Shape (Symbol 3-3)
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.