FSC 9310                                                        JCP O-10
Miscellaneous Paper                                     February 1, 1999

Use information: This paragraph is informational only and is not 
    exclusively definitive of the end use.
  For printing on ungummed side of labels, stamps, etc., required for 
adhesion to glass, paper, wood, and similar surfaces except silicone-
treated glass. Printed matter may include text and line illustrations.

Stock: 100 pct chemical pulp.

    Note: \1\ Postconsumer fiber, in any percentage, is encouraged, 
  provided that the requirements of this Standard are met.

Grammage, ungummed (g/m\2\)..................       60       68       75
  Basis weight: 17 by 22 inches, 500 sheets         16       18       20
  A tolerance of 5 pct shall be

Adhesive quality: The adhesive shall be light in color and have a 
  distinct (visual) color difference from the ungummed side. Shall not 
  be obnoxious to taste or smell and shall be non-toxic. When properly 
  moistened, the gummed paper shall adhere immediately and firmly to 
  paper, cardboard, wood, and glass, except silicone-treated glass.
General appearance: Paper shall conform to the standard sample(s) 
  adopted by the Government.
  Color: The paper in the order (or publication) shall be uniform with a 
  target brightness of 79 pct. The color variation shall not exceed 
  DE(CIELAB)=1.0. When a match to a Government color standard has not 
  been specified, the commercial standard is applicable.
  Finish and formation: Shall be uniform.
  Cleanliness: The dirt count for the ungummed side of the paper shall 
  not exceed 250 specks per square meter. No sample sheet (600 to 650 
  cm\2\) in size shall contain more than one defect with an equivalent 
  area of 0.25 mm\2\ or greater.
Sampling and testing: Shall be conducted in accordance with standards in 
  Part 2, Government Paper Specification Standards.


 Unless otherwise specified, the following is automatically waived when 
  printing or duplicating is to be accomplished on commercial contract
Color: Shall match the Government's standard sample for color. A 
  deviation of DE(CIELAB)=3.0 from the color standard is allowed.
Curl: Paper shall lie flat with either no tendency to curl or with a 
  curl which can be overcome under reasonable working conditions.
Size and trim: Sheets: Paper shall be furnished in the size(s) ordered 
  and shall be flat, trimmed square on four sides with clean smooth 
  edges, and evenly jogged. A tolerance of 2 mm (\1/16\ 
  inch) shall be allowed except for sheets 216 by 356 mm (8\1/2\ by 14 
  inches) or less; then a tolerance of 1 mm (\1/32\ inch) 
  shall be allowed. Successive sheets within any package shall not 
  differ from each other by more than 0.5 mm (\1/64\ inch). Paper with 
  the long dimension 813 mm (32 inches) or less shall be considered 
  square if the variation does not exceed 1 mm (\1/32\ inch); over 
  813 mm (32 inches), 2 mm (\1/16\ inch).

Grain: Direction of the grain on flat paper shall be as ordered.

Pressroom conditions: The bulk of this paper will be used in air-
  conditioned pressrooms maintained at 24  deg.C 2  deg.C 
  and 45 pct 8 pct relative humidity.


    \1\ This grade is typically a low Government usage paper and 
currently not readily and/or economically available with postconsumer 
fiber content. If a postconsumer fiber content is desired in the paper, 
that number will be stated in the procurement document.