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1 Welcome To The Formulas Online Webinar

2 Formulas Online Webinar Please mute your phones or hit #6 to mute your teleconference line If you have a question during the presentation… – Use the chat feature Questions will be answered during the Q&A session (if time allows)

3 Formulas Online Rachel Sanderoff Chemist, Nonbeverage Products Laboratory

4 Formulas Online Getting Started Registration Submitting Formulas – Drawback – SDA – Samples – Needs Correction – Action Bar Items Searching – Simple and Advanced Common Errors and FAQs Paper Submissions Q&A

5 Getting Started

6 The First Steps Portal – https://ttbonline.gov Browser Compatibility Pop-Ups

7 https://ttbonline.gov

8 Browser Compatibility Only compatible with Internet Explorer 7 – Not compatible with other browsers (Firefox, Chrome, etc) If using Internet Explorer 8 or higher you must enable ‘Compatibility View’

9 How to enable Compatibility View…

10 Pop-Ups Turn off all pop-up blockers! – FONL utilizes pop-up windows for most functions.

11 Registration

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13 Enter in all required information. * Indicates a required field Click ‘Next’ button

14 Company Detail Must click ‘Add’ button to add company information.

15 Enter in all required information. * Indicates a required field

16 Click ‘Upload’ button Use Docs/Links Tab to upload a Power of Attorney or Signature Authority Form Use links provided to download an electronic form

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18 If you have questions about your registration, provide the Submission ID # given to you when you submitted your registration.

19 Submitting Formulas

20 Steps to submitting a formula – Drawback – SDA – Samples – Needs Correction – Action Bar Items

21 Submitting Formulas Drawback

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23 Superseding Existing Formula Requires: FONL ID#s (if known) or Co. Code and TTB # (does not have to be in FONL system) Choose ‘Create New Formula’ or ‘Supersede Existing Formula’ Fill in Company Code WLF - We Love Flavors

24 TABS appear on the display of a submission and organize the content of the submission into specific sections.

25 Click ‘Add’ to add a new address Company Tab: Company Information - Mailing Addresses - Manufacturing Addresses - Contact Information

26 TTB # Product Name Product Type Main Tab: Basic information - TTB # - Product Name - Product Type

27 Formula Tab: Formula Information - Process Type - Alcohol Calculations - Ingredients and Yields

28 Process Type Important for calculations of eligible and total alcohol Density For calculating yield volumes Yields Actual (w) – entered by submitter Theoretical (w) – calculated based on weight of all ingredients Volumes – calculated based on density Measurements Used English or Metric – all weight and volume values based on unit selected

29 A process type must be selected…

30 Once selected… the appropriate windows/fields will be available on the screen.

31 Simple Mixture and Filtration – Automatic calculations Washed Extract – Same as Simple Mixture and Filtration except ingredient fields include a soluble check box for soluble ingredients Other – All possible ingredient windows available Except dietary supplement-specific fields – No automatic calculations – Examples: Using ‘QS’, spray-dry products, cakes, vanilla extracts, etc… Dietary Supplement – Only an option when ‘Dietary Supplement’ is chosen as a product type (Main Tab) – Automatic calculations – Dietary supplement-specific fields (ex: herb information)

32 Alcohol Beverage Use

33 Checking the box opens the section and allows for more information to be entered.

34 Alcoholic Components & Compounded Flavors

35 Eligible Alcohol – Alcohol eligible for drawback of tax Ex: 190 proof alcohol Disapproved Intermediates – In-house products previously disapproved – Can be used in a subsequent approved product – Eligible for drawback of tax Ineligible Alcohol – Not eligible for drawback of tax – Can be in-house flavor or purchased product

36 Checking the box opens the section and allows for more information to be entered.

37 Clicking ‘Add’ button displays a pop-up window for ingredients. * Indicates a required field

38 Density calculates based on weight and volume entered. (used as a check)

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40 Checking the box for Colors and Limited Ingredients opens a text field and requires more information. Can search and link formulas already in the FONL system ( or enter in Co. Code and TTB #) WLF WLF – 12

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42 Nonalcoholic Components

43 Ingredients by Group – Chemical groupings based on the guidelines in the Drawback Tutorial Individual Solid Ingredients Individual Liquid Ingredients

44 Checking the box opens the section and allows for more information to be entered.

45 Clicking ‘Add’ button displays a pop-up window for ingredients.

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50 Eligible Alcohol Total Alcohol and Tolerance Theoretical Yield (weight and volume) Actual Yield (volume) All calculations are completed automatically!

51 Additional Details: - Unfit for Beverage Use Statement - Taste Panel Results - Formula Information and Process

52 Docs/Links Tab: -Upload files -Spec sheets -FIDs -Etc… -Link FONL submissions -Reference purposes

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54 Browse for the file on your computer and upload it to the submission

55 Comments Tab: -Comments can be added by submitter and TTB at any time.

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58 Save as Draft: Saves the incomplete submission to be completed later. Does not check for errors. Validate: Checks for errors. Cancel: Cancels and deletes the formula. Submit: Validates and submits to TTB. NOTE: The formula cannot be edited once submitted! Buttons – What do they do?

59 Once Submitted…

60 received after formula is submitted.

