Philippine FDA to Ban Flavored E-Cigarette Products in 2022

Effective May 25, 2022, Philippines FDA will prohibit flavored e-cigarettes and additives besides regular tobacco or menthol.

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced to all stakeholders, government agencies, and the public that effective May 25, 2022, the manufacturing, trading, distribution, importation, wholesale, retail, and online retail/wholesale of flavored electronic cigarette liquids will no longer be permitted.


According to Republic Act No. 11467 and its implementing rules and regulations, the manufacture, trade, distribution, importation, wholesale, retail, and online sale or wholesale of flavored electronic cigarette products (ECPs) other than ordinary tobacco or ordinary menthol are prohibited.


Furthermore, as stated in Executive Order 106, it should be prohibited to add electronic cigarette liquids that have been proven or suspected to be attractive or enticing to individuals under the age of twenty-one (21), toxic, harmful, addictive, or allergenic.


If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact CCHUHSRR at (02) 857-1900 local 8107 or 8113, or through email at


Click to download: FDA Announcement Number 2022-1069.


Source: Philippine Food and Drug Administration


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