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Medical devices and regulatory compliance – know your geographical market

Medical devices and regulatory compliance – know your geographical market

With hundreds of medical device companies continuously producing new, innovative technologies to improve and expand on their product ranges as well as an ever-increasing demand for these important devices, the global medical device market value is predicted to rise to $483.8 billion by 2022. But…

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Public Health England reviews the evidence on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco

Public Health England reviews the evidence on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco

The effects of vaping on public health remains a newsworthy and interesting topic of discussion, with a range of views and opinions. Public Health England (PHE) is committed to reviewing the evidence regarding e-cigarette use and the effects of vaping on consumer health. PHE has…

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Toxicological risk assessment – the intelligent way to evaluate medical devices

Toxicological risk assessment – the intelligent way to evaluate medical devices

From adhesive bandages to audiometers, container-closure systems to catheters, and stethoscopes to scalpels – medical devices cover an impressive range of healthcare products. Of course, different types of medical device have varying levels of human health risk associated with them. For example, examination gloves worn…

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The advantages of screening your e-liquid ingredients

The advantages of screening your e-liquid ingredients

As anybody involved in the ENDS industry will know, taking your product from the drawing board onto the market is a long and complicated process, especially with the new regulations such as TPD2 in the EU now in force. It’s easy to imagine the disappointment…

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What risk does vaping pose to consumer health?

What risk does vaping pose to consumer health?

Vape clouds might seem innocent enough, especially if they are sweet-smelling and pleasant to inhale. However, that plume of fragrant fog is actually a complex array of chemical components, some of which are potentially harmful to human health. Even if your e-liquid formulation is fairly…

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How safe are E-liquid ingredients?

How safe are E-liquid ingredients?

Having a diverse product range is an important part of any consumer business. E‑cigarette companies are no different. E-cigs have an impressive array of different flavours, types of vaping device, nicotine strengths and varying propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerin (VG) ratios. Each product and…

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Everything you need to know about E-cigarettes and toxicology

Everything you need to know about E-cigarettes and toxicology

You may have noticed that e-cigarettes have become one of the fastest-growing industries in the UK and North America. Walk down your local high street and you’re likely to be engulfed by a candy-floss flavoured plume of vape from a nearby e-cigarette enthusiast, as they…

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