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FDA Releases ANPRM for Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine and Other Tobacco Products

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.