Tapioca-chips - WDRA
Commodity Code - 922
Commodity Name - Tapioca chips
Commodity scientific Name - Manihot esculenta (cassava)
• The material shall be in the form of chips made from raw tubers of tapioca and of a thickness not exceeding 20 mm.
• It shall be free from adulterants, insect or fungus infestation and from rancid, musty, fermented or other undesirable odour. Before skinning, the material shall be washed thoroughly in running water to remove all adherent dirt.
• When examined by the method prescribed in Appendix A, not more than 2 percent by weight of the material shall have the outer residual skin.
|S. No.||Characteristic||Requirements||Method of test refer to|
|Appendix of this standard||Cl of IS:4706-1968*|
|1.||Moisture, percent by weight, Max||13.0||-||3|
|2.||Total ash (on dry basis), percent by weight, max||1.8||-||4|
|3.||Acid insoluble ash (on dry basis), percent by weight, Max||0.10||-||5|
|4.||Crude fibre (on dry basis), percent by weight, MAX||2.10||-||9|
|5.||pH of aqueous extract||4.7-7.0||-||10|
|6.||Cold-water solubles (on dry basis), percent by weight, Max||11.0||C||1-|
*Methods of test for edible starches.
|Shelf Life||6 Months|
|Initial Validity of e NWR||3 Months|
|Extension of e NWR Validity||03 Months|
|Number of Extensions||02 (2X3 months)|