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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release FY-96-0029

Contact: Vickie Saunders Date: September 23, 1996


REOPENING OF COMMENT PERIOD

FOR PROPOSED RULEMAKING

ON LABELING OF UNAGED GRAPE BRANDY


Washington--The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is reopening the comment period for proposed rulemaking on the labeling of grape brandy which has never been stored in oak containers. This notice reopens the comment period for Notice No. 826, published in the Federal Register on June 13, 1996. ATF has received a request to extend the comment period in order to provide sufficient time for all interested parties to respond to the issues raised in the notice.


Written comments must be received on or before

November 11, 1996.

Send written comments to:

Chief, Wine, Beer, and Spirits Regulations Branch

Alcohol and Tobacco Programs Division

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Post Office Box 50221

Washington, DC 20091-0221


For further information, see Notice No. 826
and today's issue of the Federal Register, or contact the Office of Public Information at (202) 927-8500.