Blog: Our Insights
Your resource for industry news and updates from Broughton.

What manufacturers should know about the medical ...

December 3, 2021

Broughton's Head of Regulatory Affairs, Lloyd Smart has recently published an article with the leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter.

The race to register e-cigarettes as medicinal ...

November 30, 2021

Broughton's Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen shares his opinion with Financial Times about e-cigarettes on the NHS.

Broughton Scientist forging a new toxicology ...

November 19, 2021

Aligned with Broughton’s belief in realizing harm reduction, Principal Scientist, Frazer Lowe discusses a scientific paper that he ...

Joining the global pharmaceutical industry at CPhI

November 9, 2021

Broughton's Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen, and Technical Sales Administrator, Curtis Gallagher join with leading global ...

UK MHRA announce the latest guidance on ...

October 29, 2021

Broughton's Head of Regulatory Affairs, Lloyd Smart discusses the latest UK Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) ...

FDA final rule for PMTA applications

October 28, 2021

Broughton's Head of Regulatory Affairs, Lloyd Smart discusses Food and Drug Administration (FDA) final ruling for Premarket Tobacco Product ...

Australia tightens existing nicotine vaping laws ...

October 12, 2021

Broughton's Head of Regulatory Affairs, Lloyd Smart discusses the Australian Government's recent announcement regarding existing nicotine ...

GTNF 2021 - Industry reflections

October 8, 2021

Broughton's Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr Nveed Chaudhary shares his post-event reflections on Global Tobacco Nicotine Forum (GTNF) 2021.

ENDS companies left in the lurch

September 20, 2021

Broughton Head of Scientific Affairs, Paul Hardman has recently published an article with leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter.

Broughton Employees take on 600-mile challenge ...

September 17, 2021

Broughton employees take on 600-mile challenge and dragon boat race to raise funds for a mental health charity

Broughton join world-leading experts at GTNF 2021

September 17, 2021

Broughton Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen shares his thoughts ahead of this year's Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) taking ...

FDA update - disappointing news or an opportunity?

September 10, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr. Nveed Chaudhary shares his thoughts on yesterday's announcement from the Food and Drug ...

What the latest FDA updates mean for ENDS ...

September 7, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr. Nveed Chaudhary shares his thoughts on the latest Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates ...

Clinical trials, timescales, and supplementing ...

August 9, 2021

Broughton asked industry expert, Dr Ian Fearon, to explain the process followed when running clinical trials.

Deficiency letters - common causes and how to ...

August 5, 2021

Broughton Head of Scientific Affairs, Paul Hardman has today published an article with leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter that ...

Achieving a sustainable smoke-free future is the ...

July 27, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr. Nveed Chaudhary, discusses the global challenges the ENDS industry faces to achieve a smoke-free ...

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for ...

June 16, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr. Nveed Chaudhary, summarises the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Tobacco ...

FDA PMTA 90-day deficiency letters – what next?

June 1, 2021

Broughton Head of Scientific Affairs, Paul Hardman outlines factors that can lead to data gaps in Premarket Tobacco Product  Applications ...

We’ve officially left the EU, but what does ...

May 13, 2021

Broughton Director of Product Safety and Compliance, Yvonne Wilding, discusses implications of Brexit on the international ENDS market. 

Broughton welcomes Paul Hardman as our new Head ...

May 6, 2021

Broughton is delighted to announce that Paul Hardman joins as Head of Scientific Affairs. This latest appointment further bolsters the ...

FDA - Clarification on General Enforcement ...

April 30, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr Nveed Chaudhary shares his thoughts on the latest FDA announcement, ‘Clarification on General ...

Broughton is delighted to sponsor and present at ...

April 13, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr. Nveed Chaudhary to present the future challenges of the ENDS regulatory battleground and the ...

Innovate to accelerate. Blue-sky thinking hub.

March 30, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr Nveed Chaudhary announces the launch of our Blue-sky thinking hub aimed at nicotine, pharmaceutical, ...

