Electronic cigarette-TCT

Electronic cigarette

  1. What is the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) and article 20?

The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is used to regulate and supervise product manufacturing, sales, display (product design, packaging, etc.) and all tobacco and tobacco-related products (such as e-cigarette products). At present, in most member states of the European Union, e-cigarettes are regulated and managed in accordance with entertainment consumer products. Starting in 2016, e-cigarettes and related products will be subject to the regulation of Chapter 20 (article 20) of the TPD. The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is ostensibly specified for the smooth operation of tobacco products in the international market. In fact, many of the provisions of the TPD are set to reduce the attractiveness of tobacco products to achieve a higher standard of protection for human health.

  1. TPD testing service

According to Article 20 of the Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) issued by the European Union on April 3, 2014, with reference to the French AFNOR standard and the CORESTA standard of the International Tobacco Research Cooperation Center, Shenzhen TCT Testing Technology Co., Ltd. (TCT) established a laboratory The internal method has provided e-cigarette manufacturers, suppliers and consumers with e-cigarette smoke testing and e-liquid composition testing services. The laboratory’s internal methods have passed linear evaluation, matrix recovery, detection limit verification and other methods verification, and the testing equipment meets the requirements.

  1. TPD Notification Service

3.1 Register an ECAS account, submit a Submitter ID application form, and obtain a Submitter ID, it will take about 3 weeks

3.2 Collect the production process documents, the e-liquid description file for the atomizer, the test method for the stability of nicotine output, the atomization test report, and use the XML tool to generate the relevant XML files

3.3 Submit the generated XML file through the EU E-TRUSTEX system

3.4 Each member state receives the notice and sends INVOICE to the applicant, who pays according to INVOCIE requirements, and waits for the review result

  1. TCT provides testing of finished e-cigarettes and key components

4.1 TRA Toxicity Analysis-EU and U.S.

4.2 E-cigarette MSDS safety data specification service-according to EU 2001/58/EC, 1999/45/EC, 67/548/EEC

Regulation (EC) No.1907/2006; US 29 CFR 1910.1200 (g), ISO 11014-1 and other international standards

Safety data sheet

4.3 Electronic cigarette battery test

1) UN 38.3, EN/IEC62133, SDS/MSDS, etc. 2) European Union 2006/66/EC and US Public Law 104-142

4.4 E-cigarette food contact material testing

1) US FDA and GRAS (such as stainless steel and other materials) 2) EU Food Contact Directive (EC) No 1935/2004

3) German Food Contact Material Regulation LFGB 4) French Food Contact Material Regulation DGCCRF

4.5 E-cigarette finished product test

1) Export to EU RoHS directive 2) EU REACH regulation 3) CE, FCC and other certifications

4) Testing specified by retailers and brands