Chillies/Red Chillies

Commodity Code - 996
Commodity Name - Chillies/Red Chillies
Commodity Scientific Name - Capsicum annum L and  Capsicum frutescens L of family Solanaceae

 

 

 

Grade designation

                                                    Quality

                                         Special characteristics (% by mass)

Organic extraneous matter (Maximum)

Inorganic extraneous matter (Maximum)

Unripe and marked fruits (Maximum)

Broken fruits, seed and fragments (Maximum)

Moisture (Maximum)

Total ash on dry basis) (Maximum)

Ash insoluble in Dil. HCl, on dry basis (Maximum)

Capsaic inoid content (Minimum)

Insect damaged matter (Maximum)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

Special

0.50

Nil

1.0

3.0

10.0

6.0

1.2

0.30

0.20

Standard

0.75

0.10

2.0

5.0

11.0

7.0

1.3

0.10

0.50

 

Explanations:

(a) “Broken fruits” means Fruits/Pods which are broken during handling and of which a part of the pod is missing;

(b) “Fragments” means small pieces of fruits coming from broken fruits;

(c) “Inorganic extraneous matter” Such as dust, dirt, stones and lumps of earth;

(d) “Marked fruits” means black or black stained fruits;

(e) “Organic extraneous matter” Such as chaff, stems, straw;

(f) “Unripe fruits” means Fruits not yet fully mature, the colour of which is different from that of the batch under consideration.

(g) "Insect damage matter" The produce internally or partially bored or damaged by pest/insect.

Note:

(1) Capsicum shall have a length of minimum 25 mm.

(2) For Special grade Capsaicinoid content shall be declared on the label.

(3) Extraneous matter does not include unripe. Marked, or broken fruits of the variety under consideration.

General charectristics -

(1) Chilies and Capsicums are dried ripe pods (fruits) with or without stalk of plants of genus Capsicum annum L & Capsicum frutescens .L of family Solanaceae;

(2) It shall have all characteristic strong odour of variety Chillies and Capsicums;

(3) It shall be free from rancidity and mustiness;

(4) It shall be free from mould growth, living and dead insects, insect fragments, insects infestation, rodent contamination, coloring matter, coating of mineral oil and other harmful substances;

(5) It shall comply with restrictions in regard to Aflatoxins, Heavy Metals, Insecticide or Pesticide residue, naturally occurring toxic substances, Microbial load or other food safety requirements as specified in the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011 and the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 or any other Regulation notified under the Food Safety and Standards Act,2006 for domestic trade.

(6) It shall comply with restrictions in regard to Aflatoxins, Heavy Metals, Insecticide or Pesticide residue, naturally occurring toxic substances, Microbial load or other food safety requirements as specified by the Codex Alimentarious Commission or importing Countries requirements for exports.

 

Shelf Life - 18 Months

Initial Validity of e NWR - 12 Months

Extension of e NWR Validity - 3 Months

Number of Extensions - 02 (2X3 months)