E-Cigarettes – Health Risk

Have you ever used e-cigarettes? Electronic Cigarette Model

Well if you have even thought about it here is some important information. Health Canada has advised Canadian not to use electronic smoking products as they have not been fully tested for safety, quality and efficacy.

Electronic cigarettes and related products produce vapours that resemble smoke and a glow that resembles the tip of a cigarette. The battery operated delivery system vaporizes and delivers a liquid chemical mixture that may compose of various amounts of nicotine, propylene glycol and other chemicals.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be endorsing rules and regulations regarding use and sale of electronic cigarettes by this month of April 2013, and whether or not the rules will affect Canadians are uncertain.

For more information click on the links below:

http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2009/13373a-eng.php

http://www.lung.ca/media-medias/news-nouvelles_e.php?id=689

http://copd.about.com/od/quittingsmoking/a/E-Cigarettes.htm

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