E-Cigarette Liquid is Not Highly Toxic – It’s less Dangerous than Washing up Liquid

E-Cigarette Liquid is Not Highly Toxic – It’s less Dangerous than Washing up Liquid.

ECITA Press release 11 July 2014

How Toxic Is E-Liquid?
Summary: European officials have been wrongly labelling e-liquid as extremely toxic. This is the view of ECITA, based on a report by toxicology consultants which has been verified by Professors Riccardo Polosa and Bernd Mayer, and Dr Jacques Le Houezec. The civil servants had been misclassifying e-liquid as either a CLP category 2 product, alongside strychnine, or a category 3 product, alongside formaldehyde. The new report demonstrates that the acute oral and dermal toxic hazards of the strongest consumer e-liquids only merit being classed as category 4 – along with washing-up liquid – while the vast majority of e-liquid (which has nicotine concentrations below 25mg/ml or 2.5%) does not require any type of formal hazard warning. ECITA will still mandate its members to provide clearly labelled e-liquid in child-proof containers.

 

http://www.ecita.org.uk/blog/index.php/how-toxic-is-e-liquid/

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