase of quality, color, or length; or any peculiar characteristic of tobacco. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3545] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3545 Size. The length of tobacco leaves. Size does not apply to tobacco in strip form. (See Standard Tobacco Sizes Sec. 29.3591.) [51 FR 40408, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3546] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3546 Sound. Free of damage. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


grade. (See Rules 21, Sec. 29.3622; 22, Sec. 29.3623; 23, Sec. 29.3624.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3548] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3548 Steam-dried. The condition of unfermented tobacco as customarily prepared for storage by means of a redrying machine or other steam-conditioning equipment. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3549] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3549 Stem. The midrib or large central vein of a tobacco leaf. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3550] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3550 Stemmed. A form of tobacco, including strips and strip scrap, from which the stems or midribs have been removed. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3551] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3551 Strips. The sides of a tobacco leaf from which the stem has been removed or a lot of tobacco composed of strips. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3552] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3552 Subgrade. Any grade modified by a special factor symbol. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


a normal percentage of moisture. This condition is sometimes described as aged. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3554] [Page 143] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3554 Sweating. The condition of tobacco in the process of fermentation. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


the time it enters into the different manufacturing processes. The acts of stemming, threshing, sweating, and conditioning are not regarded as manufacturing...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3556] [Page 144] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3556 Tobacco products. Manufactured tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, smoking tobacco, chewing tobacco, and snuff, which is subject to Internal Revenue tax. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


has the same characteristics and corresponding qualities, colors, and lengths is classified as one type, regardless of any factors of historical or geographical nature...


or Dark Air-cured One Sucker, including the upper Cumberland District One Sucker, and produced principally in northern Tennessee, south central Kentucky, and...


the Henderson and Owensboro Districts, and produced principally in the Green River section of Kentucky. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


or Dark Air-cured of Virginia, and produced principally in the central section of Virginia north of the James River. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3561] [Page 144] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3561 Type 95. That type of air-cured tobacco commonly known as Foreign-grown Dark Air-cured produced in countries other than the United States. [49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3562] [Page 144] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3562 Undried. The condition of unfermented tobacco which has not been air-dried or steam-dried. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


Uniformity is expressed in grade specifications as a percentage. The percentage is applicable to group, quality, and color. (See Rule 14, Sec. 29.3615.) [30 FR 9207,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3564] [Page 144] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3564 Unsound (U). Damaged under 20 percent. (See Rule 21, Sec. 29.3622.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3565] [Page 144] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3565 Unstemmed. A form of tobacco, including whole leaf and leaf scrap, from which the stems or midribs have not been removed. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] ...


does not blend with the normal colors of the type. (See Rules 17, Sec. 29.3618; 18, Sec. 29.3619.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


Wet applies to any tobacco which is not damaged but which is likely to damage if treated in the customary manner. (See Rule 22, Sec. 29.3623.) (For extremely wet or...


not apply to tobacco in strip form. (See Elements of Quality, Sec. 29.3586.) [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965. Redesignated and amended at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


to assist in interpreting grade specifications. Tobacco attributes or characteristics which constitute quality are designated as elements of quality. The range within...


Inches...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3601] [Page 145] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3601 Rules. The application of Sec. Sec. 29.3501 to 29.3568, Sec. 29.3591, Sec. Sec. 29.3646 to 29.3648, Sec. Sec. 29.3650 to 29.3652 and 29.3681 shall be in accordance with the following rules. [51 FR 40408, Nov. 7, 1986] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3602] [Page 145] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3602 Rule 1. Each grade shall be treated as a subdivision of a particular type. When the grade is stated in an inspection certificate, the type also shall be stated. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3603] [Page 145] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3603 Rule 2. The determination of a grade shall be based upon a thorough examination of a lot of tobacco or of an official sample of the lot. ...


more breaks shall be made at such points and in such manner as the inspector or sampler may find necessary to determine the kinds of tobacco and the percentage of...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3605] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3605 Rule 4. All standard grades must be clean. ...


and certification. If, at any time, it is found that a lot of tobacco does not comply with the specifications of the grade previously assigned it shall not thereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3607] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3607 Rule 6. A lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two colors shall be placed in the color with which it best corresponds with respect to body or other associated elements of quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3608] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3608 Rule 7. Any lot of tobacco which meets the specifications of two grades shall be placed in the higher grade. Any lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two grades shall be placed in the lower grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3609] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3609 Rule 8. A lot of tobacco meets the specifications of a grade when it is not lower in any degree of any element of quality than the minimum specifications of such grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3610] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3610 Rule 9. In determining the grade of a lot of tobacco, the lot as a whole shall be considered. Minor irregularities which do not affect over one percent of the tobacco shall be overlooked. ...


