July 8 in the Management of sanitary supervision of food and drug administration stated that “Philip Morris international Inc.” may sell as IQOS product, which reduces the impact on the health of consumers to the harmful chemicals contained in cigarettes. This was reported to news Agency Bloomberg.
According to the news Agency, IQOS heats tobacco rather than burns it, and this process is considered less harmful than Smoking regular cigarettes: “In the past year, the Office for sanitary supervision over the quality of the food and drug administration (FDA) of the United States, analyzing the use of the product with the modified risk level of the company “Philip Morris”, allowed to sell in the US IQOS”.
The Office for sanitary supervision over the quality of the food and drug administration stated that the available evidence suggests that the IQOS system produces less harmful and potentially harmful chemicals. The Office also refer to scientific studies that prove that the complete transition from ordinary cigarettes to the IQOS system significantly reduces the impact of such chemicals on health.
“The company presented data show that the promotion of these products allowed our Department of information may help addicted tobacco adult smokers to give up cigarettes and reduce the risk of contact with harmful chemicals, but only in case of full transition to new products”, said Mitch Zeller, Director of the Center for tobacco products Scientific Advisory Committee of the office for sanitary supervision over quality of foodstuff and medicines of the USA.
The Office for sanitary supervision over quality of foodstuff and medicines of the USA emphasized that this decision does not mean that the products are safe IQOS: “Rather, they may be less harmful alternative to people who would continue to smoke cigarettes.”