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What are Nicotine Toothpicks?

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?

What are nicotine toothpicks?

Nic picks are traditional toothpicks that manufacturers infuse or coat with pure nicotine. Many manufacturers of toothpicks also use flavorings and moisturizers like propylene glycol or vegetable glycerine. This is to make the user feel even more comfortable not only because the nicotine kick into the bloodstream but because of the pleasant flavour sensations as well. Some manufacturers use a bit more complex production process, e.g. […]

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 nicotine with […]

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 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.

Quality management system

First of all, it is important to implement a quality management system for delivering stable quality. It is a system of rules, procedures, methods, tools, job descriptions, people, and relations between them. This is to achieve the set quality goals.

Pharmaceutical quality of e-liquids – everything you should know

Pharmaceutical quality raw materials are an advantage that manufacturers like to emphasize and should be proud of. Although it is not necessary for the e-liquids industry, some manufacturers want to surpass the quality standards. Therefore, many e-liquid manufacturers use pharmaceutical quality raw materials (like pure nicotine, PG/VG) in their production. In this article, we take a closer look at what you, as an e-liquid manufacturer or e-liquid brand owner should know about the quality of raw materials. Learn how to check if the product’s quality is as high as you expect, but let’s start with explaining the term pharmacopeia.

Pharmacopeia – what is it, and what does it describe?

With the development of pharmacy in the […]

E-liquid industry regulations – REACH and CLP

REACH and CLP are two European Union regulations that apply to the chemical industry in general. However, as e-liquids are part of the chemical industry, they also fall under REACH and CLP. Let’s take a closer look at them, as they are among the most important e-liquid industry regulations. If you would like to learn more about the industry regulations or requirements, click the following links: TPD regulationspharmacopeia qualitystorage and handling requirements.

1. E-liquid industry regulations – REACH

What is REACH?

REACH is one of the most important regulations of the European Union. It concerns a lot of chemical substances and affects many producers, importers, and downstream users. REACH has also an impact on our everyday life even […]

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 also a version […]

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 of alternative forms of […]

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 […]

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 the purity of more than 99.9%. Chemnovatic’s freebase nicotine PureNic 99+ chemically […]

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