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[Oregon] Kids Landing in ERs After Drinking Parents' E-Cig Nicotine Liquid

Because nicotine in e-cigarette refill liquid is highly concentrated, it's particularly dangerous to children, he said. "We expect that emergency physicians and poison centers will continue to encounter clinical significant cases of nicotine toxicity, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2016 15:42

[Virginia] E-Cigarette Explosions

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The Legal Examiner
added Dec 23, 2016 13:48

[Alabama] VIDEO: Huntsville man sues after e-cigarette battery explodes

His lawsuit explains the rest. It alleges an employee recommended the batteries, which had no warnings on the label before he started using them. The lawsuit states that Jensen placed the batteries in his front pocket, and then it happened. "I just fel
WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:45

New York man severely burned when his e-cigarette exploded in his pocket leaves hospital in a wheelchair after major skin graft surgeries

Otis Gooding, 31, left the Burn Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday in a wheelchair, his hand and leg bandaged, following the incident on November 23. Gooding was at work at the Central Cellars wine shop inside Grand Central Terminal when
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:22

[Florida] Man left with severe burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket as he drove to work sues the store that sold it to him

A Florida man is suing the store that sold him an e-cigarette that exploded in his pants and sent him to the emergency room with severe burns. James Dardini says he was driving to work last December, three days after Christmas, when his KangerTech Subo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:47

[UK] Vaping injuries ‘like being shot in the face’

The number of smokers injured by exploding electronic cigarettes has prompted warnings of dangers to users, with one burns surgeon revealing reports of injuries so serious that they were comparable to that of someone being “shot in the face with a gun”.
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:20

[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49

[Oregon, Washington] Vapers sue e-cigarette makers, sellers after explosions, burns

Four Northwest residents who claim they were hurt when e-cigarettes caught fire or exploded said Thursday they’ll sue the manufacturers and sellers of the popular vaping devices. The alleged victims, from Washington and Oregon, suffered severe burns and
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 14, 2016 16:06

[UK] Surgeons issue warning on dangers of exploding e-cigarettes

Burns surgeons are warning of the dangers of electronic cigarettes after treating a string of smokers injured by exploding devices. The call is being echoed by fire chiefs and trading standards experts who are joining forces to highlight the dangers to c
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:33

E-Cigarette Explosions Are More Common Than Previously Thought, Report Says

Two new reports in the New England Journal of Medicine explore that risk and other health concerns
Consumer Reports
added Oct 9, 2016 20:20
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