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Croatia Vape Laws in 2024

Here you will learn the vape laws in Croatia. Generally, vape laws in Croatia are as per the overarching TPD rules except in the following areas. All EU markets are required to notify vape products but some market are not required to notify nicotine-free products (see section below)

Please note the information below is currently under review for accuracy.

Last Updated: February 2024

What you need to know about vape laws in the Croatia

Here’s a snapshot of what you need to know about selling vapes in Croatia:

  • Nicotine-free vapes do not need to be notified by Croatian law but they are notifiable.
  • Cross border sales are permitted but retailers are required to register with the authorities

What are the vape laws in Croatia?

Croatia vape regulation is laid down in the FMCG Act and Act on the Restriction of the Use of Tobacco and Related Products transposed from EU Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU.

Who is the competent authority for vapes in Croatia?

The authority responsible for regulating vapes in Croatia is the Ministry of Health.

Are nicotine-free vapes notifiable in Croatia?

Nicotine-free vape products are not required to be notified via the EU TPD portal but the authorities accept nicotine-free notifications.

Are cross-border sales allowed in Croatia?

Cross-border sales in Croatia are permitted.

Is there a registration scheme in Croatia?

Retailers are required to register with the authority.

Any specific lab testing requirements in Croatia?

There are no specific lab testing requirements.

What is the notification fee in Croatia?

There is no notification fee in Croatia.

What is the health warning on vape products?

The health warning to appear on packaging is as follows:

Ovaj proizvod sadrži nikotin koji izaziva snažnu ovisnost.

Coverage: 30%

Additional Resource

National Legislation (in Croatian)

TPD Regulations

EU Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU

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