Compliance with the Tobacco Product Directive/2014/40/EU, i.e. TPD2
As of 20 May 2016, a new tobacco product directive came in force within the EU market. It imposes an obligation to register (notify) electronic cigarettes and liquids used to fill them, the so-called e-liquids, on the manufacturers and importers of these products. The registration in the EU-CEG (European Common Entry Gate) system requires the provision of the following information:
Moreover, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and liquids used to fill them should meet additional requirements:
Apart from the TPD2, CLP and REACH requirements, the manufacturers and importers are required to comply with the regulations applicable in the country where the products will be sold. Therefore, when registering the products in EU-CEG, it is necessary to have the results of tests, data from the producers of raw materials, as well as comprehensive knowledge on both Community and domestic legislation.
The Spark-Lab Laboratory offers comprehensive services for manufacturers and importers of ENDS and e-liquids. The laboratory develops techniques and analytical methods based on the requirements of ISO 17025:2018 standards and the requirements of the international guidelines, such as CORESTA no. 81. So far, the Laboratory has tested more than 2,500 products from the Clients from Poland, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, and Greece. The range of services offered by Spark-Lab includes: