Published On: 2021-05-26

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?

toothpicks and a text: what are nicotine toothpicks?


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. they soak toothpicks under pressure. All in all, however, the composition of nic picks is simple, usually, it is pure nicotine, distilled water, PG/VG, and food-grade flavorings.

You can learn more from our articles about nicotine, its story and production process, and the differences between glycol and glycerine.

What are the benefits of using nicotine toothpicks?

Some public places like restaurants, means of communication, airports, etc. have a really strict policy on smoking and vaping. Then nicotine toothpicks come to the rescue. They can be used at a workplace, during travel, and any other place where smoking and vaping are prohibited. They give you the nicotine rush needed to satisfy when you want to smoke or vape. Additionally, they satisfy the oral fixation that every cigarette smoker knows. To put it simple, instead of a cigarette you can feel something with a similar shape additionally giving you a nicotine dose. These are the main reasons why toothpick manufacturers promote their products as a great way to quit smoking.

How do nicotine toothpicks work?

The best way to use nicotine toothpicks is to put them in your mouth and suck on the stick to release the nicotine. The released nicotine is absorbed into the bloodstream directly from the oral cavity with the use of saliva. Thanks to this a user feels a pleasant nicotine rush. For a more intense experience, users can chew or nibble on it. Most brands sell toothpicks with three milligrams of nicotine as well as in a variety of flavors. You should always remember NOT to swallow the toothpick!

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Nicotine toothpicks – what do you need to know?

Nic picks are relatively new products on the market, so unfortunately there is no research available to what extent they help in quitting smoking. For sure they are a really interesting alternative to smoking, especially for those who travel a lot or frequently visit places where you cannot smoke or vape. For years nicotine toothpicks were overlooked for the favour of the growing popularity of e-cigarettes and recently nicotine pouches.

However, there is a growing group of customers who are interested in the product. This situation creates a niche that is gradually being fulfilled with constantly emerging new brands. Moreover, when we look at Europe nic pics have no TPD regulation. This situation, however, is different in the United States. FDA (U.S Food and Drug Administration) has already introduced regulations and restrictions for the use of nicotine toothpicks.

Although nic pics are not subject to TPD in European Union, they can be subject to other regulations. For example, regulations related to the product containing chemicals like reach REACH. Before placing nic picks on any EU market, you should consult the given country on how they evaluate such a product.

Raw materials for nicotine toothpicks

Nicotine toothpicks seem like an attractive opportunity for several reasons. First, they are something new on the market and people always crave attractive novelties. Secondly, they are easy to manufacture. Thirdly, there is still low competition in the market. And lastly, you don’t need to go through a complicated registration process to sell it. If you have decided that you want to become a producer of nic picks, remember to use the highest quality raw materials and your customers will thank you for it. If you are looking for pure nicotine for sale, check out the legendary PureNic99 +. If you want to know more please contact us at

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