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.
World situation in connection with the development of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic surprised us all. Regardless of the country, social status or position held, we all have been forced to reorganize our private life and work style. In these difficult times, Chemnovatic feels obliged to help our employees, our employees’ families, as well as people who are at the front of this unequal struggle, i.e. health care workers.
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.
Due to World No Tobacco Day, WHO has launched a misleading campaign presenting tobacco harm reduction methods in a negative way. Independent experts say that without supporting less harmful methods of delivering nicotine WHO “will squander the opportunity to avoid millions of premature deaths that will be caused by smoking”*
The threaths of smoking
World No Tobacco Day was established by WHO in 1987 due to the growing number of addicts and patients with illnesses caused by smoking. The holiday is an opportunity to draw attention of the whole world to the prevalence of smoking and its negative health effects. World No Tobacco Day is also intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the world.
According to WHO data, almost 8 million people die each year due to smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke. More than 7 million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use while around 1.2 million are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. WHO data suggests that combustible cigarettes kill up to half of its users.(more…)
Due to current epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the COVID-19 around the world, we would like to inform that manufacturing at our facility and logistic operations are continued. Health and safety of our employees, as well as our clients, has always been our priority.
We follow the recommendations of Chief Sanitary Inspectorate and WHO and we have also implemented additional preventive measures to even increase the level of safety.
The idea for a new product that responds to the needs of the market is often not enough for our project to gain the desired popularity and to make sales bars rise up. Here, the key factor is the process of designing and introducing new products to the market, and hence careful consideration of each step. But how to get round to it?
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 last research news on the sucralose rippled through the vaping community causing a lot of questions regarding the safety of using that sweetener in e-liquids. Whether it’s true or not, the fact is that sucralose has become a hot topic in the industry and among the users of e-cigarettes.
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…)