DIY nicotine bases

1801, 2021

E-cigarettes and vaping trends for 2021

18 January 2021|

E-cigarettes and vaping trends for e-liquid market in 2021. The new year has already started and a lot is going to change. This is going to affect how we need to think about the e-liquid industry for 2021 and beyond.

Last year, the retail part of the e-liquid industry – vape shops – has faced (and still does) a lot of limitations due to social distancing and domestic laws introduced due to pandemics. But although turbulent, 2020 turned out to be quite kind for the vape industry in terms of sales. The popularity of alternative nicotine delivery methods has grown in the past year. Probably both producers and retailers of e-liquid and vaping products wonder what are the trends and predictions for 2021. Let’s have a closer look at them in this article.


Most popular nicotine salts for e-liquids

Nicotine salts play a significant role in both the previous 2020 and the beginning of 2021. Undoubtedly, the growing popularity of nicotine salts is one of the strongest vaping trends this year. The reason behind this is their unique chemical structure. Users of e-liquids with nicotine salts experience a stronger nicotine kick comparable to the one after smoking an ordinary cigarette. For this reason, nicotine salts are an indispensable alternative for ex-smokers or smokers who wants to quit.

nic salts

The most popular nicotine salts in 2021 will include nicotine salicylate with the most delicate aftertaste. Another very popular nicotine salt is nicotine benzoate giving a little more harsh on the throat while vaping. Nicotine malate is another nicotine salt gaining more and more popularity in the industry. This is because nicotine malate is the most natural nicotine salt.

In 2020 and 2019 we have observed a strong trend for natural e-liquids. E-cigarette users just love e-juice that is made from 100% natural ingredients. Such products are more biocompatible to the human organism and more eco-friendly.

Also, it is worth to mention the newest nicotine salt in Chemnovatic offer – nicotine tartrate, which is a rising star in the vape market. Nicotine tartrate provides the highest nicotine absorption, which is why it is becoming increasingly popular amongst vapers.

E-cigarettes and vaping trends

Nic&Salt Hybrid Base – innovative e-liquid base

Nic&Salt Hybrid Base is a novelty introduced by Chemnovatic in 2020. We have already received a very positive response from our customers. Moreover, the rising number of orders shows us that this solution may provide significant differentiation for producers of e-liquids. As the name suggests, Nic&Salt Hybrid Base is a combination of both nicotine salts AND pure nicotine. This innovative solution is especially valuable for two customer segments. The first one, are vapers, who prefer nicotine salt -based e-liquids, due to stronger and faster nicotine absorption. A part of them, however, miss the throat hit. On the other hand, some vapers of pure nicotine-based e-liquids would like to reduce the harshness of the eJuice, if only it was an option. For both of these consumer segments, Nic&Salt Hybrid Base – as it combines both nicotine forms – is the perfect solution.

Nic and salt hybrid e-liquid bases

Since Nic&Salt Hybrid Bases are a combination of nicotine salts and pure nicotine dissolved in PG/VG, they offer the possibility of benefiting from POD devices, whose popularity is constantly growing.

Which customer segment will be mainly interested?

  • Ex-smokers – vapers who seek stronger and longer nicotine effect with a throat hit similar to analog cigarettes.
  • Unconvinced – vapers who were considering nicotine salt-based e-liquids, but they didn’t want to give up on some pros of pure nicotine-based liquids.
  • Innovators – vapers who like to experiment with different products and settings.

POD systems/ POD devices – most popular for nicotine salt e-liquids

POD systems and nicotine salts growing popularity is an undeniable fact in the e-liquid industry. Each year new brands are constantly appearing on the market, trying to repeat the spectacular success of the JUUL brand. This year POD devices have a prominent role among all e-cigarettes and vaping trends.

Nicotine salts vape juices are ideal for MTL devices, pods, and low power e-cigarettes. It is generally accepted that low power devices (POD systems) are specifically designed to preserve the chemical properties of nicotine salts. For example, let’s take a look at coils in POD systems. Resistance in POD coils is about 1-3 OHMs which is quite high when compared to traditional atomizers (0,15-0,5 OHMs).

Higher resistance results in less cloud and a lower dose of nicotine during salt vaping. It is also a kind of protection because the salt-based liquids are usually sold in the highest permissible strengths (18-20 mg/ml). Since nicotine salts do not irritate the respiratory tract, users are automatically able to inhale larger amounts of vapours. A smaller cloud automatically protects us from absorbing too much nicotine into the body. As it would happen if someone would like to vape nicotine salts on a coil with lower resistance and providing big and dense clouds.

