IBVTA launches first ever comprehensive guide to battery stewardship
Utilizing the sector-leading expertise of the IBVTA’s steering committee, with significant engagement from external stakeholders, the IBVTA have produced the first comprehensive guide to battery stewardship for the UK vaping sector.
The guide will assist any size vape business, producer or vendor, with compliance for supply to the UK market of vaping devices containing integrated batteries and portable batteries for use in vaping devices.
The document content is broken down into detailed sections, designed to make the guide easy to navigate for persons engaged at any point in the supply chain, regardless of their technical and/or regulatory experience. Several sections also include Best Practice Guidance, providing readers of any experience level a clear take-home message from the section.
The IBVTA’s battery stewardship guide offers your business a unique reference document, bringing together all the relevant regulation and guidance. This comprehensive guide has been produced with significant contribution by Kent County Council Trading Standards, the IBVTA’s primary authority partnership uniquely focused on the independent vaping sector. Additional contributing UK government stakeholders include the Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Speaking on the launch of the guide, Chief Executive, Gillian Golden said, “Battery stewardship is an issue the IBVTA takes very seriously. This guidance is unique in the vaping sector as it is the first ever guide designed to assist all businesses in getting the best from their supply chain, wherever they sit within it. It will be of immense value and importance to producers, importers and vaping retailers.’’
Wendy May, our Primary Authority Trading Standards Officer at Kent County Council said, “It has been a rewarding experience working in partnership with the IBVTA and a number of Government departments to produce this Battery Steward guidance, ensuring accurate information is available for their members and the wider vaping community’’.
This comprehensive guide is just one of a range of benefits available through the IBVTA to support your business, come and join us today! Join up as a member or contact us with any questions you might have. You can download an executive summary of the guide here. Alternatively, to purchase the IBVTA’s Battery Stewardship Guide in PDF Format for the one-off price of £50, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.