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19 August 2015 - 17:35, by , in News, Comments off
Recommendations and guidance on the manufacturing of e-liquids e-cigarettes are now available from the British and French standard agencies.  They will inform the European standard being developed by CEN.  Once the EU standard is available, the other guides will be withdrawn.   Comparative analysis of PAS 54115:2015 and  XP D90-300-1/2   A comparative analysis of...
7 May 2015 - 12:35, by , in News, Comments off
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9 February 2015 - 3:15, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, Comments off
As the e-cigarette industry gets to grips with the requirements of regulation such as the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), it’s a good time to take a look at the practical implications on e-cig testing for brands and manufacturers. The safety, quality and efficacy concerns of the developing regulatory environment put new focus on the constituents...
2 February 2015 - 3:01, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, Comments off
From May 2016 e-liquids will be subject to additional regulations (see TPD compliance section).  A 2-tier regulatory framework is emerging.  Products containing e-liquids with a nicotine solution of less than 20 mg/ml can remain a consumer product but certain administrative, quality and safety data must be submitted to the authorities.   Higher strength products will require...
2 February 2015 - 2:41, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, Comments off
A typical e-cigarette consists of an electrical heating element, known as an “atomizer”, a cartridge that contains a nicotine solution and a battery.   Insider the atomizer, a metallic electrical heating coil is wound around a wick.  The wick is saturated with the e-liquid.  A sheath encases the coil–wick assembly and in turn a fibrous wool-like material...