Milled Rice Specification

S/N  

Characteristics

Maximum limits Method of test
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3
  Broken, % 5 15 25  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISO 605

  Heat damaged rice, % 1 1.5 2.0
  Damaged rice, % 1.5 2 3.0
  Chalky % 2 4 10
  Red or red streaked, % 2 6 12
  Immature grains, % 1 1.5 2
  Other  contrasting  varieties,

%

 

1

 

2

 

3

  Organic matter, % 0.1 0.2 0.5
  Inorganic matter, % 0.1
  Paddy grains, % 0.3
  Live weevils in kg Nil
  Filth, % 0.1
  Moisture content, % 14 ISO 711/ISO 712
  Total aflatoxin (AFB1+AFB2+AFG1 +AFG2),

ppb

10  

 

ISO 16050

  Aflatoxin B1, ppb 5
  Fumonisin, ppm 2 AOAC 2001.04
NOTE       The parameter, Total defective grains is not the sum total of the individual defects. It is limited to 70 % of   the sum total of individual defects.

Source EAC Standards subject for review