Business Insurance for Vape & E-Cigarette Manufacturers

Specialist cover for e-cigarette and vape manufacturing businesses – comprehensive cover including full products liability protection at competitive prices.

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E-Cigarette Manufacturers

Trading in the vape industry brings a range of unique risks. At Vapesafe we have taken the time to educate our insurer partners to deliver tailored insurance cover which will protect all your key exposures.

Without your warehouse or factory unit you simply don’t have a business – which is why insurance is critical for an e-liquid manufacturer, protecting against disastrous losses such as a flood, fire or theft.

Our bespoke business insurance for vape manufacturers will protect your buildings (or tenants improvements for leased premises), business contents and machinery, electronic and computer and equipment as well as stock and materials. Own a fork lift truck? - we can cover that too!
In addition, policies will cover your legal liability risks in the form of public and products liability as well as employers liability insurance for any staff. As an expert in the vape sector, your dedicated business insurance advisor will take their time to understand your specific processes and supply chain in detail, walking you through the various cover options to help you find the right cover at the right price.

What are the other main insurance risks for a Vape manufacturing business?

Alongside products liability, you should also purchase cover against injury or damage to third party property in the form of public liability insurance, protecting against slipsm, trips or other incidents involving visitors or customers.

Should you engage any employees, whether they are full or part-time, you are required by law to purchase employers liability insurance. Employers liability provides cover for legal costs and compensation payments following claims by an employee for injury or illness sustained as a result of their employment with your firm.

Alongside your liability protection, you should also arrange cover for buildings, stock, machinery and contents. Protecting stock or raw materials in transit is another key consideration. Losing items which are being imported or exported to or from suppliers is likely to have a significant impact on your business.

Products Liability Insurance for e-cigarette and Vape Manufacturers

Products liability provides protection against claims from members of the public who have suffered injury or illness as a result of a product you have supplied or produced, this Products liability insurance the single most important cover for any e-cigarette business.

Whilst you may not be manufacturing the complete item, you could still be pulled into expensive litigation, particularly if claims are reported several years after sale and your suppliers are now longer trading.

Vape Manufacturers Cover

  • Specialist cover for all types of vape manufacturing including mixing and blending
  • Single or multiple site locations (including non UK premises)
  • Self employed, Partnerships and Limited Companies
  • Non-standard construction or shared premises cover
  • Full Products Liability (including components from China and Far East)
  • Import and Export specialists (Including cover for Export to USA and imports from China and Far East)
  • Buildings, trade contents, machinery, computer equipment, stock and fixtures & fittings
  • Stock and goods in transit (UK or global cover)
  • Plant and fork lift truck cover
  • Business Interruption (including suppliers cover)
  • Legal liabilities (Public Liability and Employers Liability)
  • Legal Expenses Extension

Why Vape Safe?

  • Bespoke cover for the e-cigarette industry
  • Instant quotations - cover and policy documents in minutes
  • Flexible cover & monthly payments – just pay for the sections you need
  • Expert advice from vape insurance specialists
  • 24 Hour Claims Helpline
  • Your own dedicated account manager

Vape Manufacturers Insurance Claims Example

Client was importing £100,000 of e-liquid from China. During transit the shipment became contaminated and was unusable on receipt. Fortunately, the correct cargo insurance policy was in place and the policyholder was able to make a successful claim for their loss.

Are e-Cigarette manufacturers responsible for goods supplied to shops or wholesalers?

The simple answer is yes! An e-cig manufacturer has a legal responsibility for any goods supplied to third parties. Whilst some retailers may also engage in their own blending or mixing process, whenever injury or damage occurs, lawyers will still involve all relevant parties in their proceedings whilst responsibility is determined. In the vape industry this is particularly important as you cannot rely on your end retailers remaining in business or retaining the correct cover themselves – if you purchase the correct level of insurance then the insurer will manage the claims process and defend your position as appropriate.
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