be used to show a peculiar side or characteristic of the tobacco which tends to modify the grade. [30 FR 9207, July 23, 1965, as amended at 49 FR 16759, Apr....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3612] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3612 Rule 11. Interpretations, the use of specifications, and the meaning of the terms shall be in accordance with determinations or clarifications made by the Chief of the Standards and Testing Branch and approved by the Director. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3613] [Page 146] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3613 Rule 12. The use of any grade may be restricted by the Director during any marketing season, when it is found that the grade is not needed or appears in insufficient volume to justify its use. ...


may be stated in connection with grades of other groups. For this purpose, the standard tobacco sizes shall be used. (See Applicable Standard Sizes, Sec. 29.3681.) [51...


of a lot which must meet the specifications of the grade. The minor portion must be closely related but may be of a different group, quality, and color from the major...


tolerance. The appraisal of injury shall be based upon [[Page 147]] the percentage of affected leaf surface or the degree of injury. In appraising injury,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3617] [Page 147] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3617 Rule 16. Normal injury associated with ripeness shall be excluded from injury tolerance except when such injury is considered detrimental to the quality of the tobacco. ...


``variegated'' and designated by the color symbol ``M.'' Variegated leaves may be included in any group to the following extent: In the third quality, 10 percent; in...


symbol ``M'' when it is not green but contains (a) over 30 percent of colors distinctly different from the major color or (b) over 30 percent of a combination of variegated...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3620] [Page 147] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3620 Rule 19. Any lot of tobacco containing 20 percent or more of green leaves or any lot which is not crude but contains 20 percent or more of green and crude combined shall be designated by the color symbol ``G.'' ...


the B, C, and X groups in green color. Any lot containing 20 percent or more of crude leaves shall be designated as Nondescript. [51 FR 40408, Nov....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3622] [Page 147] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3622 Rule 21. Tobacco damaged under 20 percent but which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``U'' after the grademark. Tobacco damaged 20 percent or more shall be designated ``No-G.'' ...


a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``W'' after the grademark. This special factor does not apply to tobacco...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3624] [Page 147] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3624 Rule 23. Special factors ``BH'' (big heads) and ``BL'' (broad leaf) shall be used as follows: ``BH'' in types 35 and 36 to designate tobacco tied in extremely big hands and ``BL'' in type 35 to designate broad leaf tobacco. ...


damaged 20 percent or more, extremely wet or watered, or when it needs to be reworked, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.3626] [Page 147] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.3626 Rule 25. Tobacco in strip form which otherwise meets the specifications of a grade shall be treated as a subgrade by placing the special factor ``S'' preceding the grademark. [49 FR 16759, Apr. 20, 1984] grades ...


the A group are very elastic, have small- to medium-sized and blending fibers, and show a low percentage of injury affecting...


ground injury. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Grade names, minimum ...


Grade names, minimum Grades...


the X group usually have a high degree of maturity and show ground and other injury characteristic of...


the tolerance of the lower grade of any other group except Scrap. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


warehouses, packing and conditioning plants, and stemmeries. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Grades...


A1F A1R ............. ............ A2F A2R ............. ............ ...


A3.................................................... 2, 3 B1, B2, B3, B4, B5............................................ 1, 2, 3 C1, C2,...


Group Qualities Colors ------------------------------------------------------------------------ A--Wrappers..................... 1--Choice............


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6001] [Page 151] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6001 Definitions. As used in these standards, the words and phrases hereinafter defined shall have the indicated meanings so assigned. [[Page 152]] ...


humidity during the curing period to prevent pole-sweat, pole-burn, and shed-burn in damp weather. Air-cured tobacco should not carry the odor of smoke or fumes resulting from...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6003] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6003 Body. The thickness and density of a leaf or the weight per unit of surface. (See chart.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6004] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6004 Burn. The duration of combustion or length of time that a tobacco leaf will hold fire after ignition. (See Rule 18.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6005] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6005 Case (order). The state of tobacco with respect to its moisture content. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6006] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6006 Class. A major division of tobacco based on method of cure or principal usage. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6007] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6007 Clean. Tobacco is described as clean when it contains only a normal amount of sand or soil particles. Leaves grown on the lower portion of the stalk normally contain more sand or dirt than those from higher stalk positions. (See Rule 4.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6008] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6008 Condition. The state of tobacco which results from the method of preparation or from the degree of fermentation. Words used to describe the condition of tobacco are Undried, air-dried, steam-dried, sweating, sweated, and aged. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6009] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6009 Crude. A subdegree of maturity. (See Rule 15.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6010] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6010 Cured. Tobacco dried of its sap by either natural or artificial processes. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6011] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6011 Damage. The effect of mold, must, rot, black rot or other fungus or bacterial diseases which attack tobacco in its cured state. Tobacco having the odor of mold, must or rot is considered damaged. (See Rule 17.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6012] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6012 Dirty. The state of tobacco containing an abnormal amount of dirt or sand, or tobacco to which additional quantities of dirt or sand have been added. (See Rule 17.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6013] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6013 Elasticity. The flexible, springy nature of the tobacco leaf to recover approximately its original size and shape after it has been stretched. (See chart.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6014] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6014 Elements of quality. Physical characteristics used to determine the quality of tobacco. Words selected to describe degrees within each element are shown in the chart in Sec. 29.6081. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6015] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6015 Foreign matter. Any extraneous substance or material such as stalks, suckers, straw, strings, and rubber bands. (See Rule 17.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6016] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6016 Form. The stage of preparation of tobacco such as stemmed or unstemmed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6017] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6017 General quality. The quality of tobacco considered in relation to the type as a whole. General quality is distinguished from the restricted use of the term ``quality'' within a group. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6018] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6018 Grade. A subdivision of a type according to group and quality and to other characteristics when they are of sufficient importance to be treated separately. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6019] [Page 152] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6019 Grademark. In these types a grademark normally consists of a letter to indicate group and a number to indicate quality. For example, B2 means Binder, fair quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6020] [Page 152-153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6020 Group. A type division consisting of one or more grades based on the general quality of tobacco. Groups in these types are: Binder (B), Stripper (C), Straight [[Page 153]] Stripped (X), Farm Filler (Y), Nondescript (N), and Scrap (S). ...


