There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the safety of e-cigarettes. An often underreported health risk is associated with the vaping devices – serious burn injuries that result from e-cigarettes exploding while in users’ hands or mouths.

Increasing e-cigarette related injury reports coming in from emergency rooms and burn centers across the country coincide with the rising popularity of vaping. Many users believe e-cigarettes are a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products, although no studies have been done to prove the safety of this form of smoking. In fact, recent studies raise concerns that diacetyl, a flavoring agent used in many vaping liquids, may lead to serious lung disease.

E-cigarettes have the potential to explode as a result of overheating lithium-ion batteries. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, “When the battery seal ruptures, the pressure within the e-cigarette cylinder builds quickly and instantly ruptures, usually at the end. “As a result of the battery and container failure, one or the other, or both, can be propelled across the room like a bullet or small rocket.”

Righting Injustice
U.S. Fire Administration
Harvard School of Public Health

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