US FDA may set precedent with first MDO of vape hardware containing no e-liquid

For the first time ever, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) for a standalone piece of vaping hardware that contains no e-liquid.

The federal agency issued 22 marketing denial orders (MDOs) covering devices, pods, atomisers, and cartridges that form part of an e-cigarette system marketed without an e-liquid by Smok, a brand of China-based Shenzhen IVPS Technology.

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Antonia Di Lorenzo

Assistant news editor
Antonia is a member of the editorial team and holds a masters degree in Law from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. She moved in 2013 to London, where she completed a postgraduate course at the London School of Journalism. In the UK, she worked as a news reporter for a financial newswire and a magazine before moving to Barcelona in 2019.

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