LABELING

Industry Circulars

This page contains a list of Industry Circulars related to labeling issued by TTB, ATF, and their predecessor agencies, addressed to members of the alcohol beverage industries, since the first Industry Circular was issued in 1954. You may also find Industry Circulars related to Advertising and Trade Practices. Please note that information in Industry Circulars may have been modified, superseded, or made obsolete by changes in Federal law or our regulations. If you need to verify the current validity of any Industry Circular, e-mail TTB at TTBInternetQuestions@ttb.gov or contact the Regulations and Rulings Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street, NW., Box 12 Washington, DC 20005; telephone 202-453-2265.

Note for visually impaired users: Currently, the documents in the Industry Circular Archive are not machine-readable. If you require assistance to read an Industry Circular, please contact the Regulations and Rulings Division at 202-453-2265 to obtain a copy in a format to accommodate your needs.

  • 2014-1 - New Argentine Wine Labeling Rules and Certificate of Label Approval Requirements
  • 2011-4 - Streamlining the Certificate of Label Approval Review Process
  • 2010-8 - Alcohol Beverages Containing Added Caffeine
  • 2010-1 - Alcohol Beverage Sampling Programs Target Advertising, Labeling, and Contents Compliance
  • 2006-1 - Impact of the U.S. / EU Wine Agreement on Certificates of Label Approval for Wine Labels with a Semi-generic Name or Retsina
  • 2004-1 - COLAs Online - eApplication Process
  • 2003-6 - COLAs Online
  • 2002-4 - Labeling and Advertising of Flavored Malt Beverages
  • 2002-5 - COLAs Online
  • 2000-3 - Labeling of Wine Specialty Products, Including Flavored Wines
  • 1994-2 - Country of Origin Certification Requirements for Imported Wines and Distilled Spirits
  • 1993-8 - Health Claims in the Labeling and Advertising of Alcoholic Beverages
  • 1993-9 - Government Warning Statement
  • 1993-12 - Exemption from Mandatory Age Statements for Grappa Brandy (27 C.F.R. 5.40 (b)) - NOTE: Industry Circular was mistakenly labeled "93-9" when issued.
  • 1991-5 - Multistate Appellations of Origin For Contiguous States
  • 1990-1 - Questions and Answers Regarding The Government Warning Statement
  • 1987-8 - Label Disclosure for Brandy Treated with Wood (27 C.F.R. 5.39(c))
  • 1987-4 - Certificates of Analysis Requirements for Imported Italian Wines
  • 1987-5 - Country of Origin Certification Requirements for Imported Wine and Distilled Spirits
  • 1987-6 - Label Disclosure for Brandy Treated with Wood (27 C.F.R. 5.39(c))
  • 1987-8 - Label Disclosure for Brandy Treated with Wood (27 C.F.R. 5.39(c))
  • 1986-14 - Procedure for Obtaining Label Approvals for Imported Liqueurs, Cordials, Flavored Spirits and Distilled Gins
  • 1985-13 - Labeling and Advertising Malt Beverages with Less Than One-Half of One Percent Alcohol by Volume as "Non-Alcoholic/Alcohol-Free" and Restrictions for use of the Class Designation "Beer"
  • 1985-4 - Labeling and Advertising Alcohol Beverages as "Natural"
  • 1980-5 - Label Statements, Advertising, and Analytical Tolerances for Malt Beverages
  • 1979-7 - Distilled Spirits Labels: Labeling Requirements with Respect to Metric Standards of Fill
  • 1979-8 - Use of "Original Proof," "Original Barrel Proof," "Entry Proof," and Barrel Proof" on Distilled Spirits Labels
  • 1979-11 - Label Statements, Advertising and Analytical Tolerances for Malt Beverages
  • 1978-8 - Wine Labels: Labeling Requirements with Respect to Both Metric Standards of Fill and Statements of Sugar Content for Late Harvest-Type Wines
  • 1977-8 - Use of Descriptive Terms on Wine Labels
  • 1977-15 - Labeling Requirements for Metric Standards of Fill
  • 1977-21 - Labeling of EEC Wines
  • 1977-23 - Universal Product Codes
  • 1976-2 - Labeling and Advertising Malt Beverages
  • 1975-2 - Approval of Distinctive Liquor Bottles
  • 1975-17 - Guidelines for Labeling Diluted Spirits
  • 1975-18 - Crests and Seals Relating to the Government and Armed Forces of the United States
  • 1974-7 - Labeling of Cabernet Wine
  • 1973-2 - Spanish Wines Labeled with Semi-Generic Designations
  • 1973-5 - Spanish Wines Labeled with Varietal Designations
  • 1973-14 - Approval of Distinctive Liquor Bottles
  • 1971-14 - Labeling and Advertising of "Light Whiskey" and "Grain Spirits"
  • 1969-19 - Notice Of Revision Of "Conditions For Approving Labels" On Form 1649, Application For And Certification of Label Approval, Under The Federal Alcohol Administration Act
  • 1969-22 - Notice Of Need For Reapproval Of Labels For Wines And Malt Beverages Covered by Certificates Of Label Approval Issued Prior To July 1, 1968
  • 1968-3 - Regulations Covering The Labeling Of Domestic Whiskies And Neutral Spirits
  • 1968-9 - Labeling of Malt Beverages For Sale In North Dakota
  • 1966-9 - Recommendations Of The Distilled Spirits Standards And Labeling Survey Committee
  • 1962-5 - Labeling Of Malt Beverages For Sale In Washington State
  • 1962-12 - Labeling Of Malt Beverages

 

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