Chapter 16-403 WAC

Last Update: 5/22/18

STANDARDS FOR APPLES MARKETED WITHIN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

WAC Sections

16-403-004Purpose.
16-403-014Definitions.
16-403-024Adoption of Washington state standards for grades of apples.
16-403-034General standards for Washington grades.
16-403-044Washington extra fancy grade standards for red, partial red or blushed variety apples.
16-403-054Washington fancy grade standards for red, partial red or blushed variety apples.
16-403-064Color requirements.
16-403-074Washington extra fancy standards for green or yellow varieties.
16-403-084Washington fancy standards for green or yellow varieties.
16-403-094Washington C grade standards for green or yellow varieties.
16-403-104Combination grades and gift grade.
16-403-114Standards, packing and labeling for culls.
16-403-124Other brands and grades.
16-403-134Soluble solids and shipping dates for Red Delicious, Delicious and Golden Delicious.
16-403-144Firmness at time of shipping standards for Red Delicious, Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, and Jonagold.
16-403-145Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Washington extra fancy.
16-403-150Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Washington fancy.
16-403-154Starch-iodine requirement for the Granny Smith variety.
16-403-160Green or yellow varieties—Washington extra fancy.
16-403-164Defects—Injury, damage and serious damage.
16-403-165Green or yellow varieties—Washington fancy.
16-403-170Green or yellow varieties—Washington C grade.
16-403-174Bruises—Injury, damage and serious damage.
16-403-180Combination grades.
16-403-184Invisible water core.
16-403-185Culls.
16-403-190Tolerances.
16-403-195Application of tolerances.
16-403-200Calculation of percentages.
16-403-215Packing requirements.
16-403-220Marking requirements—Open or closed containers.
16-403-224Crop year designation.
16-403-234Condition after storage or transit.
16-403-280Adoption of United States standards as state standards.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
16-403-001Promulgation. [Order 893, Promulgation, filed 8/31/62; Order 870, Promulgation, filed 11/13/61.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-002Promulgation. [Order 992, filed 8/24/65; Emergency Order 991, filed 8/24/65.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-003Promulgation. [Order 1061, Promulgation, filed 7/28/67, effective 8/28/67.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-010Introduction and definitions. [Order 893, General Regulation, § 1, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, General Regulation, § 1, filed 11/13/61; Order 838, Regulation 1, § 1, filed 3/27/61; Order 791, Regulation 1, § 1 (part), filed 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-015Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Washington extra fancy. [Order 893, Regulation 1, § 1, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 1, § 1, filed 11/13/61; Order 838, Regulation 1 (part), filed 3/27/61; Order 791, Regulation 1, § 1, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-020Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Washington fancy. [Order 893, Regulation 1, § 2, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 1, § 2, filed 3/27/61; Order 838, Regulation 1, § 2, filed 3/27/61; Order 791, Regulation 1, § 2, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-025Red, partial red or blushed varieties—Color requirements. [Order 893, Regulation 1, § 3, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 1, § 3, filed 11/13/61; Order 838, Regulation 1, § 3, filed 3/27/61; Order 791, Regulation 1, § 4, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-030Green or yellow varieties—Washington extra fancy. [Order 893, Regulation 2, § 1, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 2, § 1, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 2, § 1, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-035Green or yellow varieties—Washington fancy. [Order 1061 (part), filed 7/28/67, effective 8/28/67; Order 893, Regulation 2, § 2, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 2, § 2, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 2, § 2, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-040Green or yellow varieties—Washington C grade. [Order 1061 (part), Regulation 2, § 3, filed 7/28/67, effective 8/28/67; Order 893, Regulation 2, § 3, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 2, § 3, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 2, § 3, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-045Green or yellow varieties—Hail grade. [Order 870, Regulation 2, § 4, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 2, § 4, effective 9/15/59.] Superseded by Order 893, filed 8/31/62, effective 10/1/62.
16-403-050Green or yellow varieties—Color requirements. [Order 893, Regulation 2, § 4; Order 870, Regulation 2, § 5, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 2, § 5, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-055Combination grades. [Order 893, Regulation 3, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 3, filed 11/13/61; Order 838, Regulation 3, § 1, filed 6/20/61; Clarification in Order 838, filed 6/20/62; Order 791, Regulation 3, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-060Cull grades. [Order 893, Regulation 4, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 4, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 4, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-065Tolerances. [Order 893, Regulation 5, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 5, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 5, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-070Containers. [Order 893, Regulation 6, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 6, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 6, effective 9/15/59, subsection (2)(d) amended by Order 992, filed 8/24/65; Emergency Order 991, filed 8/24/65.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-075Marking requirements—Marking open or closed containers. [Order 1061, Regulation 7, § 2, filed 7/28/67, effective 8/28/67; Order 893, Regulation 7, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 7, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 7, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-080Other brands and grades. [Order 893, Regulation 8, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 8, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 8, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-085Washington state conditions standards. [Order 893, Regulation 9, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 9, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 9, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-090Washington state standards for grades of processing apples. [Order 893, Regulation 10, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 10, filed 11/13/61.