Oregon Statutes - Chapter 633 - Grades, Standards and Labels for Feeds, Fertilizers and Seeds - Section 633.331 - Additional labeling requirements for lime products.

In addition to the labeling requirements under ORS 633.321, the label for a lime product must include the following:

(1) The name of the particular form of lime. Forms of lime may include, but are not limited to, ground limestone, shells, burnt lime, lime hydrate, sugar lime, residue lime, dolomitic lime, lime sludge and waste lime.

(2) The guaranteed analysis, stating:

(a) The minimum percentage of calcium oxide (CaO) or calcium carbonate (CaCO3);

(b) The minimum percentage of magnesium oxide (MgO) or magnesium carbonate (MgCO3);

(c) The minimum total neutralizing power expressed in terms of calcium carbonate equivalent (CCE);

(d) The percentage of product that will pass, respectively, a 100-mesh, 40-mesh, 20-mesh and 10-mesh sieve. The mesh size declaration may include a declaration of the percentage of product that will pass additional mesh sizes, but the mesh sizes specified in this paragraph must be included in the mesh size declaration;

(e) The lime score; and

(f) The maximum moisture content if the moisture content is more than two percent, expressed in whole numbers as follows, “Moisture content does not exceed _____ percent.” [2001 c.914 §5]

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