What’s next for Tobacco Use and Next Generation ...

March 5, 2021

Broughton Dr Nveed Chaudhary, Chief Regulatory Officer discusses the EU's stance on Next Generation Products and what this means for ...

90 days and counting - PMTA Deficiency Letter

February 23, 2021

Broughton  Dr Nveed Chaudhary, Chief Regulatory Officer, discusses Deficiency Letters and data gap fulfillment and why the time to act is ...

Dr Nveed Chaudhary joins Broughton and discusses ...

February 19, 2021

Broughton Chief Regulatory Officer, Dr. Nveed Chaudhary discusses business growth and Broughton’s plans to extend its service portfolio ...

PMTA - The Final Rule

February 3, 2021

Broughton Regulatory Operations Manager, Emily Saunders, discusses FDAs announcement on the final ruling for PMTA applications.

ToxHQ System For Product Formulation

January 20, 2021

Broughton Director of Product Safety and Compliance, Yvonne Wilding, discusses a leading-edge software tool designed and in use at ...

Sensitivity of analytical methods - LOD/LOQ

December 16, 2020

Broughton Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen, discusses the sensitivity of analytical methods appropriate for Toxicological assessment ...

Join us at the American College of Toxicology ...

November 12, 2020

Broughton, Director of Product Safety and Compliance, Yvonne Wilding and Principal Scientist, Louise Neilson will be in attendance and ...

What does the new TPPI guidance mean to ENDS ...

November 6, 2020

Broughton Director of Product Safety and Compliance, Yvonne Wilding, looks at the recent Tobacco Product Perception and Intention studies ...

Post Market Requirements - A journey, not a ...

October 16, 2020

Broughton , Director of Product Safety and Compliance, Yvonne Wilding has recently published an article with leading sector publication ...

Potential delay to Revision of the Tobacco ...

October 1, 2020

Emily Saunders, Regulatory Operations Manager, takes a look at the potential delay to the Tobacco Product Directive (TPD3) and the future ...

Hot Topic - Comparative Regulations, GTNF 2020

September 14, 2020

Broughton announce, Chief Scientific Officer to join panel discussion at GTNF 2020

Elemental Analysis of e-Cigarettes: Pushing the ...

September 11, 2020

Broughton, Senior Project Scientist, will participate in a webinar hosted by Separation Science, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific. 

PMTA - Where next?

September 7, 2020

As the September 9th, 2020 PMTA deadline rapidly approaches, our Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen, takes a look at the current US ...

Counting Down to the PMTA deadline.

September 3, 2020

Broughton, Chief Scientific Officer has recently published an article with leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter – Counting Down to ...

Broughton explain the importance of ...

August 19, 2020

Broughton are pleased to take part in Thermo Fisher Scientific’s video series - Charlie Chats. 

Measuring up

August 13, 2020

Broughton, Chief Scientific Officer has recently published an article with leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter – Measuring up

Blog: Safety Evaluation of Extractables and ...

July 23, 2020

Broughton announce new webinar.

Skin sensitization in silico protocol

July 17, 2020

In silico methods for the prediction of toxicity are becoming more widely used in the field of toxicology.

A Guide To Toxicology Risk Assessments

June 11, 2020

Broughton  has produced an infographic to explain the process for toxicology risk assessments for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems ...

Virtual reality - time to get creative!

June 5, 2020

Broughton, Marketing Manager discusses changing times, virtual events and embracing technology.

What is Toxicology for ENDS

May 19, 2020

This article provides an overview of the different types of toxicological studies typically undertaken, and how they support regulatory ...

Blog: Expansion of Toxicology team at Broughton

May 1, 2020

Broughton announce expansion of Toxicology team directed by Yvonne Wilding.

Breaking news: PMTA deadline extension agreed

April 22, 2020

Extension of the Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) deadline, requested by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) due to the ...

Update on Premarket Tobacco Product Application ...