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-095United States standards for apples—Grades. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 1, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 11, § 1, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 1, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-100United States standards for apples—Color requirements. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 2, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 10, § 2, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 2, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-105United States standards for apples—Tolerances. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 3, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 11, § 3, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 3, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-110United States standards for apples—Condition. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 4, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 11, § 4, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 4, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-115United States standards for apples—Packing and marking. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 5, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 11, § 5, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 5, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-120United States standards for apples—United States condition standards for export. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 6, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 11, § 6, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 6, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-125United States standards for apples—Definitions. [Order 893, Regulation 11, § 7, effective 10/1/62; Order 870, Regulation 11, § 7, filed 11/13/61; Order 791, Regulation 10, § 7, effective 9/15/59.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-130Spot diameters illustrated. [Order 893 (part), effective 10/1/62.] Repealed by Order 1374, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.
16-403-135Promulgation. [Order 1374, § 16-403-135, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 79-07-068 (Order 1635), filed 6/27/79. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW.
16-403-13501Promulgation. [Order 1475, § 16-403-13501, filed 7/2/76.] Repealed by WSR 79-07-068 (Order 1635), filed 6/27/79. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW.
16-403-140Washington state standards for apples. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 06-12-117, § 16-403-140, filed 6/7/06, effective 7/8/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 88-14-128 (Order 1982), § 16-403-140, filed 7/6/88, effective 9/1/88; Order 1374, § 16-403-140, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-141Red Delicious, Delicious, Golden Delicious—Minimum soluble solids. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 02-12-011, § 16-403-141, filed 5/23/02, effective 8/1/02. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 01-12-079, § 16-403-141, filed 6/5/01, effective 7/6/01; WSR 99-14-036, § 16-403-141, filed 6/29/99, effective 7/30/99; WSR 86-14-026 (Order 1892), § 16-403-141, filed 6/25/86.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-142Red Delicious, Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, and Jonagold—Minimum firmness. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 02-12-011, § 16-403-142, filed 5/23/02, effective 8/1/02. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 90-09-032 (Order 2032), § 16-403-142, filed 4/11/90, effective 5/12/90; WSR 89-14-031 (Order 2012), § 16-403-142, filed 6/28/89, effective 9/1/89; WSR 88-14-128 (Order 1982), § 16-403-142, filed 7/6/88, effective 9/1/88.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-143Granny Smith—Starch-iodine requirements. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 01-12-079, § 16-403-143, filed 6/5/01, effective 7/6/01; WSR 92-15-056, § 16-403-143, filed 7/13/92, effective 8/13/92.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-155Color requirements. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 90-13-078 (Order 2045), § 16-403-155, filed 6/19/90, effective 7/20/90; Order 1374, § 16-403-155, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-175Green or yellow varieties—Color requirements. [Order 1374, § 16-403-175, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-205Condition after storage or transit. [Order 1374, § 16-403-205, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-225Other brands and grades. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 86-10-045 (Order 1886), § 16-403-225, filed 5/6/86; Order 1374, § 16-403-225, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-230Well formed. [Order 1374, § 16-403-230, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-235Fairly well formed. [Order 1374, § 16-403-235, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-240Diameter or fruit weight. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 92-15-056, § 16-403-240, filed 7/13/92, effective 8/13/92; Order 1374, § 16-403-240, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-245Mature. [Order 1374, § 16-403-245, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-250Overripe. [Order 1374, § 16-403-250, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-255Carefully hand picked. [Order 1374, § 16-403-255, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 06-12-117, filed 6/7/06, effective 7/8/06. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW.
16-403-260Clean. [Order 1374, § 16-403-260, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-265Injury. [Order 1374, § 16-403-265, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-270Damage. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 06-12-117, § 16-403-270, filed 6/7/06, effective 7/8/06; Order 1374, § 16-403-270, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-275Serious damage. [Order 1374, § 16-403-275, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-285Spots showing diameters in fractions of an inch. [Order 1374, § 16-403-285, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-290Damage by invisible watercore. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW. WSR 94-07-133 (Order 5033), § 16-403-290, filed 3/23/94, effective 4/23/94; Order 1374, § 16-403-290, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-295Inspector's guide for apple bruises at shipping point and market. [Order 1374, § 16-403-295, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 17-03-002, filed 1/4/17, effective 2/4/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
16-403-300Effective date. [Order 1374, § 16-403-300, filed 7/26/74, effective 9/1/74.] Repealed by WSR 79-07-068 (Order 1635), filed 6/27/79. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.17 RCW.
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