The FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017

On Feb 21 2017, Congressman Cole (OK.) andCongressman Bishop (GA.), set forward the "FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017." This hotly anticipated legislation would correct the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to change the Proposed date for recently regarded tobacco items, guarantee that authorizing and promoting rules set for vaping items are useful, and push the FDA to set up item norms for e-cigarette  batteries.

While there is contradiction about whether certain tobacco items ought to be controlled or not, there ought to be understanding that new directions ought to apply to items advancing, and not retroactively Congressman Cole insisted, adding, Inconsistent rules like this will be unfavorable and out of line to numerous producers and organizations. This enactment safeguards the FDA's capacity to manage these items on part with cigarettes, granddads as of now accessible items and after that requires the FDA's endorsement before any new item is presented.
February 21, 2017 by LCF Labs

The benefits of using a 3rd party E-juice co-packer (Manufacturer)

Benefits of using a manufacturer to make your E-juice.

Here is the Deal...

While there are still many DYI E-juice brands, it seems like there is a better potential of pros for having someone else make your E-juice and let me tell you why. Other than sharing your special E-juice recipe, I see no other cons in choosing to manufacture with a co-packer.Even then, there are always contracts that can protect all parties. So let me just dive in to the pros.

  • a co-packer can predict overhead costs and eliminate the unnecessary spending. This ultimately means cost preparation and reduction in spending that can be allocated to different parts of your business.
  • Lead Time. If you do not have a manufacturing and processing line, you are definitely going to be running into a ton of packing time. Reducing lead time effects how fast you can get your product to your consumers and the world.
  • A co-packer can use their extensive experiences to help you with your product.
  • BULK BULK BULK. A manufacturer can always buy better in bulk than an individual or small business. This means better savings!
  •  A manufacturer will have production lines that can make co-packing as easy as just making an order.
  • R&D. research and development is key to survival and growth. A Manufacturer has his own team that is in house and an help you reach where you need to be.

It is evident that having a manufacturer make your juice is much more beneficial to your company. And Finally, make sure they are clean and certified!!

 

December 30, 2016 by LCF Labs

Understanding VG PG for dummies

Understanding VG PG for dummies

In simple words,

PG stands for Propylene Glycol, a petroleum by-item. The liquid has no scent or shading, and is less thick than VG. In vaping it is utilized to give a 'throat hit', which a few clients claim is like the sensation experienced when smoking tobacco. It likewise conveys season more adequately than VG, which means it's the most regularly utilized suspension liquid for flavor concentrates and nicotine.Vegetable glycerin is a significantly thicker arrangement, contrasted with polypropylene glycol. It has a slower assimilation rate for wicks and atomizers.

Why do manufactures use VG and PG? Well the VG helps the e-juice produce a thicker cloud and lets the juice last longer, while the PG brings the flavor out more and adds to the throat hit just a little. The PG also allows the e-juice to wick faster because it is less viscous, allowing the cotton to absorb the e-juice faster. 

December 16, 2016 by LCF Labs

What Does PMTA's Mean For Us?

The deeming regulation’s ambiguous language and confusing references to various regulations, coupled with conflicting information passed along during FDA’s teleconference last week has left the vaping industry and vapers questioning the future of e-liquids and e-cigarettes in the U.S.

The FDA's revised compliance policy for premarket review is intended to balance the public health concerns, while allowing the Agency to more efficiently manage the flow of incoming applications, and encourage high-quality premarket submissions from applicants.

According to FDA, the Agency established staggered “compliance periods” for e-liquids and e-cigs to enable FDA to balance concerns regarding the extended availability of newly deemed vaping products without scientific review, to address concerns regarding flavored tobacco products' appeal to youth, and to consider emerging evidence that some adults “may potentially use certain flavored tobacco products to transition away from combusted tobacco use.”

The deadline schedule is based on the expected complexity of the applications to be submitted, followed by continued compliance periods for FDA review such that enforcement discretion will end twelve months after each initial compliance period.

 

 

November 18, 2016 by LCF Labs