Pesticide Residues in Food and Feed

Commodity Categories

The Codex food category system is hierarchical and applies to ...

Expand All - Click to show the entire commodity hierarchy on one page for printing or online reference. Complete list may take a while to download on slower connections.

Collapse All - Click to condenses the commodity list, showing only top-level categories. Click "+" to expand the list and view commodities under a category.

Commodity Hierarchy Code
Primary Animal Feed Commodities
Primary Food Commodities of Animal Origin
Primary Food Commodities of Plant Origin
Herbs and Spices
Nuts and Seeds
Assorted Tropical and Sub-Tropical Fruit - Inedible Peel
Brassica (Cole or Cabbage) Vegetables, Head Cabbage, Flowerhead Brassicas
Bulb Vegetables
Fruiting Vegetables, Cucurbits
Fruiting Vegetables, other than Cucurbits


VO 4265


VO 4267

Bell pepper

VO 4269

Cape gooseberry

VO 4271

Cherry pepper

VO 4273

Cherry tomato

VO 4275

Chili peppers

VO 4277

Chinese lantern plant

VO 4279

Cluster pepper

VO 4281

Cone pepper

VO 4283


VO 4285

Egg plant

VO 0440

Fruiting vegetables other than cucurbits

VO 0050

Fungi, Edible (not including mushrooms)

VO 0449

Fungus "Chanterelle"

VO 4287

Golden berry

VO 4289

Ground Cherries

VO 0441

Husk tomato

VO 4291

Lady's finger

VO 4293

Melon pear

VO 4295


VO 0450


VO 4297


VO 0442


VO 4299


VO 0443


VO 0051

Peppers, Long

VO 4301

Peppers, Sweet (including pimento or pimiento)

VO 0445

Peppers Chili

VO 0444

Peppers Chili, dried

HS 0444

Pimento or Pimiento

VO 4303

Quito Orange

VO 4305


VO 0446

Strawberry tomato

VO 4307

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

VO 0447

Sweet corn (kernels)

VO 1275


VO 4309


VO 0448

Tree melon

VO 4311

Leafy Vegetables (Including Brassica Leafy Vegetables)
Legume Vegetables

Angola pea (immature seed)

VP 4393

Asparagus bean (pods)

VP 4395

Asparagus pea (pods)

VP 4397

Bambara groundnut (immature seeds)

VP 0520

Beans, except broad bean and soya bean

VP 0061

Beans, Shelled

VP 0062

Black gram (green pods)

VP 0521

Bonavist bean (young pods and immature seeds)

VP 4399

Broad bean, Shelled (succulent)(=immature seeds)

VP 0523

Broad bean (green pods and immature seeds)

VP 0522

Butter bean (immature pods)

VP 4401

Cajan pea (young green seeds)

VP 4402

Catjang cowpea (immature pods and green seeds)

VP 4404

Chick-pea (green pods)

VP 0524

Cluster bean (young pods)

VP 0525

Common bean (pods and/or immature seeds)

VP 0526

Cowpea (immature pods)

VP 0527

Dwaf bean (immature pods and/or seeds)

VP 4403

Edible-podded pea

VP 4405

Fava bean (green pods and immature beans)

VP 4407

Field bean (green pods)

VP 4409

Flageolet (fresh beans)

VP 4411

Four-angled bean (immature pods)

VP 4413

French bean (immature pods and seeds)

VP 4415


VP 4417

Garden pea, Shelled (succulent seeds)

VP 0529

Garden pea (young pods)(=succulent, immature seeds)

VP 0528

Goa bean (immature pods)

VP 0530

Gram (green pods)

VP 4419

Green bean (green pods and immature seeds)

VP 4421

Green gram (green pods)

VP 4423

Guar (young pods)

VP 4425

Haricot bean (green pods, and/or immature seeds)

VP 4427

Horse bean (green pods and/or immature seeds)

VP 4429

Hyacinth bean (young pods, immature seeds)

VP 0531

Jack bean (young pods, immature seeds)

VP 0532

Kidney bean (pods and/or immature seeds)

VP 4431

Lablab (young pods; immature seeds)

VP 4433

Legume vegetables

VP 0060

Lentil (young pods)

VP 0533

Lima bean (young pods and/or immature beans)

VP 0534


VP 0545

Mangetout or Mangetout pea

VP 4435

Manila bean (immature pods)

VP 4436

Mat bean (green pods, mature, fresh seeds)

VP 0535

Moth bean

VP 4437

Mung bean (green pods)

VP 0536

Navy bean (young pods and/or immature seeds)

VP 4439


VP 4441

Peas, Shelled (succulent seeds)

VP 0064

Peas (pods and succulent=immature seeds)

VP 0063

Pigeon bean (green pods and immature seeds)

VP 4443

Pigeon pea (green pods and/or young green seeds)

VP 0537

Podded pea (young pods)

VP 0538

Red gram (green pods and/or young green seeds)

VP 4447

Rice bean (young pods)

VP 0539

Runner bean (green pods and seeds)

VP 4449

Scarlet runner bean (pods and seeds)

VP 0540

Sieva bean (young pods and/or green fresh beans)

VP 4451

Snap bean (young pods)

VP 4453

Soya bean (immature seeds)

VP 0541

Soya bean (young pod)

VP 0546


VP 4455

Sugar pea (young pods)

VP 4457

Sword bean (young pods and bean)

VP 0542

Urd bean (green pods)

VP 4459

Winged bean (immature pods)

VP 4461

Winged pea (young pods)

VP 0543

Wrinkled pea

VP 4463

Yard-long bean (pods)

VP 0544

Pome Fruits
Stalk and Stem Vegetables
Vegetables (Except as otherwise stated)
Processed Foods of Animal Origin
Processed Foods of Plant Origin

 printer-friendly version

CODEX Pesticides Home Commodities Pesticides Search Functional Classes

© FAO and WHO 2013