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FDA clears Philip Morris's heat-not-burn IQOS tobacco device for sale in US

Following a review of about two years, the FDA determined that authorizing the device for sale in the US market was 'appropriate for the protection of public health'

Reuters 

TheUSFoodandDrugAdministrationonTuesdaysaiditwouldallowPhilipMorristosellaheatedtobaccoproductcalledIQOSintheUnitedStates,amajorvictoryfortheinternationaltobaccogiantasitlookstosellmorealternativestotraditionalcigarettes. Followingareviewofabouttwoyears,theFDAdeterminedthatauthorizingthedeviceforsaleintheU.S.marketwas"appropriatefortheprotectionofpublichealth"becausetheproductsproduce"fewerorlowerlevelsofsometoxinsthancombustiblecigarettes." Unlikecombustiblecigarettes,the ...

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First Published: Thu, May 09 2019. 15:03 IST
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