Standardization of terminology, test methods and product information for vapour products

Vapour products mean any product that is used to transform an e-liquid into an inhalable aerosol and also the e-liquid intended for its transformation into an aerosol. Vapour products also cover a wide range of devices including vapour devices, electronic cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, e-shishas and other similar products as well as their components. The device may be disposable or reusable due to rechargeable batteries, replaceable single use cartridges or a refillable liquid reservoir. It could be also of a fixed or a modular design

Pharmaceutical products are excluded from the scope.

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 4 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:


published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 126/SC 3


ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 126/SC 3


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 126/SC 3/WG 1 Determination of substances in e-liquids Working group
ISO/TC 126/SC 3/WG 3 Analytical methods for the testing of emissions of vapour products Working group


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
CORESTA Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco A

ISO/TC 126/SC 3 - Secretariat

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