The following is a useful overview that shows you the steps that are generally taken during regulatory rulemaking. As you can tell from this map, the FDA’s deeming regulations are currently at step 8 and we’re only one step away from the final part of the process.
National Call to Action: Tell the White House to urge FDA to re-work the deeming regulations so that life-saving vapor products can remain on the market!
This article discuss the need for a new “Grandfather Date” for deemed tobacco products like e-cigarettes, FDA’s authority to establish such a new date, and potential alternative dates.
This article summarizes the Tobacco Control Act requirements that would apply to e-vapor companies if the proposed Deeming Regulation is finalized. It is critically important for e-vapor companies to prepare for regulation, as we now know that FDA’s Final Rule for the Deeming Regulation has been sent to OMB/OIRA for review.
We’re just adding some of the finishing touches to the website and putting a few things in place for a soft launch this evening. Due to the current travel schedule We would rather take this resource live now instead of in the week of November 10th, 2015. We’re looking forward to providing you the resource we have envisioned this site will be.
Today the FDA’s final deeming regulations pertaining to the manufacturing and marketing of vapor products and electronic cigarettes has been send to the OIRA (Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs) at the OMB (Office of Management and Budget).
Thank you for taking the time to visit this new resource for vapers and industry stakeholders. It has taken quite a lot of time to get this website up and running but that’s mostly been because there was no point in launching it until the FDA deeming regulations were sent off to the OIRA at OMB.