U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Jun 06, 2023
“U.S. Non-Split” consists of non-split pistachio nuts in the shell which meet the following requirements:
(a) Basic requirements:
(1) Free from:
(i) Foreign material;
(ii) Loose kernels;
(iii) Shell pieces;
(iv) Particles and dust; and,
(1) Free from damage by:
(i) Adhering hull material; and,
(ii) Dark stain.
(1) Well dried, or very well dried when specified in connection with the grade.
(2) Free from damage by:
(i) Immature kernels;
(ii) Kernel spotting; and,
(iii) Other internal (kernel) defects.
(3) Free from serious damage by:
(i) Minor insect or vertebrate injury;
(ii) Insect damage;
(v) Decay; and,
(vi) Other Internal (kernel) defects.
(d) The nuts are of a size not less than
(e) For Tolerances, see § 51.2544.