Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) Compliance
At NorthWest Vape we are ready to navigate through all upcoming legislation, including the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) which comes into effect in May 2016.
This ensures that all our products will be TPD compliant.
You can be assured that our own brand of NorthWest Vape E-liquid is a Fully Compliant e liquid
Please see below.....
Full and complete implementation of technical dossiers for all our e-liquid variants, in compliance with TPD.·
Full batch documentation & traceability system in place to establish the product specification, working instructions, weights, measurements and test results·
(Every bottle of Northwest Vape once filled is weighed for accuracy).(Strict GMP procedures are in place for manufacture, batch release, storage, training, cleaning, hygiene, quality control. ·
Liquid is manufactured to stringent specifications and every batch produced is GCMS & HCLP analysed for purity, nicotine concentration and known and unknown impurities.·
(Higher quality ingredients = longer lasting flavours and a better vape) Flavorings are Grade A+ BRC Global Food Safety Standard. ·
All ingredients are supplied with full certification of analysis (COE) and are certified free from all known carcinogenic toxicants, respiratory sensitisers, diacetyl, pentane 2,3 dione, diethylene glycol, Ethylene glycol, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolien and all known metals.·
(Higher quality ingredients = longer lasting flavours and a better vape) (Nicotine, PG & VG is EP ( European Pharmacopeia ) grade used within the Pharmaceutical & food industries. ·
(Higher quality ingredients = longer lasting flavours and a better vape) All e-liquid ingredients are sourced & made in the UK ·
(the clean room 7 could easily be upgraded to a clean room 6 - 'making it the only one of it's kind in the country'(Liquid mixing & filling is carried out in a certified ISO 7 clean rooms.
ISO 9001:2008 quality management system accredited·
ISO 13485:2003 (MHRA) to manufacture medical devices·
MHRA GMP Certified
For any e-liquid to become TPD compliant you need to follow the strict proceedures listed below.....
TPD / PAS 54115 REQUIREMENTS
Facility must have an accredited pharmaceutical manufacturing accreditation. (GMP / Clean Room 8)
To maintain consistent continuous quality, the facility must have accredited process controls in place and managed by a sufficiently experienced competent person. (ISO 9001)
Batch traceability on ALL liquid ingredients, recorded during the manufacturing process. This also applies to ingredient suppliers and their quality processes, this ensures FULL TRACEABILITY back to source for all ingredient components, in the event of a product recall.
Unique batch numbering and expiry date on all finished product.
All ingredients must be certified EP/Pharma / food grade quality to the highest possible purity.
All flavourings and ingredients must be tested and certified free from carcinogenic toxicants, respiratory sensitisers, diacetyl, pentane 2,3 dione, Diethylene glycol, Ethylene glycol, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein and all metals – Cadmium, chromium, iron, lead, mercury and nickel.
Manufacturers must produce and maintain a TECHNICAL DOSSIER on each liquid variant, recording: contact details, specification, stability data, ingredient formulations with analytical data and batch records, copies of risk assessments, manufacturing processes and validation, copies of certification for all processes and ingredients, copies of all test reports, including assay reports GC-MS, post and pre analyses, stability / shelf life data, copies of toxicological risk assessments, packaging, instructions, customer complaints & corrective actions.
Toxicological Risk assessments on all ingredients and finished products.
Pre and post testing on all manufactured batches and ingredients.
Emission test reports on finished products.