TTB News, Events, Announcements, Updates
Of interest to
manufacturers of nonbeverage products (MNBPs).


July 2007 - September 2007:

 TTB NATIONAL LABORATORY (Beltsville, MD)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
   
   
   
   
   

April 2007 - June 2007:

 TTB NATIONAL LABORATORY (Beltsville, MD)
Updates to the TTB Drawback Tutorial (link to TTB website file) - Guidelines for Submissions of Nonbeverage Product Formulas (TTB Form 5154.1). On May 8 the Nonbeverage Products Lab (NPL) updated the "Tolerance Table for Item #10" of nonbeverage formula regarding 
Updates to the TTB Drawback Tutorial (link to TTB website file) - Guidelines for Submissions of Nonbeverage Product Formulas (TTB Form 5154.1). On March 29 the Nonbeverage Products Lab (NPL) updated the "Classes of Ingredients" section of the tutorial regarding the percentage of ingredients that must be disclosed on formulas AND updated the sample submission section to include products made outside the U.S..

January 2007 - March 2007:

 TTB NATIONAL LABORATORY (Beltsville, MD)
TTB Nonbeverage Formula Seminar presentation papers from the December 6, 2007 seminar now available on TTB website at this link: http://www.ttb.gov/ssd/nonbeverage_products_seminar.shtml  (NOTE: many of these files are large (>1mb) files.)

Changes in Procedures Relating to the Processing of TTB Form 5154.1 (.htm file)  This important change regarding the processing of nonbeverage formulas (TTB Form 5154.1) was posted on the TTB website January 24, 2006 by the Nonbeverage Products Lab (NPL) to be effective February 5, 2007.  (It is an update/modification of the "Notice of Procedural Change" posted by the TTB in October 2006)

Drawback Tutorial (link to TTB website file) - Guidelines for Submissions of Nonbeverage Product Formulas (TTB Form 5154.1) was added to the TTB website by the Nonbeverage Products Lab (NPL) in late 2006.  (Since this tutorial might have frequent additions or changes it will continue to be listed in the "current" news and announcements)

2006 news and announcements:

 TTB NATIONAL LABORATORY (Beltsville, MD)
Notice of Procedural Change (.pdf file)  This important change regarding the processing of nonbeverage formulas (TTB Form 5154.1) was recently posted on the TTB website by the Nonbeverage Products Lab (NPL) to be effective November 13, 3006.
- "Natural" vanillin update: The FDA has determined that Rhodia's "natural vanillin" is "natural"  Read notice (.htm file)
Announcement of Nonbeverage Formula Seminar (.htm file) The Nonbeverage Products Lab (NPL) has scheduled a nonbeverage formula seminar for December 6, 2006 in Washington, DC.

2004-2005 news and announcements:

 Suspension of the Special Occupational Tax ("SOT"
 TTB Press Release November 28, 2004 FY-05-02 (Revised April 22, 2005): Suspension of Special Occupational Tax Payments (.htm file)
 Frequently Asked Questions (April 6, 2005) re: suspension of SOT (.pdf file)
 Suspension of Special (Occupational) Tax March 8, 2005 (.pdf file)
 Organizational changes
 TTB Press Release December 17, 2004 FY-05-09 John Manfreda to head Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (.htm file)

2002-2003 news and announcements:

 Creation of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau ('TTB")

 Welcome Notice February 2003: Welcome letter from the TTB Administrator re: new TTB website (.htm file)
 Delegation Order TTB O 1130.1 (TTB Notice No. 2) Delegation of Administrator's Authority in 27 CFR February 6, 2003 (.pdf file)
 Press Room January 24, 2003 KD-3793: Treasury Launches New Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Today (.htm file)
 Update January 24, 2003 Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (.pdf file)
 TTB Formation Order (Treasury Order 120-01) January 24, 2003 (.pdf file)
 Industry Circular 2003-1 Establishment of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (.htm file)
 ATF Industry News December 23, 2002 FY 03-11: Art Libertucci selected to lead Treasury Tax and Trade Bureau (.htm file)
 ATF Industry News November 22, 2002 FY 03-03: Changes In ATF Resulting From The Signing Of The Homeland Security Bill (.htm file)
 other:
 TTB Press Release April 1, 2003 FY-03-01: TTB Proposes Acceptance of Electronic Signatures (.htm file)

2000-2001 news and announcements:

 ATF NATIONAL LABORATORY (Rockville, MD)
12/09/99 ATF has groundbreaking ceremony for new National Laboratory.
ATF Nonbeverage Lab Fiscal 1998 Customer Service Report
   
 HEADQUARTERS (Washington, DC)
1) New regulations put on hold pending review by new administration!
2) Appointment of new ATF Deputy Assistant Director.

January 2001 Special Edition Newsletter PDF Format
StarLink™ genetically modified corn update. San Francisco Technical Services Office closed 12/29. January 2001 Alcohol & Tobacco Newsletter PDF Format
ATF to develop electronic filing of forms, claims, reports, etc. online via the Internet by year 2003. June 2000 Alcohol & Tobacco Newsletter PDF Format
Product Compliance Branch reorganized and renamed " Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Branch". March 2000 Alcohol & Tobacco Newsletter PDF Format
   
 NATIONAL REVENUE CENTER (Cincinnati, OH)
Roger Bowling appointed new Chief, National Revenue Center.
February 2000 Alcohol & Tobacco Newsletter PDF Format
   

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