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Title 27Chapter ISubchapter APart 19Subpart T → §19.517


Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms
PART 19—DISTILLED SPIRITS PLANTS
Subpart T—Liquor Bottle, Label, and Closure Requirements


§19.517   Statements required on labels under an exemption from label approval.

If a proprietor bottles spirits for domestic use under a certificate of exemption from label approval on form TTB F 5100.31, the following information must appear on the label used on the bottle, in the manner indicated:

(a) Brand name. The brand name on the label must conform to the requirements of §5.34 of this chapter;

(b) Kind. The class and type of the spirits identified on the label must conform to the requirements of §5.35 of this chapter;

(c) Alcohol content. The alcohol content on the label must conform to the requirements of §5.37(a) of this chapter;

(d) State of distillation. In the case of whisky, the state of distillation statement on the label must conform to the requirements of §5.36(d) of this chapter;

(e) Net contents. The label must show the net contents, unless the statement of net contents is permanently marked on the side, front, or back of the bottle;

(f) Name and address of bottler. The name and address of the bottler must conform to the requirements of §19.518;

(g) Age of whisky containing no neutral spirits. In the case of whisky containing no neutral spirits, statements of age and percentage by volume on the label must conform to the requirements of §5.40 of this chapter;

(h) Age of whisky containing neutral spirits. In the case of whisky containing neutral spirits, the label must state the age of the whisky or whiskies and the respective percentage by volume of whisky or whiskies and neutral spirits in accordance with §5.40 of this chapter;

(i) Age of brandy. In the case of brandy aged for a period of less than two years, the label must state the age.

(j) Presence of neutral spirits or coloring, flavoring, or blending material. The label must indicate the presence of neutral spirits or coloring, flavoring, or blending material in accordance with §5.39 of this chapter; and

(k) Country of origin. Labels of imported spirits must state the country of origin in substantially the following form: “Product of ____________,” with the blank filled in with the name of the country of origin.

(26 U.S.C. 5201)

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