Last updated: July 19th 2021

Key Terms

E-Cigarette

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Definition

“Electronic Vape Products” means electronic devices and its accessories which operate through batteries, and can be used to heat the e-liquid to be vaporized, inhaled and exhaled by mouth as a smoke simulation, and they are free of tobacco. A typical electronic cigarette consists of: the battery that is used to heat the solution tank containing the so-called "electronic liquid" that may be in a disposable cartridge or a tank that can be refilled from external cartridges.

Analysis

For the purpose of this review, we will be using the term “e-cigarette” when referring to an “electronic vape product.”

Flavouring

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“Flavouring” means an additive to add smell and/or taste.

Characterizing flavor

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“Characterizing flavor” means a clearly noticeable smell or taste other than one of tobacco, resulting from an additive or a combination of additives, including, but not limited to, fruit, spice, herbs, alcohol, candy, menthol or vanilla, which is noticeable before or during the consumption of the tobacco product.

Electronic liquid

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“Electronic liquid” means a liquid formula (or gel) in the Electronic Vape Products or in a replaceable cartridge (which may or may not contain nicotine) and some other additives such as distilled water, solvents, vegetable glycerin and propylene glycol.

External cartridges

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“External cartridges (Single-Container)” means any package used for refilling electronic nicotine products, whether in the form of rolls, tanks, small containers, capsules containing granules or other forms, and whether disposable or can be used for refilling each time.