Regulation On The Marketing Of Vinegar And Vinegar

Original Language Title: Verordnung über den Verkehr mit Essig und Essigessenz

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Regulation on the circulation of vinegar and vinegar

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date of departure: 25.04.1972

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" Regulation on the marketing of vinegar and vinegar of the 25. April 1972 (BGBl. 732), as last amended by Article 8 of the Regulation of 22 December 2008. February 2006 (BGBl. I p. 444), "

:Last modified by Art. 8 V v. 22.2.2006 I 444

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Based on § 5 No. 1, 4 and 5 of the Food Act as amended the notice of 17. January 1936 (Reichsgesetzbl. 17), as last amended by the Law amending the Food Law of 8. September 1969 (Bundesgesetzbl. 1590), in conjunction with Article 129 of the Basic Law, is assigned with the consent of the Federal Council: Non-official table of contents

§ 1

(1) Vinegar For the purposes of this Regulation, the product containing, in 100 millilitres, at least 5 grams and not more than 15.5 grams of acid, calculated as anhydrous acetic acid, shall be produced and manufactured
by vinegar fermentation from vinegar-containing liquids, even under dilution with water (Gärungsessig),
by diluting acetic acid or acetic acid with water or
by mixing fermentation vinegar with acetic acid, vinegar or vinegar from vinegar.
(2) vinegar sink within the meaning of this regulation is purified, diluted with water Acetic acid, which contains in 100 grams more than 15.2 grams (15.5 grams per 100 milliliters), but not more than 25 grams of anhydrous acetic acid.(3) For wine vinegar, the definition in Annex I (19) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 of 17 May 1999 shall apply. May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine (OJ L 327, 31.12. EC No 1), as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No 2165/2005 of 20 June 2005 (OJ L 327, 31.12.2005, p. 1 December 2005 (OJ L 327, EU No L 345 p. 1). In other respects, the provisions of this Regulation shall apply. Nonofficial table of contents

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§ 2

(1) Vinegar, which contains more than 11 grams of acid in 100 millilitres, calculated as anhydrous acetic acid, and vinegar may be placed on the market only in closed containers, which are commercially available only in closed containers. are reliably resistant to expected stresses and are made of materials which are not attacked by vinegar and do not react in a dangerous manner with it. The containers must be in German and in clearly visible, easy-to-read lettering with the hint " Caution! Do not enjoy undiluted! " be provided.(2) The placing on the market within the meaning of this Regulation shall be the offer, the holding for sale, the holding, the sale and any other transfer to others. It shall be the same for commercial placing on the market if the products are submitted to members of cooperatives or similar establishments or to collective catering establishments. Nonofficial table of contents

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(1) Vinegar may only be placed on the market if it is marked as follows:
Gärungsessig as "vinegar" in connection with the indication of the starting materials and raw materials;
vinegar Acetic acid as "vinegar from acetic acid"; vinegar from vinegar as "vinegar from vinegar";
with vinegar or vinegar from vinegar mixed vinegar vinegar "vinegar" with an indication "produced with the addition of vinegar";
Gärungsessig mixed with acetic acid or vinegar from acetic acid as "vinegar" with the hint "produced with the addition of acetic acid".
(2) Acetic acid may only be placed on the market in commercial terms if it is labelled as such.(3) The amount of acetic acid and other acids derived from the starting materials or raw materials used or permitted additives (total acidity) is calculated as anhydrous acetic acid in the case of vinegar in grams per 100 millilitres, in the case of vinegar in grams per 100 grams, with the words "...% acid".(4) The particulars referred to in paragraphs 1 to 3 shall be made in German and in clearly visible, easily legible writing on or on the containers. Non-official table of contents

§ 4a

By way of derogation from § 3 (1) of the Food Labelling Regulation, you do not need to be specified:
in fermentation vinegar, which is only made from a raw material or raw material and no other ingredient is added, the list of ingredients,
for vinegar (§ 4 para. 1 no. 1 to 4) the minimum durability date.
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§ 5

(1) According to § 59 para. 1 no. 21 (a) of the food and feed code, it will be punished who, contrary to § 2 vinegar or acetic acid, does not shall be placed on the market in the form of containers or containers without the prescribed warning.(2) In accordance with Article 59 (1) (21) (a) of the Food and Feed Code, it shall be punished who, contrary to § 4 vinegar or vinegar, which is not marked in the prescribed manner or not in the prescribed manner, is liable to be placed on the market for commercial purposes.(3) Anyone who is negligent in committing an act referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall act in an orderly way in accordance with Section 60 (1) of the Food and Feed Code (Food and Feed Code). Nonofficial table of contents

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This regulation applies in accordance with Section 14 of the Third Transfer Act of 4. January 1952 (Bundesgesetzbl. I p. 1) in conjunction with Article 8 of the Law amending and supplementing the Food Law of 21. December 1958 (Bundesgesetzbl. 950) also in the Land of Berlin. Non-official table of contents

§ 8

(1) This Regulation enters into force the day after the announcement.(2) (3) Non-official table of contents

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The Federal Minister for Youth, Family and Health
The Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and forestry