Brief Outline: New research has found electronic cigarettes to contain even 10 times more cancer causing ingredients than the tobacco products they are supposed to save us from
Origin: The original news was spread by tetribe.net, when it published the news on March 5, 2018 titled E-Cigarettes Found To Have 10 times More Cancer Causing Ingredients Than Regular Cigarettes (archive link).
Ayupp Rating: May be not but it might lead to something of danger.
Viral Example: E-cigarettes are meant to replace a dangerous and life destroying habit, but they turned out to be far more dangerous. But why wasn’t there any research prior to their approval and production – a research that was supposed to prove their safety and viability? And who was responsible for that?
Here is an excerpt from the FDA website, and nowhere on its website does the FDA mention an increased cancer risk. The discussion is mostly regarding standardization or quality control.
Detailed Analysis: The news about e-cigarette having 10 times More Cancer Causing Ingredients than Regular Cigarettes has been share for more than 1479288 times on the social media websites. There was another claim based on A Japanese which even claimed that electronic cigarettes or e-cigaratte contain ten times as many carcinogens as tobacco cigarettes. This is almost false and fake information.
The news is not totally true, the truth is it may be present in some, Researchers commissioned by Japan’s Health Ministry found carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in vapour produced by several types of e-cigarette liquid, a health ministry official said. In one brand of e-cigarette the team found more than 10 times the level of carcinogens contained in one regular cigarette,” said researcher Naoki Kunugita, adding that the amount of formaldehyde detected varied through the course of analysis. However the Japanese study, which aren't fully available public which may website like snopes have taken as reference to verify.
In August, the World Health Organisation called on governments to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, warning they pose a “serious threat” to unborn babies and young people.
It's probable that e-cigarettes have their own particular dangers and even that certain brands produce unusual amounts of formaldehyde or certain other carcinogens.
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