Tobacco Products

Listing of Ingredients in Tobacco Products

April 2018

Recent Natural Disasters

For entities who need additional time to comply with the Nov. 8, 2018, deadline because they were directly impacted by recent natural disasters, please send an email to FDA at The Agency will assess each situation on a case-by-case basis.

Note: The revised guidance assists manufacturers and importers to submit ingredient listings and provides clarification on the process. FDA previously extended the compliance deadlines for ingredient listing requirements for manufacturers and importers of newly-deemed tobacco products as follows:

  • May 8, 2018 for non-small-scale tobacco product manufacturers
  • November 8, 2018 for small-scale tobacco product manufacturers

Learn more about how to Submit Ingredient Listing for Tobacco Products

This guidance document is intended to assist persons making tobacco product ingredient submissions to FDA. This guidance is intended for manufacturers and importers of cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll your own tobacco (RYO), smokeless tobacco, and those tobacco products subject to FDA's final rule, Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (81 FR 28974, May 10, 2016) (the deeming rule).

Learn more about how to Submit Ingredient Listing for Tobacco Products.

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Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Document Control Center

Building 71, Room G335
Silver Spring, MD 20993-002

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