Seed cake containing vegetable oil UN 1386 (a) type

Is the residue after oil has been expelled mechanically from oil-bearing seeds. This type (a) entry applies to those mechanically expelled seeds, containing more than 10% of oil or more than 20% of oil and moisture combined. Examples of seed cakes (cereal and cereal products) include those coming from: Bakery materials - Barley Malt Pellets - Beet - Bran Pellets - Brewers grain pellets - Citrus pulp pellets - Coconut - Copra - Corn gluten - Cottonseed - Expellers -Gluten pellets - Groundnuts, meal - Hominy chop - Linseed - Maize - Meal, oily - Mill feed pellets - Niger seed expellers - Oil cake - Palm kernel - Peanuts - Pellets, cereal - Pollard pellets - Rape seed -Rice broken - Rice bran - Safflowerseed - Seed expellers, oily - Soya bean -Strussa pellets - Sunflower seed - Toasted meals. Often used in animal or poultry feed.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Meal, oily - Oil cake - Press cake - Seed expellers, oily.


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