Last Update: 1/4/17

Chapter 16-403 WAC

STANDARDS FOR APPLES MARKETED WITHIN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

WAC Sections

Purpose.
Definitions.
Adoption of Washington state standards for grades of apples.
General standards for Washington grades.
Washington extra fancy grade standards for red, partial red or blushed variety apples.
Washington fancy grade standards for red, partial red or blushed variety apples.
Color requirements.
Washington extra fancy standards for green or yellow varieties.
Washington fancy standards for green or yellow varieties.
Washington C grade standards for green or yellow varieties.
Combination grades and gift grade.
Standards, packing and labeling for culls.
Other brands and grades.
Soluble solids and shipping dates for Red Delicious, Delicious and Golden Delicious.
Firmness at time of shipping standards for Red Delicious, Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, and Jonagold.
Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Washington extra fancy.
Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Washington fancy.
Starch-iodine requirement for the Granny Smith variety.
Green or yellow varieties—Washington extra fancy.
DefectsInjury, damage and serious damage.
Green or yellow varieties—Washington fancy.
Green or yellow varieties—Washington C grade.
BruisesInjury, damage and serious damage.
Combination grades.
Invisible water core.
Culls.
Tolerances.
Application of tolerances.
Calculation of percentages.
Packing requirements.
Marking requirements—Open or closed containers.
Crop year designation.
Condition after storage or transit.
Adoption of United States standards as state standards.
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