TPD Labels – The question on nearly every E-liquid suppliers lips…

The revised EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) Article 20 has come into force Every day we are being asked the question – “How do I get compliant labels for our e-liquids?” It seems, as with many EU Directives, clarification and clear guidelines allude us. The 20th May 2017 deadline has passed, the sky hasn’t fallen but uncompliant e-liquid should, in … Read More

Stand out from the crowd with your packaging…

We love to help our customers stand from the crowd with their e liquid packaging.  Let’s face it with over 7,000 different flavours out there the E-liquid market is a pretty competitive space!   If you don’t dare to be different then your “blend”, no matter how amazing, is simply going to “blend” in with the 6, 999 other flavours available. … Read More

Everything you wanted to know about label finishes but were afraid to ask…

If you are at all familiar with our team at Readability you will know that when it comes to labels we can be a little bit fanatical.  It’s probably down to the fact that we have been living and breathing custom labelling since 1992!  To the majority of the human race the lowly label is just something to “stick on something” … Read More

So what exactly is FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) and why should I care?

Unless you have been lucky enough to be enjoying the delights of a desert island over the past few weeks you will be aware of the Paris climate change agreement. 195 countries signed up to the landmark legal agreement to prevent global warming exceeding 2C above pre-industrial levels this century. The Paris Climate Change Accord is being hailed as the … Read More

Labelling lessons learnt: When 2 becomes 1

When you’ve been in the same business for 23 years it’s fair to say that you probably have a reasonable understanding of the product you’re offering.  And, that you’re clear on what’s possible (and not possible) in terms of satisfying customer requirements. At Readability we’re not too reserved when it comes to shouting about our expertise as far as labels, … Read More

Medicine errors can be avoided with clearer IV bag labels, research suggests

Better designed labels on intravenous medicine bags could reduce the risk of selecting the wrong drug in an operating theatre, a study finds. Redesigning the labels of intravenous medicine bags can “significantly” reduce the risk of administering the wrong drugs during an operating theatre emergency, according to research published in the Journal of Patient Safety[1]. Researchers found the chance of … Read More

BS ISO 11683 Tactile Labels – What I really need to worry about?

This article is great to tell you about the ISO11683, this one will tell if your products need a tactile warning of danger. Then call us and we’ll help you get the labels you need. Discover whether you should be concerned about complying with the BS iso 11863 standard. This covers tactile warning labels and what action is required to stay compliant. … Read More