E-cigarettes and vaping trends

Nicotine Pouches- an alternative method for nicotine delivery

Next-generation products sale, like nicotine pouches, will thrive this year – experts suggest. Nicotine pouches are a modern, innovative substitute for smoking tobacco, which allows to effectively prevent nicotine craving. Their use is very simple and extremely intuitive, as it is enough to insert one pouch between the upper lip and gum. You should keep it in the mouth for up to 30 minutes. You should feel the effect of nicotine through a subtle tingling sensation.

It is a modern and a lot less harmful alternative to traditional cigarettes. Nicotine pouches do not cause discoloration on tooth enamel, do not contain tobacco and their use does not result in the unpleasant smell of smoke. Moreover, their use is discreet and possible in any place as they are not subject to smoking ban regulations. You can use them at home, at work, while traveling or walking. In addition, they are much more economical than traditional packets of cigarettes. They are not regulated by TPD.

E-cigarettes and vaping trends

The growing popularity of snus in Sweden. Snus is a product containing tobacco, while nicotine pouches do not. While these are two different products, their properties are similar, as well as the rate of growth in recent years and months.

Source: Swedish Match

Contact us

At Chemnovatic we are aware of the needs of our clients. We follow current market trends and provide our customers with top quality products that are innovative and safe at the same time. We are happy to share our experience and professional knowledge with you. If you are looking for inspiration for a new, innovative line of e-liquids, please, contact our sales advisors at sales@chemnovatic.com.

1509, 2017

Full range of Chemnovatic premixes available in Croatia!

15 September 2017|

Croatian vapers! We are pleased to inform that E-Revolucija is the first store in Croatia to carry the full range of Chemnovatic premixed e-liquids – American Sweets, Mistup, V.A.P ROOM and VAPY Complex PLUS, as well as, Nic Shot nicotine shots. They have a helpful and well-informed crew that will surely make your shopping experience easy and pleasurable. Vapy CroatiaPop in if you are a Zagreb local, or just visiting: E-Revolucija vl. Saša Demšić Maksimirska 118 10000 Zagreb Croatia You can also order online – our e-liquids can be found here: http://www.erevolucija.com/kategorija/41/vapy-premium-tekucine Enjoy!
606, 2017

EuroVape 2017 in Madrid – see you at booth C012.

6 June 2017|

nicotine bases in madridThis weekend you can meet us at EuroVape trade show in Madrid. We will be exhibiting our products, both for manufacturers, distributors and individual customers. If you are looking for highest quality pure nicotine, nicotine bases, flavourings or custom-tailored solutions supplier, come and see us at booth C012 – on the main floor. If you have any questions prior to the trade show or would like to arrange a meeting please contact our representative on cristiano.batista@chemnovatic.com. See you in Madrid!
2212, 2016

Nicotine shots – dealing with TPD regulations.

22 December 2016|

tpd ready nicotine basesBefore the introduction of Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) many nicotine base manufacturers were looking for a solution to oncoming nicotine products regulations, even more vapers were in panic, frantically buying e-liquids and nicotine bases in bulk to fill their stashes before the ban comes into force. (more…)
2911, 2016

What makes a good nicotine base?

29 November 2016|

nicotine bases manufacturingA question asked by many DIYers, with just as many answers – What makes a good nicotine base? What makes one nicotine base better than the other nicotine base of the same strength and PG/VG ratio? At first the answer seems easy – high quality pure nicotine will result in a high quality nicotine base. Right? Not necessarily. Let’s not forget that the nicotine is only a small part of the final solution. (more…)
1411, 2016

Chemnovatic at Expo Vape 2016. Visit us at booth 66!

14 November 2016|

Expo Vape 2016 is the first edition of Spain’s electronic cigarette and vaping event. The event takes place on the Madrid Arena from 18th to 20th of November. We would like to invite everybody attending the show to visit Chemnovatic team at booth 66 on the second floor. Please use the map below for reference. chemnvoatic at expovape madrid  
108, 2016

NicBase DIY – TPD ready nicotine bases from Chemnovatic.

1 August 2016|

TPD ready DIY nicotine base

Nicbase DIY packaging is 100% TPD compliant.

Tobacco Products Directive introduced by the EU puts multiple restrictions on manufacturing, packaging and sale of e-liquids and nicotine bases. As we all know, according to current regulations the sale of nicotine bases and e-liquids with nicotine strengths above 20mg/ml to the consumer is strictly forbidden, as is the sale of any liquids containing nicotine in packaging larger than 10ml. These two conditions basically put an end to DIY e-liquid manufacture – no more diluting of high content nicotine bases, no more mixing your own e-liquids at home, no more favorite flavor combinations etc. In theory…. (more…)
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