August 18, 2015
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health and Human Services (HHS) has released Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) , seeking comments, data, research results, or other information that may inform regulatory actions FDA might take with respect to nicotine exposure warnings and child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine and nicotine-containing e liquid(s) that are made or derived from tobacco and intended for human consumption.
The ANPRM is applicable for the following products:
- Tobacco products and liquid nicotine. Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse
- Cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes
- Other manufactured tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes; “homogenized” or “reconstituted” tobacco; tobacco extracts and essences
- Tobacco, tobacco products and related equipmentThe ANPRM is open for public comment until August 31, 2015.