913.22 Soft drink definitions.

As used in sections 913.22 to 913.28 , inclusive, of the Revised Code:

(A) "Soft drink" means any nonalcoholic flavored carbonated beverage, soda, soda water, or fruitade, any nonalcoholic flavored still beverage, artificial waters whether carbonated or not, and bottled table waters, seltzer, or club soda.

(B) "Soft drink flavors" means any type of soda water flavor, or beverage base, syrup, extract, concentrate, powder, or other compound prepared for use as a flavoring for soft drinks.

(C) "Sweetening ingredient" means cane sugar, beet sugar, dextrose, corn syrup, in liquid or dried form, honey, or any syrup made from any such sugars or any combination of such sugars.

(D) "Nonnutritive sweeteners" means saccharin, saccharin salt, sodium cyclamate, calcium cyclamate and such other artificial sweetening agents as may be permitted in regulations adopted by the director of agriculture.

(E) "Person" means any individual, firm, corporation, or other legal entity.

(F) "Bottling plant" means a building in which soft drinks are bottled, including any separate room used in the preparation or storage of soft drink flavors and including any separate room used for the accommodation of workers.

(G) "Flavor manufacturing plant" means a building in which soft drink flavors are prepared, manufactured, and packaged, including any separate room used for the accommodation of workers.

(H) "Bottling" means filling, capping, packaging, and enclosing in bottles or other containers.

Effective Date: 08-30-1955