905.54 Standards of fineness.

No person shall sell or distribute any crushed or ground liming material in this state, except the oxide and hydrate forms, unless it is processed to meet the standard of fineness of one of the grades listed in this section and contains all the fines of fracture.

(A) "Superfine liming materials" shall be of such degree of fineness that not less than eighty per cent of weight passes a number one hundred United States standard sieve, not less than ninety-five per cent of weight passes a number sixty United States standard sieve, not less than one hundred per cent of weight passes a number twenty United States standard sieve, and not less than one hundred per cent of weight passes a number eight United States standard sieve.

(B) "Pulverized liming materials" shall be of such degree of fineness that not less than sixty per cent of weight passes a number one hundred United States standard sieve, not less than seventy per cent of weight passes a number sixty United States standard sieve, not less than ninety-five per cent of weight passes a number twenty United States standard sieve, and not less than one hundred per cent of weight passes a number eight United States standard sieve.

(C) "Ground liming materials" shall be of such degree of fineness that not less than forty per cent of weight passes a number one hundred United States standard sieve, not less than fifty per cent of weight passes a number sixty United States standard sieve, not less than seventy per cent of weight passes a number twenty United States standard sieve, and not less than ninety-five per cent of weight passes a number eight United States standard sieve.

(D) "Meal liming materials" shall be of such degree of fineness that not less than twenty per cent of weight passes a number one hundred United States standard sieve, not less than thirty per cent of weight passes a number sixty United States standard sieve, not less than fifty per cent of weight passes a number twenty United States standard sieve, and not less than eighty per cent of weight passes a number eight United States standard sieve.

(E) "Screened liming materials" shall be of such degree of fineness that not less than five per cent of weight passes a number one hundred United States standard sieve, not less than fifteen per cent of weight passes a number sixty United States standard sieve, not less than forty per cent of weight passes a number twenty United States standard sieve, and not less than eighty per cent of weight passes a number eight United States standard sieve.

(F) All liming products intended for pelletization shall show on the label the percentage of material passing the numbers eight, twenty, sixty, and one hundred United States standard sieves before the product is pelletized.

Effective Date: 10-29-1996