RIVM: seven e-cigarette flavourings with tobacco-taste pose health risk
The Dutch government only wants to allow 23 e-cigarette flavourings with a tobacco-taste. RIVM examined whether these 23 flavourings are harmful to people’s health.
Awareness and use of cigarillos, heated tobacco and nicotine pouches relatively low
RIVM recommends limiting number of e-cigarettes flavourings to 23 with tobacco taste only
Menthol facilitates inhalation of tobacco smoke, even when you cannot taste it
How to distinguish a dual user from an exclusive e-cigarette user
RIVM and Maastricht University have identified a combination of factors that can be used to distinguish between exclusive e-cigarette users (vapers) on the one hand and people who smoke both regula
RIVM measures much higher levels of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide in cigarettes
Tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide (TNCO) levels measured in accordance with the Canadian Intense (CI) method are at least twice as high as the levels measured in accordance with the prescribed ISO
Addictive nicotine and harmful substances also present in heated tobacco
Heated tobacco products are newly available on the market. An example of such a product is the heatstick which is heated with an iQOS, a device that looks like an e-cigarette.
RIVM withdraws from tobacco committees
The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment will leave the NEN/CEN/ISO committees for tobacco and e-cigarettes with immediate effect.