(a) Formulas for articles and eligible articles. Formulas for articles made with distilled spirits must show the quantity and proof
of the distilled spirits used, and the percentage of alcohol by volume contained in
the finished product. Formulas for articles made with beer or wine must show the kind and quantity thereof
(liquid measure), and the percent of alcohol by volume of such beer or wine. Formulas and samples for eligible articles are required in accordance with Subpart
F of Part 17 of this chapter.
(b) Formulas for products manufactured with denatured spirits. Products manufactured with denatured spirits shall be manufactured in accordance
with the formula requirements of Part 20 of this chapter for similar products made
in the United States.
(1) Products may be made with completely denatured alcohol for sale under brand names
under Part 20 of this chapter without obtaining an approved formula. If ingredients are added in sufficient quantities to materially change the composition
and character of the completely denatured alcohol, the product is not classified as
completely denatured alcohol and may not be marked, branded, or sold as completely
(2) Products made with specially denatured spirits shall be made in accordance with (i)
a general-use formula approved as provided in Part 20 of this chapter, or (ii) an
approved formula on Form 5150.19, or previously approved on TTB Form 1479–A or 27–B
(c) Formulas required. Formulas required by this section shall be submitted on Form 5150.19, except that
formulas for eligible articles shall be submitted on Form 5154.1 (formerly 1678). Formulas shall be submitted in accordance with § 26.224. Any formula for an eligible article approved on Form 5150.19 prior to October 23,
1986, shall continue to be valid until revoked or voluntarily surrendered. Any person holding such a formula is not required to submit a new formula.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1512–0494)
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