Poisonings from nicotine liquid in e-cigs on the rise

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(KTVI) - In the past year, calls into the Missouri Poison Center about liquid nicotine poisonings have more than doubled. It doesn't take much of the highly concentrated "e-liquid" solution to cause toxic poisoning in small children. Even though many vaping shops only sell the e-liquid solution in containers with child resistant caps, there are no national standards when it comes to packaging.  That's the poison center and the vaping industry advises all e-cigarette users to keep the electronic devices and the e-liquid solution up high and out of reach of children.

Missouri Poison Center

Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives

 

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