Table 1

Examples of descriptive terms for nicotine products, organised by their implications

Implies lower riskImplies novelty or innovationOverly broadArguably neutral
Heat-not-burn productsAlternative tobacco products (ATP)Conventional tobacco productsCommercial tobacco
Harm reduction productsAlternative and emerging tobacco products (ATP)Nicotine productsCombustible/ed tobacco
Modified risk tobacco product (MRTPModern oralNon-cigarette tobacco productsElectronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes)
Nicotine vaping products (NVP)New and emerging nicotine productsOther tobacco products (OTP)Electronic nicotine delivery devices (ENDS)
Potentially reduced exposure products (PREP)New and emerging tobacco delivery productsTobacco and other nicotine products (ToNic)Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)
Reduced-risk products (RRP)Newer and novel nicotine and tobacco products (NNNTPs)Tobacco productsElectronic nicotine devices (END)
Smokeless tobaccoNext generation products (NGP)Traditional tobaccoElectronic nicotine product
Vaporised nicotine products (VNP)Novel and emerging productsElectronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS)
Novel tobacco and nicotine productsElectronic smoking devices (ESD)
‘Nth generation’Heated tobacco products
Non-combustible nicotine products (NCNP)
Non-combustible/ed tobacco
Oral tobacco
Oral nicotine products
Tobacco Heating Products