Seed cake containing vegetable oil UN 1386 (b) type


The full BCSN is: SEED CAKE, containing vegetable oil UN 1386 (b) solvent extractions and expelled seeds, containing not more than 10% of oil and when the amount of moisture is higher than 10%, not more than 20% of oil and moisture combined.


Seed cakes excluded from the provisions of this cargo entry

The provisions of this seed cake schedule do not apply to the following materials, due to these materials not meeting the criteria for class 4.2 hazards: 


1) solvent extracted rape seed meal, rape seed pellets, soya bean meal, cotton seed meal and sunflower seed meal having not more than 4% oil and 15% oil and moisture combined.


2) mechanically expelled citrus pulp pellets containing not more than 2.5%  oil and 14% oil and moisture combined.


3) mechanically expelled corn gluten meal containing not more than 11.0% oil and 23.6% oil and moisture combined.


4) mechanically expelled corn gluten feed pellets containing not more than 5.2% oil and 17.8% oil and moisture combined; and


5) mechanically expelled beet pulp pellets containing not more than 2.8% oil and 15.0% oil and moisture combined.

Please see section " required cargo certificates" for the certificates required for these excluded seed cake cargoes.  


In essence, UN 1386 (b) covers the following : (1) all solvent extracted and expelled seed cakes containing not more than 10% oil and not more than 10% moisture; and (2) all solvent extracted and expelled seed cakes containing not more than 10% oil and moisture content higher than 10% which case, the oil and moisture combined must not exceed 20%. 


For solvent extracted seed cakes where the oil or oil and moisture content exceeds the percentages stated in this entry, guidance shall be sought from the competent authorities. 


Description: Residue left behind after oil has been either expelled mechanically or extracted by a solvent process from oil-bearing seeds.


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-Cotton seed-Gluten pellets-expellers, Groundnuts, meal-Hominy chop-Linseed-Maize - Mill feed pellets-Niger seed, expellers-Oil cake-Palm kernel-Peanuts-Pellets, cereal-Pollard pellets-Rape seed-Rice broken-Rice bran-Safflower seed-Seed expellers, oily-Soya bean-Strussa pellets-Sunflower seed-Toasted meals. Often used in animal or poultry feed. 


The above may be shipped in the form of pulp, meals, cake, pellets and expellers

Trade Names (Synonyms)
Bakery material, barley malt pellets, beet extracted, beet expelled, bran pellets, brewer's grain pellets, canola pellets, citrus pulp pellets, coconut, copra expelled, copra extracted, corn gluten, cotton seed, expellers, gluten pellets, hominy chop, ground nuts meal, linseed expelled, linseed extracted, maize expelled, maize extracted, meal oily, mill feed pellets, Niger seed expelled, Niger seed extracted, oil cake, palm kernel expelled, palm kernel extracted, peanuts expelled, peanuts extracted, pellets cereal, pollard pellets, rape seed expelled, rape seed extracted, rice bran, rice broken, safflower seed expelled, safflower seed extracted, seed expellers oily, soyabean expelled, soyabean extracted, strussa pellets, sunflower seed expelled, sunflower seed extracted, toasted meals.


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