April 6, 2020

A recent announcement from The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the Premarket Tobacco Authorization (PMTA) final ruling means that the ...

FDA requests PMTA deadline extension

March 31, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested an extension to the Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) deadline due to ...

Broughton launches toxicology services department ...

March 4, 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Broughton has launched an in-house toxicology services division to increase our capacity and introduce ...

Broughton to attend Society for Research on ...

February 27, 2020

Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) is a four-day event that provides attendees with an opportunity to exchange knowledge ...

Safeguarding the smoking gun

February 19, 2020

Alan Hutchinson, Principal Scientist at Broughton, has recently published an article with Laboratory News; the leading magazine for UK ...

ENDS manufacturers encouraged to take the lead on ...

January 31, 2020

Are you confused by the ENDS flavor debate? Dr. Ian Fearon, Broughton subject matter expert for clinical studies, has recently published an ...

US ENDS total flavor ban? Not quite.

January 3, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published final guidance regarding Enforcement Priorities for Electronic Nicotine Delivery ...

US ENDS market at its crossroads

December 16, 2019

Turn left or turn right?

Broughton launch service to help determine impact ...

December 10, 2019

We’re delighted to announce that Broughton has recently launched an in-house service focused on enabling companies in the Electronic ...

Join us at ENDS US 2019

November 26, 2019

ENDS US 2019 is the ideal place to keep up with the ever-changing knowledge base required to operate in the nicotine products industry; the ...

Broughton research facility gathers pace with ...

November 19, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Broughton has made a series of major business transactions to meet the demands of our growing portfolio.

Next Generation Nicotine Delivery 2019

October 31, 2019

One of Europe's leading nicotine product conferences is in London on 5th and 6th November. Head over to the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch to ...

What does the Proposed Rule mean for ENDS ...

October 22, 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a “Proposed Rule” for the Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) sector. ...

FDA proposes additions to the HPHC list

August 9, 2019

 

The 10-month PMTA deadline is confirmed.

July 15, 2019

 

ENDS HPHCs - What's new and why?

July 10, 2019

As we mentioned in our previous article, Final PMTA guidance has arrived – what’s changed?, FDA has modified the list of constituents or ...

A team challenge in the sun

June 26, 2019

Recently the Broughton team took part in a fun afternoon together in Wycoller Country Park, Lancashire. A test of knowledge, creativity and ...

Final PMTA guidance has arrived – What’s changed?

June 21, 2019

 

Maryland ruling - will this bring the PMTA ...

June 17, 2019

Do e-cigarette flavors increase cardiovascular ...

June 13, 2019

 

Have you got your PMTA team in place?

May 24, 2019

 

What is a PMTA?

May 8, 2019

 

It's all ENDS in Miami

May 3, 2019

 

Could clarity for US ENDS companies be imminent?

April 3, 2019

The latest statement from FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, outlines the agency’s actions to ensure sound regulation of tobacco products, ...

Latest guidance issued by FDA on requirements for ...

March 27, 2019

Tobacco product manufacturers are required to comply with certain requirements under Section 904(a) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic ...

Broughton expands its nicotine services business

March 21, 2019

We are delighted to officially announce the recent launch of Broughton Limited, a spin-off from the long-established Broughton. The new ...

Is a week a long time in the US ENDS industry?

March 14, 2019

It appears so, following a series of significant recent FDA announcements regarding Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituent (HPHC) ...

Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents ...

March 12, 2019

BACKGROUND

Schedule a meeting with the FDA Center for ...

February 20, 2019

FDA regulated industries, including the ENDS industry, have few opportunities to engage with the FDA and receive valuable, bespoke product ...

PMTA readiness update from the Keller and Heckman ...

February 7, 2019

Jan 2019, Miami, USA.

The Flavours Conundrum

December 11, 2018

Hot on the heels of the Next Generation Nicotine event in London, the ENDS US conference took place on the 5th through the 7th of December ...

Event Coverage of the Keller and Heckman E-Vapor ...

