Health & Research

1806, 2021

What Brexit means for vaping industry?

18 June 2021|

What Brexit means for vaping industry? And will it have any impact on EU TPD notifications? Will Brexit change taxes or export rules? Certainly, many e-liquid producers in the UK or those who are exporting their own products to the UK ask themselves the above questions. The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. The transition period that was in place – during which nothing changed – ended on 31 December 2020. The rules governing the new relationship between the EU and UK took effect on 1 January 2021. This has resulted in a change of legislation regarding the vape market. In this article, we will try to answer the most pressing questions in a matter-of-fact way.

Change in the UK notification system

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2605, 2021

What are Nicotine Toothpicks?

26 May 2021|

Nicotine toothpicks are a relatively new product on the market. They are a smokeless and discreet alternative for delivering nicotine to the human organism. Simple in design, “nic picks” are becoming increasingly popular in the market for alternative nicotine delivery methods. What are the reasons behind this?

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1604, 2021

Denmark: flavoured e-liquids ban, TPD registration for nicotine pouches and shortfills

16 April 2021|

Denmark banns flavoured e-liquids by introducing a new law on e-liquids and nicotine pouches which brings a lot of changes to the vaping industry. The Danish Parliament approved the Danish Health Authority’s “Tobacco Action Plan” on 15 Dec. 2020, and the new restrictions have come into effect on 1 April 2021. In the article below, we will guide you through the most important changes and deadlines that may affect sales of vaping products in Denmark.

Need help with e-liquids registration? Contact us at sales@chemnovatic.com.

Denmark banns flavoured e-liquids

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801, 2021

Non-nicotine e-liquids and e-cigarettes must be TPD notified in Germany. Register your nicotine-free liquids NOW!

8 January 2021|

Non-nicotine e-liquids and e-cigarettes must be TPD notified in Germany 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. (more…)
2909, 2020

E-liquid manufacturing standards – tips for manufacturers

29 September 2020|

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. E-liquid quality standards (more…)
1407, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic – how did we help?

14 July 2020|

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.

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2906, 2020

Nicotine pouches – 8 things you need to know about it

29 June 2020|

Nicotine pouches are gaining more and more popularity also in European Union. What exactly are nicotine pouches and how do they relate to the e-cigarette and e-liquid industry? What is the difference between nicotine pouches and snus? You will find the answers to these and other questions regarding nicotine pouches in the article below.

1. How nicotine pouches are different from snus?

Traditional snus (brown snus, snuff) 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. Although nicotine pouches resemble traditional snus in some ways, there are significant differences between those two products that need to be discussed.

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 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. (more…)
506, 2020

Strong criticism of experts on WHO lack of support for tobacco harm reduction methods

5 June 2020|

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…)
2404, 2020

COVID-19 – Chemnovatic statement

24 April 2020|

Manufacturing is continued

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. (more…)
304, 2020

Becoming a brand owner – how to develop your own e-liquid brand?

3 April 2020|

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?

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