16.30 Certificate of label approval 16.31 Exports 16.32 Preemption 16.33 Civil Penalties §16.30 Certificates of label approval Certificates of label/bottle approval or certificates of exemption from label approval on TTB Form 5100.31, issued pursuant to parts 4, 5, and 7 of this chapter for imported and domestically bottled wine, distilled spirits, and malt beverages, shall not be approved with respect to such beverage bottled on and after November 18, 1989, unless the label for the container of such beverage bears the health warning statement required. [T.D. ATF-294, 55 FR 5421, Feb. 14, 1990, as amended by T.D. ATF-425, 65 FR 11892, Mar. 7, 2000.] §16.31 Exports The regulations in this part shall not apply with respect to alcoholic beverages that[…]

16.20 General 16.21 Mandatory label information 16.22 General requirements §16.20 General (a) Domestic products On and after November 18, 1989, no person shall bottle for sale or distribution in the United States any alcoholic beverage unless the container of such beverage bears the health warning statement required by §16.21. It is the responsibility of the bottler to provide, upon request, sufficient evidence to establish that the alcoholic beverage was bottled prior to November 18, 1989. (b) Imported products On and after November 18, 1989, no person shall import for sale or distribution in the United States any alcoholic beverage unless the container of such beverage bears the health warning statement required by §16.21. This requirement does not apply to alcoholic[…]

§16.10 Meaning of terms As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires, terms shall have the meaning ascribed in this section. Act – The Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act of 1988. Alcoholic Beverage – Includes any beverage in liquid form, which contains not less than one-half of one percent (.5%) of alcohol by volume and is intended for human consumption. Bottle – To fill a container with an alcoholic beverage and to seal such container. Bottler – A person who bottles an alcoholic beverage. Brand label – The label carrying, in the usual distinctive design, the brand name of the alcoholic beverage. Container – The innermost sealed container, irrespective of the material from which made, in which an alcoholic[…]

16.1 General 16.2 Territorial extent §16.1 General The regulations in this part relate to a health warning statement on labels of containers of alcoholic beverages. §16.2 Territorial extent This part applies to the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the territories and possessions of the United States.

Authority: 27 U.S.C. 205, 215, 218; 28 U.S.C. 2461 note Source: T.D. ATF-294, 55 FR 5421, Feb. 14, 1990, unless otherwise noted Table of Contents Subpart A Scope 16.1 General 16.2 Territorial extent Subpart B Definitions 16.10 Meaning of terms Subpart C Health Warning Statement Requirements for Alcoholic Beverages 16.20 General 16.21 Mandatory label information 16.22 General requirements Subpart D General Provisions 16.30 Certificate of label approval 16.31 Exports 16.32 Preemption 16.33 Civil Penalties