Non-nicotine e-liquids and e-cigarettes must be TPD notified in Germany. Recently, German authorities have passed a new law on non-nicotine e-cigarette products. New regulation equals nicotine-free vaping products with standard e-liquids containing nicotine. This means a major change for both manufacturers and retailers of e-liquids. Check what do you need to know to maintain your sales in Germany.
Non-nicotine e-liquids and e-cigarettes must be TPD compliant in Germany
The reason for these changes is the amendment to TobakerzG, passed on 23 October 2020 which equates nicotine-free e-liquids with those that contain nicotine. Annex 2 to TobakerzV, which regulates the composition of e-cigarettes and refill containers, from now on also applies to e-cigarette liquids without nicotine. Accordingly, there is a need for action by retailers to maintain the marketability of their nicotine-free products. The passed law can be found here.
E-liquid manufacturing standards – tips for manufacturers
Every enterprise that cares about the quality and satisfaction of its customers should apply the principles of quality management in its daily work. This is especially true for companies that manufacture products that get directly into the human organism, such as e-liquids. Definitely high-quality raw materials are the basis on which a reliable manufacturer can build a business. We have devoted a separate article concerning the quality of raw materials, you can read it here. But what are the manufacturing standards for e-liquid production? Let’s find out in this article.
Everything we do is out of concern for our customers’ needs. Also, out of the need for a simple and quick buying process, we have created the Chemnovatic B2B platform. It’s very intuitive and will guide you through the registration and shopping process step-by-step.
Nicotine pouches – 8 things you need to know about them
Snus, despite being known for centuries in the Scandinavian countries, is gaining more and more popularity.What exactly is snus and how does it relate to the e-cigarette and e-liquid industry? You will find the answers to these and other questions regarding snus in the article below.
1. What is snus?
Traditional snus (brown snus) is a moist tobacco product popular in Scandinavia. It looks like tobacco wrapped in a cellulose bag, resembling a tiny bag of tea. Sometimes it is referred to as ‘snuff’. Traditional product is made of a mixture of dried tobacco leaves and salt, which is moistened with hot steam. The finished product contains about 50% water and should be kept in the fridge. There is also a version of it without cellulose packaging, which is called “loose snus”. Usually, snus is applied by placing between the lower or upper lip and the gum. As result nicotine from tobacco is absorbed into the body from the oral cavity. Moreover, the nicotine content in snus is higher than in a traditional cigarette.
2. Nicotine pouches (non-tobacco snus)
Nicotine pouches (white snus, or non-tobacco snus) derives from traditional, brown snus. The only difference between the two is the nicotine carrier. Tobacco snus contains tobacco leaves, while nicotine pouches are filled with cellulose. Powdered cellulose is soaked in a mixture of pure nicotine, aromas and pH-alignant (to make product pH more similar to the natural pH of the oral cavity). The mixture is additionally moistened with PG, however, the nicotine pouches are is a little dry. It means that the user may feel the nicotine effect and a taste a few seconds after placing a pouch behind a lip.
Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is a directive covering all Member States of the European Union which places limits on the sale and merchandising of tobacco and tobacco-related products in the EU.
The products regulated by the directive include cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco products, pipe tobacco, cigars, cigarillos, smokeless tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and refill containers as well as herbal products for smoking and novel tobacco products.
The highest quality of products, effectiveness and unique attention to customers’ needs are the key factors which make us stand out from the others.
The awards and distinctions given to the company are always a reason for joy and celebration.
Every day we are doing our best to meet expectations of our business partners. Thanks to this, we have been supplying e-liquid raw materials of the highest quality for years, and by combining professional knowledge with flexibility, we can offer our clients a wide range of e-liquid products that have been awarded with many prizes.
The first thing that usually comes to mind when it comes to nicotine is tobacco, regardless of whether it is smoking, vaping, or pharmaceutical nicotine. As nicotine is obtained mainly from tobacco, this is a reasonable association and thus usually nicotine products are subject to the same regulations as tobacco products. Usually, but not always – there is a way to produce non-tobacco nicotine which is also called synthetic nicotine. (more…)
Industry conferences are an important way of knowledge sharing, staying up to date with regulations and trends and a great way to network and expand your contacts. We attend the most important conferences as well as share our knowledge with the industry.
Next Generation Nicotine Delivery is a conference addressing market trends, product innovation and public health in the nicotine industry. The programme is full of compelling topics from consumer trends to the latest market innovations. It is also the opportunity to take part in round table discussions and listen to some of the most reputable specialists in the industry.(more…)
This years’ Autumn Vaper Expo takes place between 25th and 27th October. It is an excellent opportunity to meet and discuss business opportunities and prospects. We would like to invite you to visit our stand – D440 and see how you can benefit from cooperating with Chemnovatic. We will display a full range of our excellent products – from pure nicotine and nicotine salts to flavourings, additives and ready e-liquids.
If you would like to book a meeting with us prior to the expo, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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VAPEXPO Paris is a must-attend event for any vape industry professional, and there’s no other vape event in France as large or as comprehensive. We will be there with our West Europe team to present our nicotine, nicotine salts, bases and flavourings portfolio.
The VAPEXPO Show takes place in the Paris-Nord Villepinte convention centre from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th October. Come and meet the team at stand G10!