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E-cigarette products and their refill containers

The Tobacco Products Directive came into effect in the UK on the 20th of May 2016 and introduces new rules for e-cigarettes and their refill containers. These rules ensure that there are minimum standards for the safety and quality of all e-cigarettes and refill containers.

The MHRA is the competent authority for enforcing these rules and as part of this safety concerns for these products from healthcare professionals and members of the public are now being collected by the MHRA through the Yellow Card scheme.

For further information please visit the MHRA webpage.