Blog category: Nicotine industry
Nicotine. What it is and how is it classified?
- Name: nicotine (ISO); 3-[(2S)-1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl]pyridine
- EC Number: 200-193-3
- CAS Number: 54-11-5
- CLP Annex VI Index Number: 614-001-00-4
- CN […]
E-liquid manufacturing best practices
Currently, in the EU the regulations regarding the e-liquid manufacturing process as well as e-liquid packaging and transportation of e-liquids are not specified completely.
How do you know if the company you purchase your ready-made-e-liquids from is actually following any standards? Imagine the situation that behind a „professional, leading manufacturer” could be a 14-year-old kid in his garden shed using old, rusty buckets as nicotine canisters, filling droppers with an old syringe, and coughing up mucus all over your precious e-juices.
Since the regulations do not exist, is there a way of verifying the manufacturers? Is there anything You should be looking for?
There is a couple of things You could ask your supplier prior to ordering a batch of e-liquids: there should be certificates available for You to check; bottles, labels, and boxes […]
Custom made OEM e-liquids
E-liquids – at first a simple mix of glycol or glycerin and pure nicotine. Colorless, tasteless nicotine replacement product meant to help people quit smoking. Nothing to get excited about until you add flavorings – added to e-liquids to transform a tasteless, bland vapor into a festival of smells and flavors. Ever wanted to vape milk and cookies? How about Whiskey & Coke in your e-cig? These are the merits of e-cigarette flavorings.
When manufactured by a professional company, they are much less harmful than traditional cigarettes and released for consumption by the EU.All flavors should at least meet, best if they exceed the European food flavors regulations 1334/2008 and not contain colorants or […]
What is a nicotine base? And how to use it?
Nicotine bases, sometimes known as unflavored e-liquids are a simple mixture of Propylene Glycol or Vegetable Glycerin and pure nicotine. Nicotine diluted with Propylene Glycol (PG for short) is known as PG nicotine base while the Vegetable Glycerin (VG) nicotine solution is known as VG nicotine base. VG and PG are two main types of nicotine bases, third is a mixture of PG and VG in various ratios known as VPG nicotine bases.
People prefer different nicotine bases for various reasons, both PG and VG have their own characteristics that people choose over the others.
What is the difference between VG and PG in a nicotine base?
PG or Propylene Glycol is […]
Nicbase VPG Optima-3 submitted to EU-CEG system
NicBase DIY – TPD ready nicotine bases from Chemnovatic
Tobacco Products Directive introduced by the EU puts multiple restrictions on the 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…We have dedicated some time and resources to work this issue out and have prepared something that may interest DIY vapers in Europe and possibly other parts of the world. Chemnovatic has prepared a complete line of TPD-ready […]