Zhongxin Finance, May 27. According to the official website of China Tobacco on the 27th, the Office of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration and the General Office of the State Administration for Market Regulation issued the "Notice on Regulating the Inspection and Testing of Electronic Cigarettes" to further strengthen the supervision of electronic cigarettes. Ensure the quality and safety of electronic cigarette products, and standardize the work related to electronic cigarette inspection and testing.

  The specific notice is as follows:

  1. Strengthening the management of accreditation

  Institutions undertaking the inspection and testing of electronic cigarettes must obtain the qualification certification of inspection and testing institutions in accordance with the law.

Entrusted by the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, the qualification accreditation of inspection and testing institutions that undertake the inspection and testing required for electronic cigarette supervision is organized and implemented by the State Administration for Market Regulation, and the relevant technical review work is entrusted to the national qualification accreditation tobacco review team.

The qualification accreditation of other electronic cigarette inspection and testing institutions shall be undertaken by the market supervision department of the province (autonomous region, municipality) where they are located.

  2. Standardize inspection and testing activities

  The market supervision department and the tobacco monopoly administrative department shall standardize the inspection and testing activities of electronic cigarettes.

Tobacco monopoly administrative departments shall supervise and manage the relevant business activities carried out by qualified electronic cigarette inspection and testing institutions in accordance with the "Administrative Measures for Electronic Cigarettes".

The market supervision department supervises and manages the e-cigarette inspection and testing institutions that have obtained the qualification in accordance with the "Administrative Measures for the Qualification Accreditation of Inspection and Testing Institutions" and "Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Inspection and Testing Institutions".

Qualified e-cigarette inspection and testing institutions should strictly carry out inspection and testing activities in accordance with relevant requirements, and establish a responsibility traceability system of "whoever counts is responsible, and whoever signs is responsible".

  3. Strengthening capacity building

  The State Tobacco Monopoly Administration and the State Administration for Market Regulation jointly improve the inspection and testing system, support the cross-disciplinary technology integration of e-cigarette inspection and testing institutions, encourage the development of new inspection and testing technologies, new methods and whole-process quality control technology research, and organize proficiency testing.

Qualified e-cigarette inspection and testing institutions should strengthen capacity building in accordance with relevant requirements to ensure that their technical capabilities continue to meet the requirements of qualification accreditation.

  Fourth, strengthen supervision and inspection

  The market supervision department and the tobacco monopoly administrative department shall, according to their respective responsibilities, establish and improve the "double random, one public" supervision and inspection mechanism for electronic cigarette inspection and testing institutions.

Comprehensively use various supervision methods such as supervision and inspection, comparison and verification, and complaint handling, focusing on the supervision of electronic cigarette inspection and testing institutions with imperfect management systems and irregular inspection and testing activities.

  V. Strictly handle violations of laws and regulations

  Tobacco monopoly administrative departments and market supervision departments should strengthen information communication and coordination, and promote joint punishment for dishonesty.

Electronic cigarette inspection and testing institutions and personnel shall be responsible for the authenticity and accuracy of the data and results issued. Tobacco monopoly administrative departments and market supervision departments will seriously deal with existing violations of laws and regulations in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.

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