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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

On July 7, 2020, FDA issued exposure modification orders to Philip Morris Product S.A. for its IQOS Tobacco Heating System, which includes the following noncombusted cigarette products:

  • IQOS System Holder and Charger
  • Marlboro Heatsticks
  • Marlboro Fresh Menthol Heatsticks
  • Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks

See the Modified Risk Orders webpage for order letters and decision summaries relevant to these actions.

Please sign up to receive email alerts when materials from any MRTP applications under scientific review have been posted or check this webpage regularly. The latest set of application materials from Philip Morris Products S.A. were added on January 24, 2020.

The following modules are currently publicly available:

Originally Submitted Applications:


FDA has also posted this amendment in 10 separate parts below.


May 15, 2017 Amendment: Re-submission of Data Previously Provided in the March 16, 2017, Amendment with Additional Study Reports and Data (.zip – 32 GB) (added February 23, 2018)
*This ZIP file includes several individual files. Depending on your internet connection speed and other factors, it may take a few minutes or up to several hours to download the ZIP file completely. FDA has also posted this amendment in 20 separate parts below:  


August 30, 2018 Amendment: Submission of Finalized In Vivo Study (.zip – 900 KB) (originally added November 26, 2018). FDA has also posted this amendment in seven separate parts below. 

  • Part 1 of 7 (.zip - 491.5 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)
  • Part 2 of 7 (.zip - 794.6 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)
  • Part 3 of 7 (.zip - 28.7 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)
  • Part 4 of 7 (.zip - 16.8 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)
  • Part 5 of 7 (.zip - 25.6 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)
  • Part 6 of 7 (.zip - 8.4 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)
  • Part 7 of 7 (.zip - 3.7 MB) (posted December 17, 2018)  

History of original application documents posted (most recent at the top):

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The linked files may not be fully accessible to readers using assistive technology. We regret any inconvenience that this may cause. In the event you are unable to read these documents or portions thereof, please email AskCTP@fda.hhs.gov or call 1-877-287-1373.

Note: FDA is required by section 911(e) of the Federal Food Drug & Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Tobacco Control Act, to make MRTP applications available to the public (except for matters in the application that are trade secrets or otherwise confidential commercial information) and to request comments on the information contained in the applications and on the label, labeling, and advertising accompanying the applications.

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