nicotine strength

Nicotine is an addictive substance that has noticeable physical effects on humans. It is a colorless to light yellow or brown liquid. Nicotine has a slight fishy scent when heated up. Nicotine is photosensitive and will gradually turn brown when exposed to light or air, it should be kept away from direct sunlight. 

Nicotine pouches have different amounts of nicotine. It can be calculated by multiplying nicotine content (mg/g) with the pouch’s weight (g). Nicotine strength should be selected by keeping in mind your personal tolerance to nicotine (previous consumption of nicotine products), safe dosage of nicotine and taste preferences. Nicotine strength is influenced by moisture content, PH levels, size and flavors.

What is Nicotine?

Nicotine is an addictive stimulant drug that speeds up the central nervous system (CNS), messages that travel from the brain to the body and the other way.  Nicotine is a stimulant and anxiolytic (anti-panic or anti-anxiety agent) drug. In short it means that nicotine makes a person more alert and relieves anxiety at the same time. Nicotine is commonly used as a recreational drug. Nicotine was used in the United States as an insecticide (toxic substance used to kill insects) and fumigant (substance used for pest control), it is no longer produced or used in this country for this purpose as stated by the NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health). The top nicotine- containing products are cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, nicotine pouches, snus and chewing tobacco. Read more about nicotine. 

How to Determine Nicotine Strength in Nicotine Pouch?

Do determine nicotine strength in nicotine pouch you  must:

  1. Firstly, get the information about how much nicotine is in the nicotine pouches (mg/g) and how much is the weight of one nicotine pouch (g)
  2. Secondly, you do the multiplication of the weight(g) and nicotine content (mg/g)
  3. Thirdly, you now have the nicotine strength per pouch and you can order nicotine pouches with suitable strength from Snusboss.

How Much Nicotine is in a Nicotine Pouch?

How much nicotine is in a nicotine pouch is the multiplication of the amount of nicotine per gram in a nicotine pouch and the weight of the nicotine pouch. 

Nicotine pouch weight (g) x nicotine content per mg (mg/g)=  Nicotine content in one pouch (mg)

Example: Klint Breeze Mint

0,7 g x 8 mg/g = 5.6 mg (of nicotine per pouch)

Read more about nicotine pouches.

What are the Nicotine Levels in Nicotine Pouches?

The nicotine levels in nicotine pouches are divided into five categories, they are based on the nicotine content in one pouch. The first level is Ultra Max, the highest level, nicotine content in one pouch is 18-60 mg/g. The second level is Extra Strong, for experts, nicotine content in one pouch is 11-17 mg/g. The third level is Strong, average level, nicotine content in one pouch is 7-11 mg/g. The fourth level is Normal, for beginners, nicotine content in one pouch is 3-7 mg/g. The fifth level is Light/Extra Light, for quitting, nicotine content in one pouch is 0-3 mg/g of.

What is the Highest Nicotine Level in Nicotine Pouches? 

 The highest nicotine level in nicotine pouches is Ultra Max. This highest nicotine level nicotine pouches contain 18 – 60 mg/g of nicotine per pouch. 

Which Nicotine Pouch Products have the Highest Nicotine Content?

The highest nicotine content per pouch is 60 mg/g. The following nicotine pouch products have the highest nicotine content on Snusboss:

  • Aroma King Blueberry Mint 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Cola 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Cherry 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Fresh Tobacco 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Ice Apple 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Ice Mint 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Peach Mint 60 mg/g
  • Aroma King Spearmint 60 mg/g

Which Nicotine Pouch Products have the Lowest Nicotine?

The lowest nicotine content per pouch is 0 mg/g. The following nicotine pouch products have the lowest nicotine content on Snusboss:

  • Zyn Citrus Mini 6 mg/g
  • Zyn Espressino Extra Strong 6mg/g

What is a Safe Daily Nicotine Dose for Nicotine Pouch?

The safe daily nicotine dose for nicotine pouch is less than 0.3 mg of nicotine usage per kilogram of your weight. If your weight is 11 stone/166 lbs (75 kg) and you use 12 mg/g nicotine pouches with a weight of 0.7 g per pouch, then the maximum pouches you should use per day is between 13 and 27 depending on your tolerance of nicotine.

What are the Factors Affecting Nicotine Strength?

 The factors that are affecting nicotine strength are: moisture content, PH levels, size and flavors

  • High moisture helps the nicotine to be absorbed into the body quicker, so nicotine pouches feel stronger when the moisture level is higher.. 
  • The higher the PH level the more nicotine is absorbed so that also makes it feel stronger. 
  • Smaller nicotine pouches release nicotine faster and feel stronger. 
  • Flavors like menthol, mint, eucalyptus and jalapeno increase perceived strength..  

How does Nicotine Pouch Strength compare to Smoking?

Nicotine pouch strength compared to smoking can be weaker, the same or stronger depending on how strong nicotine pouches and cigarettes you use. To calculate how much nicotine, you consume you can use the following formulas: 

nicotine pouch weight g * nicotine content mg/g = nicotine pouch’s nicotine content

About 10-20% of the nicotine in a pouch gets into your system:

10%:           Nicotine pouch’s nicotine content mg * 0.1 = ….

20%:           Nicotine pouch’s nicotine content mg * 0.2 = ….

Then you compare how much nicotine you consume from smoking depending on the cigarettes you smoke. Keep in mind that using nicotine pouches is healthier than smoking due to the lack of smoke and tobacco inhalation. Snusboss offers the largest selection of nicotine pouches with cheap prices. Read more about nicotine pouch vs smoking. 

How do Nicotine Pouch Strength compare to Vaping

Nicotine pouch strength compared to vaping can be weaker, the same or stronger depending on how strong nicotine pouches and vape liquid you use. To calculate how much nicotine, you consume you can use the following formulas: 

nicotine pouch weight g * nicotine content mg/g = nicotine pouch’s nicotine content

About 10-20% of the nicotine in a pouch gets into your system:

10%:           Nicotine pouch’s nicotine content mg * 0.1 = ….

20%:           Nicotine pouch’s nicotine content mg * 0.2 = ….

Then you compare how much nicotine you consume from vaping depending on the liquid you use. Keep in mind that using nicotine pouches is healthier than vaping due to the lack of smoke inhalation. Snusboss offers the best selection of nicotine pouches with the best prices. Read more about nicotine pouch vs vaping.

  • Zyn Cool Mint Mini nicotine pouches

    Zyn Cool Mint Extra Strong

    $3,90
    Range Price
    10 - 19 $3,80
    20 - 29 $3,70
    30 + $3,50
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    Velo Freeze Max

    $5,50
    Range Price
    10 - 19 $5,40
    20 - 29 $5,30
    30 + $5,10
  • Velo Max Arctic Frost nicotine pouches

    Velo Arctic Frost Max

    $5,50
    Range Price
    10 - 19 $5,40
    20 - 29 $5,30
    30 + $5,10
  • Sold out
    Velo Ice Cool nicotine pouches

    Velo Ice Cool Strong

    $5,50
    Range Price
    10 - 19 $5,40
    20 - 29 $5,30
    30 + $5,10