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WAC 16-104-220

Weight classes.

(1) The weight classes for Washington state consumer grades for shell eggs shall be as indicated in Table 1 of this section and shall apply to all consumer grades:
TABLE - 1 WASHINGTON STATE WEIGHT CLASSES FOR
CONSUMER GRADES FOR SHELL EGGS.
Size or
Weight Classes
Minimum Net
Weight Per
Dozen
Minimum Net
Weight Per
30 Dozen
Minimum Weight
for Individual
Eggs at Rate
Per Dozen
 
Ounces
Pounds
Ounces
Jumbo
30
56
29
Extra large
27
50 1/2
26
Large
24
45
23
Medium
21
39 1/2
20
Small
18
34
17
Peewee or pullet
15
28
(2) Minimum weights listed for individual eggs at the rate per dozen are permitted in the various weight classes only to the extent that they will not reduce the net weight per dozen below the required minimum.
(3) A lot average tolerance of 3.3 percent for individual eggs in the next lower weight class is permitted as long as no individual case within the lot exceeds 5 percent.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 69.25 RCW. WSR 87-16-075 (Order 1945), § 16-104-220, filed 8/4/87.]
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