Amendment to the Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits (Cachaça Proposal)

Docket ID: TTB-2012-0002
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
TTB has received a petition to establish Cachaça as a distinctive product of Brazil. TTB proposes to amend the regulations governing standards of identity for distilled spirits accordingly.
RIN: 1513-AB33
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 5.22
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 27 USC 205(e)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM04/30/201277 FR 25382
NPRM Comment Period End06/29/2012
NPRM Comment Period Extended06/29/201277 FR 38758
NPRM Comment Extended Period End07/09/2012
Final Rule02/25/201378 FR 12591
Final Rule Effective04/11/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): alcohol, distilled spirits, rum, Cachaça, Cachaca, Brazil, standards of identity, distilled spirits standards of identity
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 09, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/30/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0002-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 02/25/2013
ID: TTB-2012-0002-0020
Comment Period Closed
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/29/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0002-0018

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/28/2013
ID: TTB-2012-0002-0022
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/25/2013
ID: TTB-2012-0002-0021
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 04/30/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0002-0003


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Christopher Thiemann
Program Manager
202 453-1039, 138
202 453-2404 (Fax)
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Washington, DC 20005
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