Regulations

29 June 2020

Snus – 8 things you need to know about it

Snus – 8 things you need to know about it

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.

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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. Non-tobacco snus

Non-tobacco snus (white snus) derives from traditional, brown snus. The only difference between the two is the nicotine carrier. Tobacco snus contains tobacco leaves, while non-tobacco snus is 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 non-tobacco snuff is a little dry. It means that the user may feel the nicotine effect and a taste a few seconds after placing snus behind a lip.

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27 May 2020

The moment for menthol e-liquids is NOW

Menthol cigarettes banned in the EU – what does it mean for the vaping industry?

Since Wednesday, 20 of May 2020 the sale of menthol cigarettes and cigarettes with taste capsule has been banned in the European Union. New regulations were introduced by the EU Tobacco Directive.

The Tobacco Directive, which was adopted in the EU a few years ago, among other things, sets out, the prohibition of the use of flavours in analogue cigarettes. The ban, however, does not apply to electronic cigarettes, tobacco heaters, and menthol cigars and cigarillos.

Say goodbye to the menthol, or choose alternative menthol option

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20 April 2020

TPD vs e-liquids – everything you should know about Tobacco Product Directive

What is TPD?

Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is a directive covering all Member States of the European Union which places limits on the sale and merchandising of tobacco and tobacco-related products in the EU.

The products regulated by the directive include cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco products, pipe tobacco, cigars, cigarillos, smokeless tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and refill containers as well as herbal products for smoking and novel tobacco products.

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3 April 2020

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

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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9 March 2020

Transport arrangements due to COVID-19

Dear Customers,

Due to COVID-19, there are certain transport problems in some areas of the world.

At this moment, Italy is a delicate direction in European destinations.

Withheld pickups and deliveries to/from Italy:

  • Codogno 26845
  • Castiglione d’Adda 26823
  • Casale 26010
  • San Fiorano 26848
  • Bertonico 26821
  • Fombio 26861
  • Terranova dei Passerini 26827
  • Somaglia 26867
  • Maleo 26847
  • Castelgerundo 26844
  • Vo 35030

The virus affected connections worldwide and in the nearest future their stability is not 100% certain. The situation is dynamic and restrictions on transport can be introduced at any time. If you are uncertain of the transport to your area, please email sales@chemnovatic.com.

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