The American Vaping Technology Association meets with the Food and Drug Administration to discuss synthetic nicotine regulation.
For e-cigarettes, synthetic nicotine may be preferable
An electronic cigarette is an electronic device that produces vapor by heating e-liquid, and nicotine, as the primary additive in e-liquid, exists in a free state in e-liquid, and its release is unstable under heating conditions, which may reduce e-cigarette use. taste and sensation According to studies, solidifying liquid free nicotine reduces discomfort during use, whereas synthetic nicotine increases nicotine stability and improves the experience of e-cigarette use in terms of smoke and taste.
Traditional nicotine extraction from tobacco residue contains harmful impurities such as anatabine, diene nicotine, nor nicotine, and others that are harmful to human health, whereas synthetic nicotine has higher purity and fewer impurities.
On March 15, 2022 (US time), US President Joe Biden signed into law a $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill that included granting the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulatory powers over synthetic nicotine by amending the Tobacco Control Act, closing loopholes in the regulation of synthetic nicotine.
It is expected that with the expansion of production scale and appropriate policies, the cost of synthetic nicotine will gradually decrease. The exchange between the American Electronic Cigarette Technology Association and the FDA is expected to improve the market situation for synthetic nicotine.