5.45 Application 5.46 Standard liquor bottles 5.47 Standard of Fill (distilled spirits bottled before January 1, 1980) 5.47a Metric standards of fill (distilled spirits bottled after December 31, 1979) §5.45 Application (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, no person engaged in business as a distiller, rectifier, importer, wholesaler, or warehouseman and bottler, directly or indirectly, or through an affiliate, shall sell or ship or deliver for sale or shipment, or otherwise introduce in interstate or foreign commerce, or receive therein or remove from customs custody any distilled spirits in bottles unless such distilled spirits are bottled and packed in conformity with §§5.46 through 5.47a. (b) Section 5.47a does not apply to: (1) Imported distilled spirits in[…]

5.31 General 5.32 Mandatory label information 5.32a Voluntary disclosure of major food allergens 5.32b Petitions for exemption from major food allergen labeling 5.33 Additional requirements 5.34 Brand names 5.35 Class and type 5.36 Name and address 5.37 Alcoholic content 5.38 Net contents 5.39 Presence of neutral spirits and coloring, flavoring, and blending materials 5.40 Statements of age and percentage 5.41 Bottle cartons, booklets and leaflets 5.42 Prohibited practices §5.31 General (a) Application. No person engaged in business as a distiller, rectifier, importer, wholesaler, or warehouseman and bottler, directly or indirectly, or through an affiliate, shall sell or ship or deliver for sale or shipment or otherwise introduce in interstate or foreign commerce, or receive therein, or remove from customs custody,[…]

§5.71 Use of the term “organic” (a) Use of the term “organic” is optional and is treated as “additional information on labels” under §5.33(f). (b) Any use of the term “organic” on a distilled spirits must comply with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Organic Program rules, 7 CFR part 205, as interpreted by the USDA. (c) This section applies to labels and advertising that use the term “organic” on and after October 21, 2002. [T.D. ATF-483, 67 FR 62858, Oct. 8, 2002]

5.61 Application 5.62 Definition 5.63 Mandatory statements 5.64 Legibility of mandatory information 5.65 Prohibited practices 5.66 Comparative advertising §5.61 Application No person engaged in business as a distiller, rectifier, importer, wholesaler, or warehouseman and bottler of distilled spirits, directly or indirectly or through an affiliate, shall publish or disseminate or cause to be published or disseminated by radio or television broadcast, or in any newspaper, periodical, or any publication, by any sign or outdoor advertisement, or any other printed or graphic matter, any advertisement of distilled spirits, if such advertising is in, or is calculated to induce sales in, interstate or foreign commerce, or is disseminated by mail, unless such advertisement is in conformity with §§5.61 through 5.66 of this[…]

5.55 Certificates of label approval 5.56 Certificates of age and origin §5.55 Certificates of label approval (a) Requirement Distilled spirits shall not be bottled or removed from a plant, except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, unless the proprietor possesses a certificate of label approval, TTB Form 5100.31, covering the labels on the bottle, issued by the appropriate TTB officer pursuant to application on such form. Applications for certificates of approval covering labels for imported gin bearing the word “distilled” as a part of the designation shall be accompanied by a statement prepared by the manufacturer setting forth a step-by-step description of the manufacturing process. (b) Exemption Any bottler of distilled spirits shall be exempt from the requirements[…]

5.51 Label approval and release 5.52 Certificates of age and origin §5.51 Label approval and release (a) Certificate of label approval Distilled spirits, imported in bottles, are not eligible for release from customs custody for consumption, and no person may remove such distilled spirits from customs custody for consumption, unless the person removing the distilled spirits has obtained and is in possession of a certificate of label approval (COLA) and the bottles bear labels identical to the labels appearing on the face of the certificate, or labels with changes authorized by the form. Any person removing distilled spirits in bottles from customs custody for consumption must first apply for and obtain a COLA covering the distilled spirits from the appropriate[…]

5.25 Application 5.26 Formula requirements 5.27 Formulas 5.28 Adoption of predecessor’s formula §5.25 Application The requirements of this subpart shall apply to: (a) Proprietors of distilled spirits plants qualified as processors under 27 CFR part 19; (b) Persons in Puerto Rico who manufacture distilled spirits products for shipment to the United States. Formulas need only be filed for those products which will be shipped to the United States; and (c) Persons who ship into the United States, Virgin Islands distilled spirits products. §5.26 Formula requirements (a) General. An approved formula is required to blend, mix, purify, refine, compound, or treat spirits in a manner which results in a change of character, composition, class or type of the spirits. Form 5110.38[…]

5.21 Application of standards 5.22 The standards of identity 5.23 Alteration of class and type §5.21 Application of Standards The standards of identity for the several classes and types of distilled spirits set forth in this part shall be applicable only to distilled spirits for beverage or other nonindustrial purposes. §5.22 The Standards of identity Standards of identity for the several classes and types of distilled spirits set forth in this section shall be as follows (see also §5.35, class and type): (a) Class 1 – Neutral Spirits or Alcohol Neutral Spirits or Alcohol are distilled spirits produced from any material at or above 190° proof, and, if bottled, bottled at not less than 80° proof. (1) Vodka is a[…]

§5.11 Meaning of terms When used in this part and in forms prescribed under this part, where not otherwise distinctly expressed or manifestly incompatible with the intent thereof, terms shall have the meaning ascribed in this section. Any other term defined in the Federal Alcohol Administration Act and used in this part shall have the same meaning assigned to it by such Act. Act – The Federal Alcohol Administration Act. Administrator – The Administrator, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC. Advertisement – See §5.62 for meaning of term as used in subpart H of this part. Age – The period during which distilled spirits have been stored in oak containers, after distillation and[…]

5.1 General 5.2 Related regulations 5.3 Forms Prescribed 5.4 Delegations of the Administrator §5.1 General The regulations in this part relate to the labeling and advertising of distilled spirits. This part applies to the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, but does not apply to distilled spirits for export. §5.2 Related regulations The following regulations also relate to this part: 7 CFR Part 205—National Organic Program 27 CFR Part 1—Basic Permit Requirements Under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act, Nonindustrial Use of Distilled Spirits and Wine, Bulk Sales and Bottling of Distilled Spirits 27 CFR Part 4—Labeling and Advertising of Wine 27 CFR Part 7—Labeling and Advertising of Malt Beverages 27[…]