FDA Issues 'ANPRM' on Flavors in Tobacco Products

FDA issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products

Submit your comments by June 19, 2018 to protect the tobacco industry! 

 March 20, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information related to the role that flavors play in tobacco products. 

View the unpublished Proposed Rule by the FDA: Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products

Request for Comments and Information

FDA is seeking comments, data, research results, and other information related to flavored tobacco products. FDA is seeking information relating to the following: 

(1) Artificial or natural flavor additives, compunds, constituents, or ingredients or any other flavoring ingredient in a tobacco product, including its component or parts

(2) The multisensory experience of a flavor during use of tobacco products

(3) Flavor representations (including descriptors), either explicit or implicit, in or on the labeling, advertising, and packaging of tobacco products

(4) Any other means that impart flavor or represent that tobacco products are flavored


Comments are due by June 19, 2018

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