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7515.1100 LABELING REQUIREMENTS AND ALCOHOLIC CONTENT.

Subpart 1.

[Repealed, 12 SR 1456]

Subp. 2.

0.5 to 3.2 percent alcohol.

For a product that contains more than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume and not more than 3.2 percent by weight, the alcoholic content must be stated and the product labeled as follows: "contains not more than 3.2 percent of alcohol by weight" or similar expression of like meaning.

If the product is sold in cans, the words "contains not more than 3.2 percent of alcohol by weight," or similar expression of like meaning, must appear on one end of each can in a permanent medium. For cone-type cans, however, the indication must be placed on the side.

Subp. 3.

Copies instead of cans.

In place of submitting can containers for malt beverages, duplicate copies of each can and its lid must be submitted for both 3.2 percent and strong and the copies must clearly show the label and the alcoholic content statement for the 3.2 product only.

Subp. 4.

Under 0.5 percent alcohol.

The alcoholic content must be stated if the product contains less than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume and must be labeled "contains less than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume."

Subp. 5.

Confiscation.

A product not labeled in accordance with this part is subject to confiscation by the commissioner.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 299A.02; 340.507

Published Electronically:

October 14, 2013

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