Food Grade Ethanol Knowledge Base
Answers to ethanol related questions, including detailed Permits and Regulations Database organized by US State.
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No Permits Required if you fall under certain exemptions
State Authority Information
Read the following excerpt from the Arizona Code to confirm you meet the exemptions:
Title 4 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 2 - Regulations and Prohibitions
Article 2 - Regulatory Provisions
A.R.S. § 4-226. Exemptions
The provisions of this title do not apply to:
1. Drugstores selling spirituous liquors only on prescription.
2. Any confectionery candy containing less than five per cent by weight of alcohol.
3. Ethyl alcohol intended for use or used for the following purposes:
(a) Scientific, chemical, mechanical, industrial and medicinal purposes. For the purposes of this paragraph, medicinal purposes does not include ethyl alcohol or spirituous liquor that contains marijuana or usable marijuana as defined in section 36-2801.
(b) Use by those authorized to procure spirituous liquor or ethyl alcohol tax-free, as provided by the acts of Congress and regulations promulgated thereunder.
(c) In the manufacture of denatured alcohol produced and used as provided by the acts of Congress and regulations promulgated thereunder.
(d) In the manufacture of patented, patent, proprietary, medicinal, pharmaceutical, antiseptic, toilet, scientific, chemical, mechanical and industrial preparations or products, unfit and not used for beverage purposes.
(e) In the manufacture of flavoring extracts and syrups unfit for beverage purposes.