Matki-whole - WDRA
Commodity Code - 93
Commodity Name - Matki / Moth (whole)
Commodity Scientific Name - Vigna aconitifolia Jacq Marechal
JMM-259 (Maru-Moth-1), Baleshwar-12, Type-1, GAU Moth-1, JADIA, JWALA, MARU MOTH-1, MOTH-880, RAJASTHAN MOTH-40, IPCMO-912, CAZRI MOTH-1 (CZM-79), MARU VARDHAN (RMO-225), FMM-96, MARU BAHAR (RMO-435), RMO-423, CAZRI Moth -3 (CZM-99), CAZRI Moth -2 (CZM-45), RMB-25(RMO-2004), Rajasthan Moth-257(RMO-257), TMV (Mb)- 1, RMO-2251
|Grade designation||Maximum limit of tolerance (percent by weight)||Weevilled grains (percent by count) (Maximum)|
|Moisture||Foreign matter||Other edible grains||Damaged grains|
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 twelve percent by weight.
Matki / Moth (whole) shall be dried and mature seeds of pulse Vigna aconitifolia Jacq Marechal.
Matki / Moth (whole) shall be.-
sweet sound, clean, wholesome and free from admixture of unwholesome substances;
uniform in size, shape and colour;
free from rodent hair and excreta, moulds, living and dead insects, insect fragments, harmful bacteria, fungal infestation, mould growth, webs, parasite, larvae and mites;
free from obnoxious smell, discolouration and all other impurities except to the extent as indicated in this schedule;
free from added colouring matter, admixture of deleterious substances;
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
free from abnormal taste, flavour and odour.
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.
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.
Moth shall be
Clean, wholesome, reasonably uniform in size, shape and colour characteristic to the variety;
Free from obnoxious smell and fungus infestation.
|i||Moisture(% by wt) Max||10.0||12.0||14.0|
|ii||Foreign matter(% by wt) Max||0.1||0.60||1.0|
|iii||Other edible grains(% by wt) Max||1.0||3.0||6.0|
|iv||Damaged grains(% by wt) Max||1.0||3.0||5.0|
|v||Weevilled Grains (% by count) Max||2.5||5.0||10.0|
|vi||Admixture(% by wt) Max||1.0||2.0||3.0|
|vii||Immature & Shriveled(% by wt) Max||1.0||2.0||3.0|
|i||Uric Acid||Not more than 100mg/kg|
|ii||Aflatoxin||Not more than 30 microgram/kg|
5 % or minimum one container shall be randomly selected for sampling
250 gm whichever is applicable shall be drawn from each selected container and shall be mixed homogenously, called as primary sample.
250 gm shall be drawn from primary sample called as Laboratory sample
Foreign matter includes husk, straws, weed seeds, other inedible grains, metallic pieces, sand, gravel, dirt, pebbles, stones, lumps of earth, clay, mud and animal filth etc.
Other Edible Grains means any edible grains (including oil seeds) other than the one which is under consideration;
Damaged Grains means grains that are sprouted or internally damaged as a result of heat, microbe, moisture or weather and mechanical injured grains in case of whole pulses.
Weevilled grains means grains that are partially or wholly bored by insects injurious to grains but does not include germ eaten grains and egg spotted grains.
Admixture means the presence of a variety of the same grain other than the variety in consideration.
Immature & Shriveled grains means kernels or pieces of grains that are not fully developed.
Optional parameters are voluntary and may be analyzed as per buyer-seller agreement.
Total Shelf Life - 12 Months
Initial Validity of e NWR - 6 Months
Extension of e NWR Validity - 3 Months
Number of Extensions - 2*3 Months
Weight Tolerance - Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage