The nicotine pouch, or Pouch, is a small pouch to be slipped under the lip, containing natural fibers soaked in nicotine and flavouring, allowing virtually instantaneous absorption of nicotine for 30 to 60 minutes. Inspired by the Swedish SNUS, with no tobacco, no smell and no vapor, the nicotine pouch can be used discreetly wherever vaping/smoking isn't possible.
Snus is a moist tobacco powder packaged in a sachet or packed by hand and placed between the lip and gum. Snus is not authorised in France or the European Union, except in Sweden. The nicotine pouch is not subject to current legislation on tobacco and vape products.
The Pouch is an alternative to cigarettes and vape devices. Discreet, it meets nicotine needs with an almost instant effect at any time of day. Odourless, smoke-free and vapor-free, it delivers the right amount of nicotine without the harmful effects associated with burning tobacco cigarettes.
At Calumette, we're keen to help you take the first step towards giving up smoking, so we've decided to offer the nicotine pouch as an additional tool to complement your stop-smoking strategies, and to make up for those times of day when vaping isn't possible.
The nicotine pouch is placed under the upper lip in contact with the gums and diffuses nicotine for 30 to 60 minutes. Ideally placed, it is invisible. The nicotine and flavourings are released into the body via the oral mucosa under the effect of saliva.
When the nicotine pouch is placed under the lip, a tingling sensation or even a slight burning appears. This is a transitory phenomenon known as the"kick". If the sensation is too unpleasant, simply remove or change the position of the pouch and drink to soothe it. The higher the dose of nicotine or minty flavour in the pouch, the stronger the kick. Once the effect is over, dispose of the used pouch in the bin or recycling bin.
We recommend that you always start with a Pouch containing as little nicotine strength as possible, then increase the nicotine strength if you find the tingling sensation to be to your liking.
The nicotine pouch is made from natural plant fibers (woven paper) and contains a powder. The powder is made up of plant fibers (cellulose) and gum, and is soaked in flavouring and nicotine.
Pouches are packaged in boxes of 20, with an integrated compartment for collecting used sachets. There are different pouch formats: discreet (mini, slim) or imposing (large).
There are many possible flavours: fruity, gourmand, fresh, classic, mentholated, etc.
The nicotine contained in a nicotine pouch produces a "Kick" which depends on the nicotine dosage chosen: low, medium, strong, extra strong. Kick is the vape equivalent of hit. It corresponds to the sensation felt when nicotine is absorbed. The higher the nicotine strength, the more intense the kick.
The moist Pouch releases nicotine and flavours almost immediately, lasting around 30 minutes. If it is not used in the weeks following opening, it will tend to dry out.
The Dry Pouch or Dry keeps better, but the diffusion of the mixture of flavour and nicotine is a little slower at the beginning but more regular with no peak effect. It can last up to 1 hour.
The Ballpoint Pouch combines the advantages of the wet and dry nicotine pouches.
Calumette advises you to always start with the lowest dosage (3-4 mg of nicotine per nicotine pouch) and then increase the dosage if the tingling effect (Kick) suits you, and if you feel the need.
It's important to adapt your nicotine dosage to your needs: too little nicotine can make you go back to smoking. Conversely, too much nicotine can cause headaches, palpitations and insomnia. If you smoke or vape a lot, higher doses will probably be more appropriate.