Blog category: Nicotine industry

Hard to handle, easy to vape – a thing about safe work with nicotine

Nicotine is omnipresent. E-liquids, e-cigarettes, nicotine pouches, nicotine patches, nicotine toothpicks, cigarettes, tobacco plants, and even some vegetables – are its carriers or sources. The substance is also present in medical products, which allows providing controlled levels of it to the human organism to help give up smoking. However, one should learn by heart – pure nicotine handling demands special safety measures.

Nicotine – introduction to the substance

The substance in pure form is highly perilous, and toxic, and may bring fatal consequences. Due to that, now we are going to take a look at

From leaves to labs – a brief story of nicotine and its production

Nicotine is an omnipresent substance. Millions of people consume it on a daily basis, on every continent. Some do it for pleasure, some for medical reasons, and others on social occasions. Not everybody knows, however, that pure nicotine – the raw material used by manufacturers – is a highly dangerous substance, which may bring fatal consequences if handled improperly. From this article, you will learn what are nicotine’s origins, what danger may result from contact with it, and how it is obtained. Below you will find the agenda, that will help you find the information you may be looking for.

Nicotine production process – table of contents:

Nicotine pouches popularity – key numbers

More and more people are looking for alternative nicotine products to replace traditional cigarettes – which would be much easier to handle and also leave no tobacco and nicotine odors on their clothes. Such products are nicotine pouches, which are becoming more and more popular. The nicotine pouches introduced to the market, are available in a variety of flavors and strength levels which allows customers to choose nicotine pouches tailored to their individual needs and expectations.

What are nicotine pouches?

Nicotine pouches are available in a variety of different flavors and nicotine strengths. Nicotine pouches are used by placing in the oral cavity between the lip and the gum. The nicotine contained in the pouch is absorbed through the mucosa into the body, […]

POD systems vs nicotine salts and its growing popularity

Although POD systems and nicotine salts are relatively new to the market, they are becoming the choice of more and more vapers. Each year new brands are constantly being launched worldwide. While repeating the spectacular success of the Juul brand may not be easy, it is still worth trying to get a piece of this e-liquid cake on local markets.

Why nic salts are so popular? There are a few reasons for their rapid success, most of which are rooted in the chemical structure of e-liquids with nicotine salts. To understand this phenomenon better, let’s take a closer look at our subject matter – nicotine salts.

What are nicotine salts?

From the chemical perspective, nicotine salts are compounds of pure […]

E-liquid bases’ new generation – Nic&Salt Hybrid Bases

The key factor affecting the stable and sustainable development of each company is the regular broadening of the offer with new products, as well as the improvement of the older versions of products. A good example can be an e-liquid line created with the use of the e-liquid bases that have never been on the market before! Professional literature and statistics show that key factors in bringing a new product to the vaping market are: price, quality, product marketing, opportunities, threats from the competition, and consumers’ need for change. Moreover, consumers need and like new products, and they also like to have the widest choice possible. Customers […]

E-liquid additives – facts you need to know

E-liquid additives may be a game-changer for your new e-liquid line. Even a small amount of e-liquid additives makes a HUGE difference to your recipe. Vaping brands are racing each other to create new flavor combinations of e-liquids. All this to provide consumers with two factors. Firstly, an alternative method of supplying nicotine to the body. Secondly, a pleasant taste sensation during vaping. However, the question is: how to succeed in this very competitive market?

The basics: quality of raw materials

The most important factor is the level of e-liquid quality. Moreover, it determines the success of the whole e-liquid brand. So to achieve the highest quality of the final product you need to use top-quality raw materials. During the recipe design of the new e-liquid […]

Nicotine pouches – 8 things you need to know about it

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 […]

Storing and handling pure nicotine and nicotine salts

Pure nicotine and nicotine salts are raw materials that require special treatment and a properly prepared production facility. Taking into account pure nicotine’s and nicotine salts’ unusual properties, their high sensitivity and the fact that they are dangerous substances, the highest precautionary measures should always be taken. In this article, you can learn about:
  1. Usage and basic features of pure nicotine
  2. Storing and handling of pure nicotine
  3. Storing and handling of nicotine salts
  4. Equipment and facility requirements

1. Usage and basic features of pure nicotine

Let’s take a closer look at the most important ingredient in e-liquids manufacturingpure nicotine. Concentrated, almost 100% pure nicotine is a raw material intended for the production […]

Packaging, transport and storing – why are they so important for product quality?

Production is the main and core competence of e-liquids and raw materials manufacturing companies. At the same time, it is not the only factor that determines the final quality of the product. Let’s take a closer look at the three other factors that should be properly managed to make the end customer satisfied: packagingtransport and storing.

1. Packaging

The choice of packaging depends on the type of product, the recommended storage temperature or sensitivity to light. In case of raw materials for e-liquid production, some of them, like pure nicotine, nicotine salts or highly concentrated nicotine bases demand special packaging, as they pose a threat to people and nature. One of the main ways to protect the […]

Synthetic Nicotine vs. Tobacco Nicotine

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.

Tobacco nicotine

For decades, tobacco has earned its unfortunate reputation by associations with carcinogenic cigarette smoke, tar, lung, and cardiovascular diseases. The case is absolutely different for e-cigarette liquids: no burning tobacco, no smoke, or its health impacts. E-liquids manufactured with Chemnovatic’s tobacco nicotine contain pharmaceutical grade nicotine with purity of more than 99.9%. Chemnovatic’s freebase nicotine PureNic […]

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