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Zero Nicotine Regulation and Notification – Zero Expert

Short-fill this Short-fill that! Zero nicotine products predominantly ‘Short-Fill’ liquids remain a significant disrupter to the UK and European vaping industry. As industry professionals we all aware zero nicotine products fall out of the scope of TPD / TRPR but do fall under the General Products Safety Regulations 2005 (GPSR). Section 5 (General safety requirement)… View Article

Adact Primary Authority Partnership – Boosting Productivity and Compliance

We often receive calls from our clients who have been challenged by regional trading standards bodies regarding their interpretation of the UK Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR) which implemented the TPD in the UK. The trading standards bodies across the UK often interpret the regulations in different ways which results in confusion, stress… View Article

Short-Fill (UK) Regulations – Are You Ready?

Short-Fill products are a hot topic with many UK retailers making increased profits selling Short-Fill and nicotine shot kits, rather than TPD 10ml multiple bottles. The unfortunate misconception is that Short-Fill products operate outside of regulation and therefore manufacturers don’t require the expense or delays of testing and submission. 0% nicotine (Short-Fill) liquids are regulated… View Article

Success for Adact Medical as they start new partnership with Vapouround Magazine

Starting the New Year with success – Adact Medical have been announced as Vapouround Magazine’s preferred provider for compliance services. Adact Medical will now be writing regular articles for Vapouround Magazine and answering readers’ questions on TPD related issues. To celebrate this new partnership, Adact Medical are giving away a free advertising page inside Vapouround… View Article

Christmas Charity Donation to Local Cancer Charity

Rather than send out Christmas cards and presents Adact Medical have made a contribution of £1,000 to a local cancer charity; Firefly. Here we are pictured with the Mayor (Councillor George Derx, far right) and Lady Mayor (Pauline Derx, far left) of Doncaster, Trish Kingham (Operations Director, Adact Medical) is stood at the back and… View Article

FDA’s New Regulations for E-Cigarettes, Cigars, and All Other Tobacco Products

Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the United States. Since 2009, FDA has regulated cigarettes, smokeless, and roll-your-own tobacco. FDA finalized a rule, effective August 8, 2016, to regulate all tobacco products. For background information on this milestone in consumer protection, see The Facts on the FDA’s New Tobacco Rule. Read… View Article

E-cigarettes: regulations for consumer products

The Tobacco Products Directive 2014/14/EU (TPD) introduced new rules for nicotine-containing electronic cigarettes and refill containers (Article 20) from May 2016. MHRA is the competent authority for the notification scheme for e-cigarettes and refill containers in the UK and is responsible for implementing the majority of provisions under Article 20. The TPD introduced new rules… View Article

Tobacco Products Directive

The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) or European Tobacco Products Directive (EUTPD) (2014/40/EU) is a directive of the European Union which places limits on the sale and merchandising of tobacco and tobacco related products in the EU. The TPD aims to improve the functioning of the internal market for tobacco and related products, while ensuring a… View Article