LANGUAGE
Last updated: August 20th 2020

Key Terms

Ingredient

Term Defined
Definition

“Ingredient” means any type of substance or element, except any part of the plant of the unprocessed natural tobacco which is used in the production of tobacco products and which is present in the final product even if it is changed using here also the letter, filter, colors and sticker.

Analysis

The definition of “ingredient” provided in the law does not align with the definition provided in the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines because it excludes tobacco.

A definition of “ingredient” should be provided in accordance with the definition provided in the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines.

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Nicotine

Term Defined
Definition

“Nicotine” means a poisonous alkaloid which is found in tobacco and has a poisonous activity on the autonomic nervous system and other organism systems.

Analysis

The definition of “nicotine” is significant because the law establishes maximum emissions levels for nicotine.

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Tar

Term Defined
Definition

“Tar” means the dry residue of tobacco smoke without nicotine.

Analysis

The definition of “tar” is significant because the law establishes maximum emissions levels for tar.

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