61 Submitting Formulas SDA

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63 Revise Existing Formula Enter information of existing approved formula (does not have to be in FONL system) Choose ‘Create New Formula’ or ‘Revise Existing Formula’ Fill in Company Code

64 Company Tab: Company Information - Mailing Addresses - Manufacturing Addresses - Contact Information

65 Main Tab: Basic Information -Article Name -Article Code Number -Article Purpose Article Purpose Article Code Number (from dropdown) Article Name

66 Formula Tab: Formula Information -SDA Information -Formula and Process

67 SDA/SDR Formula Choose from dropdown

68 Formula and Process free text field – type or copy and paste

69 Docs/Links Tab: -Upload files -Link FONL submissions -Reference purposes

70 Comments Tab: -Comments can be added by submitter and TTB at any time.

71 Save as Draft: Saves the incomplete submission to be completed later. Does not check for errors. Validate: Checks for errors. Cancel: Cancels and deletes the formula. Submit: Validates and submits to TTB. NOTE: The formula cannot be edited once submitted!

72 Once Submitted…

73 Submitting Formulas Samples

74 Samples Tab: * Used only if a sample is needed -Enter sample information

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76 Will say pending until the formula is submitted. Date Received is completed by lab

77 Submission Confirmation screen reminds you to go back to the Samples Tab.

78 Back to the Samples tab… Check the box next to the Sample ID # and use the drop down and click ‘Go’ to print a Sample ID sheet.

79 MUST BE MAILED WITH THE SAMPLE! Contains ID numbers to connect the sample with the submission. ** The formula will not be processed until the sample is received. **

80 received after sample is received by the lab.

81 Submitting Formulas Needs Correction

82 If the submission is returned for correction, you will receive an .

83 Return Tab: -Only visible if the submission is returned for correction -Contains reason and description of error(s)

84 The lab will check the ‘Resolved?’ check box after the formula is resubmitted. The Return tab and reasons for the return will remain with the submission even after the error is corrected and final action is taken. Needs Correction Status The formula can be edited and resubmitted to TTB.

85 Submitting Formulas Action Bar Items

86 Action Bar: -Available actions depend on the status of the submission Copy as New: Create a new submission by copying the formula. Print: Print entire submission or specific tabs. Comment: Displays the Comment pop-up window to add a comment to the submission. Notify: Displays the Create pop-up window. Allows user to send TTB staff an . Withdraw: Can withdraw an in-process submission and cancel it permanently.

87 Notify pop-up: Click on “To” to display contact list.

88 Searching

89 Simple Search Search by: -Submission ID # -Sample ID # -Formula ID #

90 Advance Search Many more search options

91 More specific search options are available when a ‘Submission Name’ is selected Can only search for your company’s submissions.

92 Common Errors and Frequently Asked Questions

93 Common Errors Required fields Process Type Theoretical Yield – Entering all ingredients Actual Yield

94 Common Errors Required Fields – Any fields marked with asterisks ( * ) are required fields – Validation of a formula checks to make sure all required fields are filled in – Formula cannot be submitted if a required field is not filled in

95 Common Errors Process Type – Must be selected before any ingredient information can be entered – Fields available depend on process type chosen Examples: – Washed Extracts - includes soluble check box – Dietary Supplements - different windows are available – Other – all possible fields are available

96 Common Errors Theoretical Yield – Calculates automatically Weight – Sum of all ingredients added Volume – Calculates based on density entered – Missing ingredients will cause the theoretical yield and total alcohol content to calculate incorrectly

97 Common Errors Actual Yield – Weight Entered by submitter – Volume Calculated based on density entered Should not be higher than the theoretical yield. If not entered, alcohol calculations will not be done.

98 Frequently Asked Questions Submission ID # vs. Formula ID # Needs Correction vs. Supersedes FONL Help

99 Submission ID # vs. Formula ID # Submission ID # – Unique identifier on each submission – Given when the submission is created Formula ID # – Unique identifier for a formula for which a company has provided submissions – Formula can have multiple submission ID#s Example: – Approved formula resubmitted with yield changes Same Formula ID # Different Submission ID #

100 Needs Correction vs. Supersedes Needs Correction – FONL status – Formula has been reviewed by TTB but cannot be approved as submitted – Formula can be edited and resubmitted Supersedes – Overwrites previous submission Changes to an already approved/disapproved/no action formula – Except when new TTB# is required

101 Frequently Asked Questions Help files

102 Clicking on the will bring up the help files specific to that subject Hovering your cursor over certain fields my pop-up a help tip Clicking on the ‘Help’ link in the menu brings up a pop-up to open a user manual

103 Paper Submissions

104 Electronic and paper submissions are processed through FONL – If the submitter is in the system… ed notifications of submission disposition or needs correction status Will not receive a mail copy – If the submitter is not in the system… No longer receive a stamped formula – Mailed a copy of the FONL Formula Summary » Shows disposition and date of disposition – Mailed a copy of the FONL Formula Correction Summary » Similar to return sheets

105 FONL Formula Summary Formula Information FONL ID #s Disposition and Date of Disposition

106 FONL Formula Correction Summary FONL ID #s Formula Information Needs Correction Information (Return reasons)

107 Q & A

108 To correct a paper submission that is older (Prior to The FONL system going live), can I mail in the corrected submission? – Yes, you can mail in the corrected submission. – You can also submit it electronically.

109 Questions? Please send any questions to Presentation and question responses will be posted on the TTB.gov website


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