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 this information to confirm you meet the exemptions in Washington D.C.:
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OFFICIAL CODE TITLE 25 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE REGULATION ADMINISTRATION
Subchapter I. General Provisions
§ 25-103. Exceptions to license requirement.
(a) A physician, dentist, veterinarian, or person in charge of an institution regularly conducted as a hospital or sanatorium for the care of persons in ill health, or as a home devoted exclusively to the care of aged people, may administer alcoholic beverages to a patient in their care receiving treatment.
(b) This title shall not apply to alcohol sold for use in the manufacture and sale of any of the following if they are unfit for beverage purposes:
(1) Denatured alcohol produced and used pursuant to Acts of Congress and regulations promulgated thereunder;
(2) Patent, proprietary, medicinal, pharmaceutical, antiseptic, and toilet preparations;
(3) Flavoring extracts, syrups, and food products; or
(4) Scientific, chemical, mechanical, and industrial products.