Chana Split (Husked) / Dal Chana Bengal Gram Dal (Chana Dal)

Commodity Code - 263
Commodity Name - Chana Split (Husked) / Dal Chana Bengal Gram Dal (Chana Dal)
Commodity Scientific Name - Cicer arietinum Linn.

 

 

 

Grade designation

Maximum limit of tolerance (% by weight)

Wevilled grains (percent by count) (Maximum)

 

Moisture

Foreign matter

Other edible grains

Damaged grains

Broken and fragments grains

 

 

Organic

Inorganic

 

 

 

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

Special

11.0

0.10

0.05

0.2

0.5

0.5

1.0

Standard

12.0

0.10

0.15

0.5

1.0

2.0

2.0

General

16.0

0.75

0.25

2.0

5.0

3.0

3.0

 

Note:- In foreign matter, the impurities of animal origin shall not be more than 0.10 percent by weight provided that the total of foreign matter, other edible grains and damaged grains shall not exceed seven percent by weight.

General charectristics -

1. Chana split (without husk) shall be obtained from dried and mature grains of gram Cicer arietinum Linn.

2. Minimum requirements:

(i) Chana split (without husk) shall be -

(a) sweet sound, clean, wholesome and free from admixture of unwholesome substances;

(b) without husk , split, uniform in size, shape and colour;

(c) free from rodent hair and excreta, moulds, living and dead insects, insect fragments, harmful bacteria, fungal infestation, mould growth, webs, parasites, larvae and mites;

(d) free from obnoxious smell, discolouration and all other impurities except to the extent as indicated in this schedule;

(e) free from added colouring matter, admixture of deleterious substances;

(f) free from toxic or noxious seeds such as Crotalaria (Crotalaria spps.), Corn cockle (Agrostemma githago Linn.), Castor bean (Ricinus communis Linn.), Jimson weed (Datura stramonium), and other seeds that are commonly recognized as harmful to health; and

(g) free from abnormal taste, flavour and odour.

(ii) It shall comply with the restrictions in regard to the limits for metallic contaminants, crop contaminants, naturally occurring toxic substances, insecticides and pesticides residue, microbial requirements and other food safety requirements as specified under the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residue) Regulation, 2011 and the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulation, 2011 made under the Food Safety and Standards Act,2006 (34 of 2006 ) for domestic trade.

(iii) It shall comply with the residual limits of heavy metals, pesticides and other food safety requirements as laid down by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, or importing countries requirement for exports.

 

Shelf Life - 6 Months

Initial Validity of e NWR - 3 Months

Extension of e NWR Validity - 3 Months

Number of Extensions - 02 (2X3 months)