Heat Not Burn (HNB) cigarettes also harmful

24 July 2017

Researchers discovered that HNB cigarettes contain 84% of the nicotine found in traditional cigarettes. Among the smoke’s chemicals, the scientists and medical professionals isolated carbon monoxide and … acroleine, benzaldehyde, formaldehyde and acenaphthene, among more than two dozen others. Respectively, percentages of the latter four chemicals,

compared with cigarettes, came in at 82%, 50%, 74% and 295%.Researchers discovered that HNB cigarettes contain 84% of the nicotine found in traditional cigarettes. Among the smoke’s chemicals, the scientists and medical professionals isolated carbon monoxide and … acroleine, benzaldehyde, formaldehyde and acenaphthene, among more than two dozen others. Respectively, percentages of the latter four chemicals, compared with cigarettes, came in at 82%, 50%, 74% and 295%.An editorial on this study stated, “…although these products may or may not produce smoke, they release cancer-causing chemicals…. Heat-not-burn cigarettes release similar levels of many volatile organic compounds and nicotine as conventional cigarettes and higher levels of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon acenaphthene than conventional cigarettes. They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals.”More Info : http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2628970