Shape (Symbol 3-3)

Full category name: Power Supply Attributes of Cig-a-likes (CLs), Advanced Personal Vaporizers (APVs), E-Hookahs (EHs) and Herbal Vaporizers (HWOVs) (Group 3)

3.3     Shape (Symbol 3-3)

In contrast to the other symbols of our classification system, the 3rd symbol in the group is allocated solely to a single attribute that is the overall device shape.  Eleven options with alphabetic coding are available:

A – Classic Stick

B – Mini Stick

C – Pen-Style

D – Cigarillo-Shaped

E – Cigar-Shaped

F – Tube

G – Box

H – Flask

I – Non-Standard

J – Pipe

K – Bowl

L – Stick

M – Classical Hookah

 

Options A through E are applicable to CLs and APVs.

Options F, G , I and Nis applicable to APVs, EHs, HWOVs and HDs.

Option H is applicable to APVs, only.

Options J are applicable to APVs and HWOVs.

Options K are applicable to EHs and HWOVs.

Option L is applicable to APVs, only.

Option M is applicable to EHs, only.

 

Description of individual code options:

A – Classic Stick (for CLs and APVs)

A Classic-stick device looks like a conventional cigarette in terms of its shape and size.

 

B – Mini Stick (for CLs and APVs)

A Mini-stick device looks like a conventional slim cigarette.

 

C – Pen Style (for CLs and APVs)

A Pen-Style device is larger in size than a conventional cigarette and looks more like a ball point pen or a marker.

 

D – Cigarillo-Shaped (for CLs and APVs)

A Cigarillo-shaped device looks very similar to a conventional cigarillo in terms of its shape.

 

E – Cigar-Shaped (for CLs and APVs)

A Cigar-shaped device looks very similar to a conventional cigar in terms of its shape and size.

 

F – Tube (for APVs, EHs, HWOVs and HDs)

A Tube device has a cylindrical or similar shape.

 

G – Box (for APV, EHs, HWOVs and HDs)

A Box device is shaped as a brick or a similar object.

 

H – Flask (for APVs, HWOVs and HDs)

A Flask device has a housing that is concave on the one side and convex on the other side.

 

I – Non-Standard (for APVs, EHs, HWOVs and HDs)

A Non-standard device has a complex geometric shape.

 

J – Pipe (for APVs and HWOVs)

A Pipe device resembles a smoking pipe in terms of its shape.

 

K – Bowl (for EHs and HWOVs)

A Bowl device is similar in its shape to a conventional hookah bowl and can be purchased as a part of the kit, along with a water vessel (similar to a conventional hookah kit).

 

L – Stick (for APVs only)

The device has a simple form that looks like a flat stick.

 

M – Classical hookah (for EHs only)

Externally similar to the classical hookah.

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