Thursday, 22 January 2015

PSA: vaping at high voltages produces high levels of a carcinogen

Want a little formaldehyde with that vape pen? E-cigarettes produce high levels of formaldehyde-releasing chemicals at high voltages, according to a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine today. Given that formaldehyde is well-documented carcinogen, the finding lends support to the idea that e-cigarettes should be subjected to greater regulations — an idea that the FDA plans to rule on soon.
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