ZYN FAQ - Common Asked Questions About ZYN Pouches

We have gathered the most frequently asked questions about ZYN nicotine pouches. Can't find your ZYN question? Contact us and we will help you. 

The ZYN Fundamentals

What is ZYN?
ZYN (also known as ZYNs and Zynnies) are a range of tobacco leaf-free nicotine pouches are a fresh way to enjoy nicotine in a completely smoke and spit free way. 


What is in ZYN pouches?
ZYN nicotine pouches are made with nicotine salt and other ingredients such as a granulation agent, fillers, pH balancers, sweeteners and flavorings.


What are the ZYN rewards?

ZYN Rewards is a rewards program where you can collect points from any eligable ZYN pouches, which can then be spent on reward prizes in the ZYN Rewards store.


Who is ZYN for?

ZYN nicotine pouches, like all nicotine pouches, are made for adult nicotine and tobacco users aged 21+.


What mg strengths do ZYN come in?

ZYN nicotine pouches come in 2 different nicotine stregnth options: ZYN 3mg and ZYN 6mg. 


How many ZYN flavors are there?

There are 10 different ZYN flavors.


What flavors does ZYN have?

ZYN offers 10 different flavor options: Wintergreen, Cool Mint, Peppermint, Spearmint, Menthol, Citrus, Coffee, Cinnamon, Chill, Smooth.


Is there a Coca Cola flavored ZYN?

No, ZYN does not have a cola flavored ZYN pouch either in their US- or EU assortement. 


Is there a Mountain Dew flavored ZYN?

ZYN does not have a Mountain Dew flavored ZYN pouch.


Why is ZYN so popular?

Since their launch in the U.S. in 2014, ZYN has grown in popularity in the U.S. This is most likely due to the range of American flavors, nicotine strength options, and the fact they offer both a tobacco leaf-free and smoke-free way to use nicotine at anytime from anywhere. Our ZYN review page showcases our customers' opinions on ZYN.


How many calories are in a ZYN pouch?

Each ZYN pouch contains less than 1 calorie.


How much sugar is in ZYN pouches?

ZYN nicotine pouches do not contain sugar, but they do contain sweetner (Acesulfame K).


Is ZYN gluten free?

Yes, ZYN is categorized as gluten-free as each pouch contains fewer than 20 parts per million (ppm) of gluten. As dictated by the FDA, this means it can carry the label "gluten-free." However, please speak to a healthcare advisor before trying any unfamiliar gluten-free products if you are unsure.


Are there carbs in ZYN pouches?

A ZYN pouch contains less that 1% of the daily recommneded carbohydrates for a 2,000 calories a day diet. 

Using ZYN

How to use ZYN pouches?

Using ZYN is simple, you just need to follow 4 steps to get started:

1. Put the pouch into your mouth

2. Park it under your upper or lower lip, between the lip and gum

3. Leave it in place for up to 60 mins

4. Take out your pouch and throw it in the trash


What happens if you swallow a ZYN?

If you swallow a ZYN pouch, you should speak to your local healthcare professional for advice.


How long does a ZYN pouch last?

If you are wondering how long to keep a ZYN in, on average a nicotine pouch lasts about 20 to 30 minutes, during which nicotine and flavor are released.


How many pouches in a can of ZYN?

Each can of ZYN contains 15 pouches.


How can I open ZYN can?

Each can of ZYN has a certified child resistant safety lid and is the first of its kind in the industry, which means opening it requires a special set of steps. Here are the steps to follow if you are wondering how to open a ZYN can: 1. Break perforation of the side label 2. Twist the lid to align the top and bottom arrows on the can 3. Lift off the lid.


Where to put ZYN pouches?

You should use nicotine pouches orally: the best place to park a ZYN pouch is between the upper lip and gum, but you can also use them between the lower lip and gum.


How many ZYN pouches a day?

It's generally recommended to use a maximum of one pouch every 1 to 2 hours, with an average daily limit of 10-15 pouches. However, please follow the specific instructions on the can and consider your nicotine tolerance or limits when using ZYN.


Do ZYN pouches expire?

While ZYN pouches do not have an expiry date, they do have a "best before" date. To enjoy ZYN at its freshest, consume it before the "best before" date printed on the bottom of each can. It is safe to use ZYN after this date, but the flavor and nicotine experience may be less intense.


Are you supposed to spit when using ZYN?

You do not need to spit while using ZYN.

How many ZYN pouches at once?

It is not recommended to use more than one ZYN pouch at a time.


Why does ZYN go in upper lip?

The nicotine in ZYN is absorbed orally when you put the ZYN pouch between your gum and lip - and this is how the nicotine gets into your body.

ZYN History and Production

Who owns ZYN?

ZYN is owned by Swedish Match.

When did ZYN come out?

ZYN was launched on the American market in 2014.

When was ZYN created?

ZYN was created in Sweden in the early 2010s to offer a tobacco leaf-free alternative to traditional snus.

When did ZYN come ut the US?

ZYN was launched in the U.S. in 2014.

When was ZYN founded?

ZYN was first introduced in 2014.

Where is ZYN manufactured?

ZYN pouches are manufactured in Swedish Match factories in Kentucky and Sweden.

How long has ZYN been around?

ZYN has been around in the U.S. since 2014.

ZYN Shipping & Payment

How much does ZYN cost?

On Nicokick, the cost of ZYN varies: but you can get the best value on ZYN cans with our 25 and 50 can multipacks. 

How old do you have to be to buy ZYN?

To buy ZYN, you must be over 21 years old. We have implemented a robust digital age verification process to ensure that we only sell our products to adults aged 21 or above: by adhering to strict age verification protocols, we provide a secure and responsible shopping experience for our valued customers.

How to get ZYN delivered?

You can get ZYN delivered by ordering on Nicokick. Choose from our range of delivery options from both FedEx and UPS, and have your order dispatched from our warehouses across the U.S.

Can I swap ZYN products once I've placed an order?

No - once you have placed an order, we cannot make any changes to it.

Where is my ZYN being shipped from?

All orders on Nicokick are sent from our warehouses in Colorado, New Jersey and Texas.

Does nicokick ship ZYN pouches to every state in the U.S?

There are some state related restrictions on the sale of nicotine pouches. You can find out more information on our state info map

ZYN Effects

How long does ZYN stay in your system?

Usually it takes 1 to 3 days after you stop using nicotine pouches for the nicotine to leave your blood system and around 10 days for cotinine (a chemical formed after the nicotine enters the body) to leave the body.

How much nicotine is in ZYN?

ZYN nicotine pouches contain either 3mg or 6mg of nicotine per pouch.

Why does ZYN burn?

Sometimes the nicotine pouch can feel uncomfortable when you first park it. If you feel a prolonged burn you should remove the ZYN pouch immediately.

Why does ZYN cause hiccups?

Some nicotine pouch users can experience an upset stomach when using a high nicotine product.