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Title 27Chapter ISubchapter APart 19Subpart S → §19.483


Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms
PART 19—DISTILLED SPIRITS PLANTS
Subpart S—Containers and Marks


§19.483   Specifications for marks.

(a) Basic requirements. A proprietor must place the marks prescribed by this subpart on cases, encased containers, and packages of spirits and denatured spirits so that they are:

(1) Of adequate size to be easily read;

(2) Of a color in distinct contrast to the color of the background;

(3) Legible; and

(4) Durably affixed.

(b) Use of labels. A proprietor may use labels as the means for applying prescribed marks if the labels meet the requirements of paragraph (a) of this section.

(c) Location. A proprietor must place the prescribed marks on one side of the case or encased container, or on the head of the package.

(26 U.S.C. 5206)

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