E-cigarette aerosols contain thousands of potentially harmful chemicals, study finds – UPI.com

Vaping devices contain thousands of unidentified chemicals that users inhale, a new study has found. Photo by kevsphotos/Pixabay E-cigarettes and other vaping devices contain thousands of unknown chemicals and substances not disclosed by manufacturers, including industrial materials and caffeine, a study published Wednesday by Chemical Research in Toxicology found.

The aerosols produced by these devices contained more than 2,000 chemicals, the vast majority of which are unidentified, the data showed.

Of that could be identified, six were potentially harmful, including three chemicals never previously found in e-cigarettes, according to the researchers.

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