Impact of the revised European Tobacco Product Directive on the quality of e-cigarette refill liquids in Belgium

Last updated on 20-1-2020 by Sophia Barhdadi

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Introduction: Since its introduction more than 10 years ago, the e-cigarette has become a commonly used consumer product. This success has led in 2014 to the revision of the European Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) which came to force by the end of 2016, since then also containing mandatory rules to assure the quality and safety of electronic nicotine delivery systems. In this study, we investigate whether these regulatory changes had an impact on the quality of refill liquids (e-liquids) available on the Belgian market through analysis of their chemical composition.   Methods: B…

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