state. (See definition of Damage.) Injury to tobacco may be caused by field diseases, insects, or weather conditions; insecticides, fungicides, or cell growth...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6022] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6022 Leaf scrap. A byproduct of unstemmed tobacco Leaf scrap results from handling unstemmed tobacco and consists of loose and tangled whole or broken leaves. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6023] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6023 Leaf structure. The cell development of a leaf as indicated by its porosity. The degrees range from close (slick and tight) to open (porous). (See chart.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6024] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6024 Length. The linear measurement of cured tobacco leaves from the butt of the midrib to the extreme tip. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6025] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6025 Lot. A pile, basket, bulk, package, or other definite unit. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6026] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6026 Maturity. The degree of ripeness. (See chart.) ...


quality, or condition. Nested includes any lot of tobacco which contains foreign matter or damaged, injured, tangled, or other inferior tobacco, any of which cannot...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6028] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6028 No Grade. A designation applied to a lot of tobacco classified as damaged, dirty, nested, offtype, semicured, or wet; tobacco that is improperly packed, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to the type. (See Rules 5 and 17.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6029] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6029 Offtype. Tobacco of distinctly different characteristics which cannot be classified as Type 53, 54, or 55. (See Rule 17.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6030] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6030 Package. A hogshead, tierce, case, bale, or other securely enclosed parcel or bundle. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6031] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6031 Packing. A lot of tobacco consisting of a number of packages submitted as one definite unit for sampling or inspection. It is represented to contain the same kind of tobacco and has a common identification number or mark on each package. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6032] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6032 Quality. A division of a group or the second factor of a grade based on the relative degree of one or more elements of quality. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6033] [Page 153] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6033 Raw. Tobacco as it appears between the time of harvesting and the beginning of the curing process. ...


which contains fat stems, wet butts, swelled stems, and tobacco having frozen stems or stems that have not been thoroughly dried in the curing process. (See definition...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6035] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6035 Side. A certain phase of quality as contrasted with some other phase of quality or any peculiar characteristic of tobacco. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6036] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6036 Sound. Free of damage. (See Rule 4.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6037] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6037 Stem. The midrib or large central vein of a tobacco leaf. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6038] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6038 Stemmed. A form of tobacco, including strips and strip scrap, from which the stems or midribs have been removed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6039] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6039 Stem rot. The deterioration of an uncured or frozen stem resulting from bacterial action. Although stem rot results from bacterial action, it is inactive in cured tobacco and is treated as a kind of injury in these types. (See Rule 14.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6040] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6040 Strength (tensile). The stress a tobacco leaf can bear without tearing. (See chart.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6041] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6041 Strips. The sides of a tobacco leaf from which the stem has been removed or a lot of tobacco composed of strips. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6042] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6042 Sweated. The condition of tobacco which has passed through one or more fermentations natural to tobacco packed with a normal percentage of moisture. This condition sometimes is described as aged. ...


or primed and cured, and the time it enters a manufacturing process. Conditioning, sweating, and stemming are not regarded as...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6044] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6044 Tobacco products. Manufactured tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, smoking tobacco, chewing tobacco, and snuff, which is subject to Internal Revenue tax. ...


