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From February of 2022, subscribers will be able to view and filter individual regulatory alerts per region. If you want to get our monthly compilations, visit our alerts Round-up section.

15th June 2022 - Europe, Netherlands |

Netherlands: Market data notification on sales volumes of products in the previous year is required in the Netherlands by 15th June each year.

20th May 2022 - Europe, Netherlands |
Netherlands: The Ministry of Health, Wellbeing and Sports recently told ECigIntelligence that legislation prohibiting e-cigarette flavours is currently being prepared. The ministry also noted that the publication of this legislation for internet consultation is anticipated for this summer, and it is then expected to come into effect in early 2023. The ministry wants to allow 23 flavours for e-cigarettes that taste like tobacco. The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) has investigated whether these 23 flavourings are harmful to health and the research showed that seven could have harmful health effects, so the RIVM is proposing to ban them. According to the RIVM, there is not enough information for the other 16 flavourings to assess the health effects. It has suggested two options: either those 16 substances could also be banned, or they will be allowed because they would help smokers to quit smoking.
25th April 2022 - Europe, Netherlands |

Netherlands: The Ministry of Health, Wellbeing and Sport has confirmed to ECigIntelligence that legislation to prohibit e-cigarette flavours other than tobacco flavour is being prepared and should be published for consultation this summer. The new law, expected to come into effect in early 2023, will allow a limited list of taste-determining additives.

14th April 2022 - Europe, Netherlands |

Netherlands: The e-cigarette flavour ban that was to be introduced on 1st July has been put back six months, the trade association Esigbond reports. The ban will only allow sales of tobacco-flavoured vaping products. Its postponement comes after the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) drew up a list of approved flavourings, which Esigbond says included two isophorone and pyridine that are known to be carcinogenic.

13th April 2022 - Europe, Netherlands |

Netherlands: The vape stores’ trade association Esigbond has complained about sales of illegal disposable e-cigarettes in non-specialist shops, markets and online, media reports. It warns that these products are unregistered, often have too high nicotine levels, and lack Dutch health warnings on the packaging. It says the products are being promoted on social media and calls for their sale to be stopped immediately.

24th March 2022 - Europe, Netherlands |

Netherlands: The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has confirmed to ECigIntelligence that in general it is still allowed to print the names of flavours on the packaging of e-liquids and pods. However, it offered a reminder that flavours will soon be banned in the Netherlands.