- 10 May
- SMOKO E-Cigarettes
SMOKO is now a proud member of the Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA), which formally recognises its compliance with the Industry Standard of Excellence.
The ECITA is the UK’s leading industry body for e-cigarettes and vaping, formed to ensure e-cigarette retailers meet a regulatory standard to ensure the future of the industry as a whole. Being an accredited member means SMOKO can demonstrate its commitment to excellence and further marks its stance as an industry leader.
Industry Standard of Excellence
ECITA created the Industry Standard of Excellence (ISE) as a framework with which to accredit members. Customers can be confident in the quality, safety and superiority of SMOKO products and services.
The ECITA is active in the current debates regarding e-cigarette regulation and has garnered support from the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency - a government agency with responsibility for standards of safety, quality and performance), which will hopefully lead to greater credibility for the industry with the government as a whole.
Benefits of membership
The ECITA website gives advice and information on regulations, science and tech as well as the economic and political changes the industry goes through. They have a separate section for non members covering the science of e-cigarettes as well as general information about regulation - an excellent resource to keep up with the fast-moving changes that are happening at the moment.
Auditing and compliance
ECITA have produced the ISE Audit Programme guidebook, against which ECITA members are tested in all aspects of the regulatory requirements for the safe and legal sale of e-cigarettes.
Each member’s e-liquid (whether in the form of bottled liquid, pre-filled cartridges or cartomisers) is also tested to ensure that the nicotine levels are correct and there are no other contaminants present. The ISE also covers everything from packaging to online selling and has been endorsed by Trading Standards.
SMOKO’s flavours are now produced in the UK and this assurance, along with ECITA membership, means you can be sure you’re getting a safe, legal and high quality product. Of course, it’s always been this way - but now we have the certification to prove it! Check here for our new flavours and take a look at our new look packaging.