CHAPTER XI. SUNFLOWER MEAL AND HULLS
Article 1. Grade and
S-7: Sunflower Meal.
Sunflower meal is the product obtained by grinding flakes after removal of
most of the oil by mechanical or solvent process. The percentage protein
and process of manufacture shall be designated at the time of sale.
S-8: Sunflower Hulls.
Sunflower hulls consist of the outer covering of sunflower seed and shall
be reasonably free of foreign substances.
Article 2. Adjustments
S-9: Meal and Hull Settlements.
Sec. 1. No claim for deficiency in protein or combined protein and fat
shall be made by the buyer unless deficiency shall exceed 1/2 unit of
protein, or 1/2 unit of combined protein and fat, if sold that way. If a
contract carries a separate fat guarantee no claim for fat deficiency
shall be made unless the deficiency exceeds two-tenths of one per
Sec. 2. Meal, sized cake, pellets, screening or flakes, not coming up in
analysis to contract grade, shall be a good delivery if within 1-1/4 unit
of the protein, or 1-1/4 units of combined protein and fat, if sold that
way, specified in the contract. Settlement price shall be reduced in such
proportion as the deficiency bears to the guarantee. If a contract carries
a separate fat guarantee, the product shall be a good delivery, with
respect to the fat content if within five-tenths of one percent of the fat
specified in the contract. Settlement price shall be reduced by the
three-tenths of one per cent of fat deficiency.
Sec 3. Reductions in price made according to #1 and 2, above shall be
based upon the contract price minus cheapest published tariff freight in
cases of c.a.f. or delivered contracts, and on contract price in cases of
f.o.b. or basis f.o.b. contracts.
Sec. 4. Unless otherwise agreed, other terms of the contract shall be in
accordance with the applicable provisions of the Trading Rules of the
National Cottonseed Products Association.