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WAC 16-301-035

Labeling requirements for agricultural and vegetable hybrid seed that contains less than ninety-five percent hybrid seed.

The labeling for agricultural and vegetable hybrid seed that contains less than ninety-five percent hybrid seed must include the following:
(1) The lot number or other lot identification.
(2) The origin state or foreign country, if known. If the origin is not known, that fact must be stated.
(3) The kind or variety labeled as "hybrid" except that varieties in which pure seed contain less than seventy-five percent hybrid seed may not be labeled as hybrids.
(4) The percent which is hybrid labeled parenthetically in direct association following named variety; i.e., Comet (eighty-five percent hybrid).
(5) The calendar month and year of a germination test of pure live seed or the year in which the seed was packaged.
(6) The percentage by weight of inert matter.
(7) The percentage, by weight, of all weed seeds present. The maximum weed seed content may not exceed two percent by weight.
(8) The name and address of the person who labels seed, or sells, offers, or exposes the seed for sale within this state.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3) and chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 00-24-077, ยง 16-301-035, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]
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