November 15, 2018

Time passes by but the regulatory uncertainty in the US market shows no sign of ending.

Next Generation Nicotine Delivery Conference 2018 ...

November 15, 2018

‘This runaway train has no brakes.’

What Every ENDS Company Should be Doing Leading ...

September 6, 2018

Save the date. Monday 22nd October is looking like a key day for the US ENDS industry.

E-cigarette Safety. The Evidence is Growing

July 5, 2018

Electronic cigarettes are battery powered electronic devices that enable delivery of nicotine to a user without the combustion processes of ...

Vape and the FDA Event Coverage

July 3, 2018

Last week we attended the Vape and the FDA event hosted by the Vapor Technology Association (VTA) in Washington DC.  It was great to catch ...

How to Assess Your Contract Laboratory for HPHC ...

May 15, 2018

Maintaining regulatory compliance is a key factor in keeping your Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) products on the market.  A ...

Vaping Goes Mainstream: Implementing Regulatory ...

February 14, 2018

Photo by: R&D Magazine Leslie Henderson, our Operations Directory at Broughton, became a co-guest writer on R&D Magazine with ...

Broughton to Present at 2nd Annual E-Vapor and ...

January 24, 2018

Chris Allen, Managing Director of Broughton, is pleased to present at Keller and Heckman's 2nd Annual E-Vapor and Tobacco Law Symposium in ...

FDA UPDATE - Extension of Certain Tobacco Product ...

November 14, 2017

The FDA has issued its latest guidance to the tobacco product industry, including Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). The guidance ...

Broughton Presents at Next Generation Nicotine ...

November 13, 2017

One of Europe's leading nicotine product conference is in London this week.

The PMTA Deadline is Now 2022. What Should I Do ...

August 10, 2017

On Friday, July 28th, the FDA issued a press release announcing the new plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation.  There has been much ...

Tar Wars - Episode 2

July 26, 2017

With confusion and uncertainty on all sides surrounding the FDA regulations, the ENDS industry came together once again for the Vape and ...

ENDS 2017

June 15, 2017

The key strapline echoed by many key figures within the industry was ‘the FDA regulations are here to stay, and we just have to deal with ...

Broughton to Exhibit at ENDS Conference

May 17, 2017

Broughton , an MHRA and FDA inspected GMP analytical services laboratory that has been testing Nicotine products since 2010, will be ...

Tar Wars - Episode 1

May 10, 2017

A fascinating debate and discussion were order of the day once again at the latest E-Cig Summit. After the success of the UK events this ...

UPDATE: FDA defers enforcement of all future PMTA ...

May 5, 2017

FDA Announced on 3rd May, 2017 that all outstanding compliance deadlines for PMTA have been extended by 3 Months 

Key PMTA submission deadline – 30th June 2017

April 24, 2017

  On May 10th, 2016, FDA issued a final rule extending its tobacco product authority to all tobacco products (except for accessories of ...

TPD Deadline Day Looming!

April 12, 2017

On the 20thMay 2016 the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations implemented the TPD (Tobacco Products Directive). This regulation set out ...

Next Generation Nicotine Delivery 2016 – What a ...

November 23, 2016

It was the same conference last year where many in the vaping industry realised that changes were coming with regards to the regulations. ...

What has been learned from the Tobacco Products ...

November 9, 2016

  With only a couple of weeks left until the 19th of November we have helped many clients ensure their products are TPD compliant and we ...

Tobacco Products Directive: European Commission ...

July 21, 2016

We have just announced via email to our followers regarding further clarification from the MHRA. Subsequent guidance has been provided by ...

CJEU Advocate General Opinion, EU Tobacco ...

February 19, 2016

Since the issue of the EU Tobacco Products Directive of 2014, many counter arguments have been put forward against certain aspects of the ...

Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) - Article 20, ...

February 19, 2016

The Next Generation Nicotine Delivery 2015 Conference in London a few weeks ago was an invaluable event for the industry. A lot of the ...
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