Regulating tobacco and vaping products: Vaping products regulations

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Vaping Products Labelling and Packaging Regulations

The Vaping Products Labelling and Packaging Regulations (VPLPR) set out requirements in two parts: labelling requirements pursuant to the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA); and labelling requirements, child-resistant container requirements and those relating to the maximum nicotine concentration pursuant to the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health warnings for vaping products are incorporated by reference in the VPLPR. The single prescribed warning can be found in the List of Health Warnings for Vaping Products.

Vaping Products Promotion Regulations

The Vaping Products Promotion Regulations (VPPR) set out requirements in two parts: Part 1 for requirements related to advertising and point of sale promotions of vaping products, and Part 2 for required information in advertising of vaping products.

For more details about the VPPR, see Vaping Products Promotion Regulations: Information Sheet.

Health warnings for vaping product advertising were incorporated by reference in the VPPR. For more details, see List of Health Warnings for Vaping Product Advertising.

Nicotine Concentration in Vaping Products Regulations

The Nicotine Concentration in Vaping Products Regulations (NCVPR) establish a maximum nicotine concentration of 20 mg/mL for vaping products manufactured or imported for sale in Canada. The NCVPR also prohibit the packaging and sale of vaping products if the nicotine concentration displayed on the package exceeds 20 mg/mL.

Regulations Excluding Certain Vaping Products Regulated Under the Food and Drugs Act from the Application of the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act

These Regulations exclude certain categories of vaping products authorized under the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) from the application of the TVPA in cases where they do not cause tobacco or vaping-related harms and/or already have sufficient oversight under the provisions and regulations of the FDA.

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