Oral Nicotine Pouches

Testing Solutions for White Pouches & Tobacco-Free Nicotine Pouches


Oral nicotine pouches have recently soared in popularity. These pouches can be made with either synthetic or tobacco-derived nicotine, but these products do not contain any nicotine leaf.

McKinney Specialty Labs has validated methods for the following HPHCs in oral nicotine products:

  • TSNAs
  • Metals
  • pH
  • Nicotine
  • Humectants
  • Benzo[a]pyrene
  • Water activity
  • Carbonyls
  • Water
  • Total Bacteria, Yeast, & Mold

Oral Nicotine Product Assays

Oral Nicotine Pouches
Method Description
AM-031 TSNAs in Tobacco Free Nicotine Products: NAB, NAT, NNK, NNN
AM-052 Metals by ICP/MS: Arsenic, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Nickel, Selenium, Cobalt
AM-071 pH in Smokeless Tobacco by pH Meter
AM-072 Nicotine Content in Smokeless Tobacco by GC-FID
AM-090 Humectants in Smokeless Tobacco by GC-FID: Glycerol, Propylene glycol,Triethylene glycol (TEG), Ethylene glycol (EG), Diethylene glycol (DEG)
AM-125 Benzo[a]pyrene in Smokeless Tobacco
AM-233 Water Activity in Smokeless Tobacco
AM-240 Select Carbonyls in Tobacco by UPLC-MS/MS: Acrolein
AM-285 Karl Fischer Titration of Water in Tobacco-Free Nicotine Pouches
TOX-011 Total Yeast/Mold Count – FDA BAM: 8ed. Ch18 Total Aerobic Plate Count – AOAC 966.23

Please reach out to our team for more information for your next validation project.