Important information about IQOS



  • IQOS is for men and women who would otherwise continue to use tobacco or nicotine products.
  • IQOS is not for people who have never smoked or who have quit tobacco and nicotine use.
  • IQOS is not an alternative to quitting tobacco and nicotine use.
  • To experience the benefit of IQOS, adult smokers should switch to IQOS completely and abandon cigarettes permanently.


Tobacco and health effects


  • IQOS is not risk-free.
  • Tobacco sticks contain nicotine, which is addictive.
  • The best way to reduce tobacco related health risks is to quit tobacco and nicotine use altogether.




  • Nicotine is naturally present in the tobacco used in tobacco sticks.
  • Nicotine is addictive and may cause side-effects similar to those associated with other nicotine-containing products, like headache, nausea, or throat irritation. If you experience these symptoms stop using tobacco sticks and consult a health care professional.
  • IQOS is not for people who have heart problems or are diabetic.
  • IQOS should not be used during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.
  • If you are pregnant, breast-feeding or think you may be pregnant, you should quit tobacco and nicotine use altogether and consult a health care professional.


Children and adolescents


  • IQOS is intended for adult use only.
  • Children and adolescents should not use IQOS under any circumstances.