In evaluating the health risks associated with the inhalation of certain vaporised liquids through smoking e-cigarettes, BfR has expressed concern over the health and addictive effects of inhaled nicotine, as well as the potential toxic effects of other ingredients (over the long-term), including propylene glycol and flavourings.

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). Liquids from e-cigarettes can affect health. BfR Opinion No. 016/2012. 24 February 2012. In German.

The above item was taken from the June 2012 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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