has the same characteristics and corresponding qualities, colors, and lengths is classified as one type, regardless of any factors of historical or geographical nature...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6046] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6046 Type 53. That type of cigar-leaf tobacco commonly known as York State or Havana Seed of New York and Pennsylvania, produced principally in the Big Flats and Onondaga sections of New York and extending into Pennsylvania. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6047] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6047 Type 54. That type of cigar-leaf tobacco commonly known as Southern Wisconsin Cigar-leaf or Southern Wisconsin Binder-type, produced principally south and east of the Wisconsin River. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6048] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6048 Type 55. That type of cigar-leaf tobacco commonly known as Northern Wisconsin Cigar-leaf or Northern Wisconsin Binder-type, produced principally north and west of the Wisconsin River and extending into Minnesota. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6049] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6049 Undried. The condition of unfermented tobacco which has not been air-dried or steam-dried. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6050] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6050 Uniformity. A grade requirement designating the percentage of a lot which must meet the specified degree of each element of quality. (See Rule 12.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6051] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6051 Unstemmed. A form of tobacco, including whole leaf and leaf scrap, from which the stems or midribs have not been removed. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6052] [Page 154] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6052 Unsweated. The condition of cured tobacco which has not been sweated. [[Page 155]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6053] [Page 155] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6053 Wet (high-case). Any sound tobacco containing excessive moisture to the extent that it is in unsafe or doubtful-keeping order. Wet applies to any tobacco which is not damaged but which is likely to damage if treated in the customary manner. (See Rule 17.) ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6054] [Page 155] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6054 Width. The relative breadth of a tobacco leaf expressed in relation to its length. (See chart.) Elements of Quality ...


to assist in interpreting grade specifications. Tobacco attributes or characteristics which constitute quality are designated as elements of quality. The range within...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6086] [Page 155] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6086 Rules. The application of these official standard grades shall be in accordance with the following rules. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6087] [Page 155] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6087 Rule 1. Each grade shall be treated as a subdivision of a particular type. When the grade is stated in an inspection certificate, the type also shall be stated. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6088] [Page 155] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6088 Rule 2. The determination of grade shall be based upon a representative sample or a thorough examination of a packing of tobacco. ...


10 percent of the bundles or bales shall be selected at random for sampling; a higher percentage may be sampled at the discretion of the inspector. To obtain the sample,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6090] [Page 155] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6090 Rule 4. Standard grades shall be assigned to clean and sound tobacco only. ...


out and tips overlapping from 6 to 8 inches or sufficiently to make a level, solid, and uniform pack. The sides of the bundles shall be completely covered with paper, or...


and certification. If, at any time, it is found that a lot of tobacco does not comply with the specifications of the grade previously assigned, it shall not thereafter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6093] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6093 Rule 7. Any lot of tobacco which meets the specifications of two grades shall be placed in the higher grade. Any lot of tobacco on the marginal line between two grades shall be placed in the lower grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6094] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6094 Rule 8. A lot of tobacco meets the specifications of a grade when it is not lower in any degree of any element of quality than the minimum specifications of such grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6095] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6095 Rule 9. In determining the grade of a lot of tobacco, the lot as a whole shall be considered. Minor irregularities which do not affect over one percent of the tobacco shall be overlooked. ...


clarifications made by the Chief of the Standardization Branch and approved by the Director of the Tobacco Division, Agricultural...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6097] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6097 Rule 11. The use of any grade may be restricted by the Director during any marketing season when it is found that the grade is not needed or appears in insufficient volume to justify its use. ...


meet each specification of the grade; the remaining portion must be related. Grade specifications state the minimum acceptable degree of each element of quality....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6099] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6099 Rule 13. Injury tolerance shall be expressed in percentages. The appraisal of injury shall be based upon the percentage of affected leaf surface or the degree of injury, and consideration shall be given to the kinds of injury normal to the group or grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6100] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6100 Rule 14. Stem rot shall not exceed 40 percent of the specified injury tolerance for any grade. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6101] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6101 Rule 15. In grade specifications the tolerance of crude shall apply to the entire leaf surface of the lot. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6102] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6102 Rule 16. In grade specifications frozen shall be treated as a separate kind of injury and the tolerance shall apply to the entire leaf surface of the lot. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 2] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR29.6103] [Page 156] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 29--TOBACCO INSPECTION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Standards Sec. 29.6103 Rule 17. Tobacco shall be designated as No Grade, using the grademark ``No-- G,'' when it is damaged, dirty, nested, offtype, semicured, wet, improperly packed, contains foreign matter, or has an odor foreign to the type. ...


minimum of 10 leaves shall be selected as representative regardless of the number of bundles or bales in the lot. All burn tests shall be made in the bindercutting area on...


been removed. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- U.S. grades...


does not meet the specifications of the Binder group. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...


U.S. grades Grade...


leaves from the Binder and Stripper groups. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...


grade of any other group. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- U.S. grades...


warehouses, packing and conditioning plants,...


of binder Three grades of stripper ------------------------------------------------------------------------ B1............................................


Groups Qualities ------------------------------------------------------------------------ B--Binder.....................................




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