Audit Grade Classification

Description
Percentage of Total Weight
Grade Definition
 
 
 
Newsprint or SC Mechanical
90 – 100%
PS-8 Deinking News
Or Improved Newsprint
80 – 90%
PS-6 and/or A-9
 
70 – 80%
PS-5 (News/Packaging Boxboard)
 
50 – 70%
PS-2 Mixed
 
 
 
 
 
 

Coated Woodfree or
Coated Mechanical or

Magazines

100%


25-30%
1-25%
1-5%

PS-43 Coated Book Stock
PS-27 Flyleaf Shavings
PS-10 Old Magazines
A-9 European 70/30
PS-5 (News/Packaging Boxboard)
PS-8 Deinking News

 
 
 

Office Papers White


100%
1 – 6%


PS-40 Sorted White Ledger
PS-8 Deinking News
 
 
 

White with % Pastel


100%
50-90%

PS-39 Sorted Coloured Ledger
PS-37 Office Pack

 
 
 

Intensive Colours %

ANY


PS-2 Mixed
 
 
 

Old Corrugated Cartons

80 – 100%

PS-11 OCC
 
50 – 70%
PS-2 Hard Mixed
 
10 – 20%
PS-2 Soft Mixed
 
1 – 5%
PS-6 News
 
1 – 3%
A-9 News
 
0-1/2%
PS-8 Deinking News

 
 
 

Greyboard

100%

PS-4 Boxboard Cuttings
 
ANY
PS-2 Mixed
 
0-1/2%
PS-8 Deinking News
 
1-3%
A-9