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3 - H“Label”
Any writing on the package, whether said writing is glued on, stamped on or applied in any other manner.
4.Conditions for Granting of a Special Permit Prior to Import An importer seeking to import Intoxicating Beverages to Israel shall submit to the Administration an application for a special permit, on an “Application for Import License” (or “Application for Special Permit”) form (MDF 5060)) along with the following documents:
*A certificate of examination by an Approved Laboratory, as set forth in Sections 4 - A,
4 - B and 4 - C of this circular, which sets forth the composition of the Intoxicating Beverage and attests to the fact that the beverage is not toxic and that it complies with all of the requirements of the law and of this circular. With regard to a Previously Imported Intoxicating Beverage – the certificate of examination shall state that its composition is identical to the known composition of the beverage as documented by the Approved Laboratory at the time of the first import of the beverage to Israel.
*The original documents which were submitted to the laboratory.
If the requirements of the law and of this circular are fulfilled, the importer shall be granted a special permit for the import of Alcoholic Beverages.
4 - ALaboratory Examination for a New Intoxicating Beverage
An importer seeking to obtain a certificate of examination for the purpose of receiving a special permit for the import of a New Intoxicating Beverage shall provide an Approved Laboratory with the following:
1)A sample of the beverage with regard to which the import permit is requested, in a container of the type in which the beverage is to be marketed to consumers. If the beverage is beer, the importer must produce 5 bottles/cans for each sample.
2)Three original Labels (separately or on the bottles).
3)Three labels in Hebrew.
4)Original documents issued by the manufacturer of the beverage, approved and verified
by the Competent Authority in the country of production, and including the following
a) Analysis which sets forth the components listed in Appendix B of this circular, as well as the names, types and international identification numbers of the artificial coloring used in the production of the beverage, and the types and quantities of preservatives used in the production of the beverage.
UNCLASSIFIEDUSDA Foreign Agricultural Service