Type 4 Nuts and seeds Group 023 Group Letter Code SO
Group 023, Oilseed consists of seeds from a variety of plants used in the production of edible vegetable oils, seed meals and cakes for animal feed. Some important vegetable oil seeds are by-products of fibre or fruit crops (e.g. cotton seed, olives).
Some of the oilseeds are, directly or after slight processing (e.g. roasting), used as food (e.g. peanuts) or for food flavouring (e.g. poppy seed, sesame seed).
Oilseeds are protected from pesticides applied during the growing season by the shell or husk.
Portion of the commodity to which the MRL applies (and which is analysed): Unless specified, seed or kernels, after removal of shell or husk.
Group 023 Oilseed
Code NumberCommodity SO 00881Oilseed SO 0089 Oilseed except peanut SO 0090 Mustard seeds
Moringa oleifera Lam., syn: M. pterygosperma Gaertn.: M. perigrina (Forsk.) Fiori
SO - Coconut, see Group 022: Tree nuts
SO - Colza, see Rape seed
SO - Colza, Indian, see Mustard seed, Field
Brassica campestris L., var. sarson Prain
SO 0691 Cotton seed
Gossypium spp.: several species and cultivars
SO - Desert date, see Group 005: Assorted topical and sub-tropical fruits - edible peel
SO - Drumstick tree seed, see Ben Moringa seed
SO - Flax-seed, see Linseed
SO - Groundnut, see Peanut
SO - Horseradish tree seed, see Ben Moringa seed
SO 0692 Kapok
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
SO 0693 Linseed
Linum usitatissimum L.
SO - Maize, see Group 020: Cereal grains
SO 0485 Mustard seed
Brassica nigra (L.) Koch:
Sinapis alba L., syn: Brassica hirta Moench.
SO 0694 Mustard seed, Field
Brassica campestris L., var. sarson Prain: B. campestris L., var. toria Duthie & Fuller
SO 0478 Mustard seed, Indian
Brassica Juncea (L.) Czern. & Coss.
SO 0695 Niger seed
Guizotia abyssinica (L.) Cass.
SO - Olive, see Group 005: Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits - edible peel
SO 06961Palm nut
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Arachis hypogaea L.
SO 0703 Peanut, whole SO 0698 Poppy seed
Papaver somniferum L.
SO 0495 Rape seed
Brassica napus L.
SO - Rape seed, Indian, see Mustard seed, Field
Brassica campestris L., var. toria Duthie & Fuller
SO 0699 Safflower seed
Carthamus tinctorius L.
SO 0700 Sesame seed
Sesamum indicum L.:
syn: S. orientale L.
SO 0701 Shea nuts
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertn.) Hepper, subsp. parkii (G. Don.) Hepper:
syn: B. parkii (G. Don.) Kotsky
SO - Soya bean(dry), see Group 015: Pulses
SO - Soybean (dry), see Soya bean (dry)
SO 0702 Sunflower seed
Type 4 Nuts and seeds Group 024 Group Letter Code SB
The seeds for beverages and sweets are derived from tropical and sub-tropical trees and shrubs. After processing the seeds are used in the production of beverages and sweets.
These seeds are protected from pesticides applied during the growing season by the shell or other parts of the fruit.
Portion of the commodity to which the MRL applies (and which is analysed): Unless specified, whole commodity (seed only, other parts of the fruit not included).
Group 024 Seed for beverages and sweets
Code NumberCommodity SB 0091 Seed for beverages SB 07151Cacao beans
Theobroma cacao L.: several ssp.
SB 0716 Coffee beans
among others Coffea arabica L.: C. canephora Pierre ex Froehner C. liberica Bull ex Hiern.: ssp. and cultivars
SB 0717 Cola nuts
Cola nitida (Vent.) Schott & Endl.: C. acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.: C. anomala K. Schum.: C. verticillata (Thonn.) Stapf ex A. Chev.
SB - Kola, see Cola nuts
SB 0718 - SB 0719 Reserved