Labelling guidelines – first step on the road to Malaysian regulation?

Malaysian manufacturers of e-liquids are now required to adhere to new labelling guidelines. At present, the guidelines apply only to non-nicotine e-liquids – but there are high hopes they may represent the first step towards wider regulation of the vapour industry.

Malaysia Vape Hub’s chief operating officer Fadzil Shah told ECigIntelligence: “Many traders are starting to sell e-liquids and get into the vape business, but it is becoming a little haphazard, like selling goods at a pasar malam [night market].

“Brewers are selling the e-liquids for cheap and are into all sorts of marketing gimmicks, and that is because there are no clear regulations. It is messy.”

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Freddie Dawson

Senior news editor
Freddie studied at King’s College, London and City University and worked for publications including The Times, The Malay Mail, PathfinderBuzz and Solar Summary before joining the ECigIntelligence team. He has extensive experience in covering fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), manufacturing and technological innovation.

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