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What is E Liquid?

What is E Liquid or E Juice?


E liquid is the 'fuel' for electronic cigarettes. It contains liquid nicotine, which, when converted into vapor by an electronic cigarette and then inhaled, delivers nicotine in the same way as inhaling the smoke of a tobacco cigarette. The tar, carbon monoxide and many of the other 4,000+ ingredients in tobacco smoke can and does cause cancer. The great news is that unlike tobacco cigarette smoke, e liquid vapor does not contain carcinogenic ingredients. Nicotine in any form, be it in patches, gum or e liquid, is not carcinogenic.

Besides liquid nicotine, e liquid usually contains a flavoring similar to the type used to flavor food. It also contains either food-grade PG or VG (Propylene Glycol & Vegetable Glycerine) – both of which are humectants used in a wide variety of everyday food and toiletry products.  The bulk of e liquid passed on for sale by e cigarette suppliers is produced by a handful of manufacturers worldwide. This means that as a general rule, the majority of e liquid should contain virtually the same or at least very similar ingredients. We recommend you only buy e liquid or electronic cigarette cartridges pre-filled with e liquid, from a reputable supplier. Many are USA manufactured.