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Commodity Code - 926
Commodity Name - Oats
Commodity scientific Name - Avena sativa and Avena byzantina


JHO-2010-1, OS-377, SKO-96, JO-03-93, SKO-90, JO-03-91, OS-346, Bundel Jai-991 (JHO 99-1), Bundel Jai-2004 (JHO-2000-4), Phule Harita (RO-19), Bundel Jai-2001-3 (JHO-2001-3), Bundel Jai-992 (JHO 99-2), Bundel Jai-851 (JHO-851), Bundel Jai-822 (JHO-822), UPO-212, OS-7, UPO-94, Algerian, Kent, FOS-1/29


General Characteristics


i. clean, wholesome, reasonably uniform in size, shape and color characteristic to the variety

ii. free from abnormal flavors, obnoxious smell and fungus infestation.


S. No. Quality Parameters Range
1 Moisture (percent. by weight) max. 14.0
2 Foreign matter (percent. by weight) max. 1.0
3 Other edible grains (grains other than oats) (percent. by weight) max. 3.0
4 Damaged grains ( including pieces of kernels that show visible deterioration due to moisture, weather, disease, insects, mould, heating, fermentation, sprouting or other causes) (percent. by weight) max. 3.0
5 Wevilled grains (percent by count) max. 2.0
6 Minimum test weight (weight of hundred litre volume of oats expressed as kilograms per hectolitre (kg/hl) Minimum 46 kg/hl
7 Hull-less and broken kernels (percent by weight) 5.0
8 Uric acid (max.) 100 mg/kg
9 Ergot Sclerotium of the fungus Claviceps purpurea 0.05 per cent. m/m max


The product contaminants, toxin and residues shall be in accordance with the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011.


Shelf Life 12 Months
Initial Validity of e NWR 06 Months
Extension of e NWR Validity 03 Months
Number of Extensions 02 (2X3 months)
Weight Tolerance Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage