U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: May 18, 2024

§ 51.1402 - Size classification.

Size of pecans may be specified in connection with the grade in accordance with one of the following classifications. To meet the requirements for any one of these classifications, the lot must conform to both the specified number of nuts per pound and the weight of the 10 smallest nuts per 100 nut sample.

Size classification Number of nuts per pound Minimum weight of the 10 smallest nuts in a 100-nut sample
Extra large
55 or less
56 to 63
64 to 77
78 to 95
96 to 120
In each classification, the 10 smallest nuts per 100 must weigh at least 7 pct of the total weight of a 100-nut sample.