Toxins form when e-cigarette chemicals mix

Chemicals in e-cigarettes can irritate the airways and trigger reactions that result in breathing, heart and blood vessel problems.

  • The bronchi are exposed to e-cigarette vapour when inhaled into the lungs
  • New chemicals form when flavourings are combined with solvents in e-cigarettes
  • These newly identified chemicals can trigger a range of harmful inflammatory responses in the lungs

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