4th Plenary meeting of CEN/TC 437 ‘Electronic cigarettes and e-liquids’

4th Plenary meeting of CEN/TC 437 ‘Electronic cigarettes and e-liquids’

March 16th, 2017 by

The aim of the CEN (European Committee for Standardization) Technical Committee 437 is to develop European Standards dealing with mechanical, thermal, electrical and chemical safety aspects for e-cigarettes and e-liquids, as well as analytical methods providing a basis for determination and quantification of all chemical components in the aerosol emissions. Last week Nerudia attended the 4th […]

Upcoming FDA workshop on battery safety

March 10th, 2017 by

Battery Safety Concerns in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Public Workshop 19- 20 April 2017 The US FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is hosting a science-based public workshop on batteries used in electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes. The CTP are looking to gather information and generate discussion on battery safety concerns (for example overheating, […]

Electronic cigarettes and e-liquid standards update

February 1st, 2016 by

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Technical Committee CEN/TC 437 ‘Electronic cigarettes and e-liquids’, was set up in January 2015 with the aim of developing European Standards for e-cigarettes and e-liquid. The committee had its latest meeting last week in Brussels which was attended by David Lawson, Nerudia Chief Regulatory Officer. The Technical Committee has […]

Standards Update, April 2015

April 15th, 2015 by

Things are moving fast on the e-cigarette standards group. Voluntary product standards have now been published, in French, by AFNOR, and the PAS 54115 (Publicly Available Specification) is actively being worked on by BSI, ready for planned publication in May. An over-arching standards technical committee is being set up by CEN (the European Committee for […]

Setting the quality standards for e-cigarette production, our views

November 2nd, 2014 by

One of the big questions in this fast developing area is what standards should be used for e-cigarette products- both product standards and manufacturing standards. Clearly, e-cigarette liquids must have the right level of nicotine, not contain any impurities which may be harmful, be well characterised and be safe to use, but just as importantly, […]

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