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Manufacturer of Nonbeverage Products

Nonbeverage drawback alcohol is pure alcohol, the same as that used for consumption. However, when manufacturers use that alcohol in the production of a food, flavor, medicine, or perfume, and the Nonbeverage Products Laboratory approves the product as unfit for beverage purposes, they can claim a return on most of the distilled spirits excise tax paid.



For more information about nonbeverage products contact the Scientific Services Division or see the Laboratories section of our Contact Us page for additional contact information.  For more information about Industrial Alcohol see Other Contacts.

Last reviewed: June 23, 2015
Last updated: August 2, 2017
Maintained by: Scientific Services Division