Alternative Smoking Products Are Alternative Sugar-Coated Traps

Alternative smoking products such as electronic cigarette, non-combusted cigarette or heat-not-burn products are becoming popular around the world.  They are sugar-coated traps for your health as they are being sold in form of everyday items or stationery like pens or a USB memory sticks.  An e-cigarette cartilage can contains the same amount and even higher level of nicotine when compared to that of a pack of traditional cigarette.

 

E-cigarette or vaping is becoming trendy in the middle school and high school because they are relatively odourless and even flavoured, but their harmful effects on health are not less than that of traditional cigarette.

 

Alternative smoking products contain not only nicotine, but also variety of chemcials like propylene glycol, glycerol and chemical flaorings where these substances have been found to induce inflammation and even cancer.  Acute and chronic lung injury associated with e-cigarette or vaping (EVALI) has been increasing since 2019 according to the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Electronic Cigarette Toxic Panel Test

Mineralysis has intorduced electronic cigarette toxic panel test which can can you and your family members to to identify if one is exposed to or absorbed excessive nicotine and other harmful substances.  This test can also serve as a screening tools to monitor if your children, students or employee are involved in vaping. 

For booking or further information, please contact 2865 7073 or lab@mineralysis.com.hk