U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Sep 30, 2023

§ 29.6128 - Straight Stripped (X Group).

This group consists of unsorted tobacco from which the trash has been removed.

U.S. grades Grade names, minimum specifications, and tolerances
X1Fine Quality Straight Stripped. Heavy, ripe, firm, semielastic, normal strength and width, and 16 inches or over in length. Uniformity, 85 percent; injury tolerance, 15 percent.
X2Fair Quality Straight Stripped. Heavy mature, close, inelastic, normal strength, narrow, and 16 inches or over in length. Uniformity, 75 percent. Tolerances: 5 percent crude, 5 percent frozen, and 25 percent injury.
X3Low Quality Straight Stripped. Heavy, immature, close, inelastic, weak, and narrow. Uniformity, 60 percent. Tolerances: 10 percent crude, 10 percent frozen, and 40 percent injury.