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[California] Woman burned by exploding e-cigarette battery awarded $1.9 million

After plugging the device into the car's charger, liquid started dripping from the battery, she said. The car filled with a smell like nail polish remover. Then, with a loud bang, the battery exploded.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 1, 2015 08:46
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AG: Feds Understate Danger to Children of E-Cigarettes, Vaping | Bronxville-Eastchester, NY Patch

Schneiderman has urged the Food and Drug Administration to take immediate action to stem the increasing incidence of liquid nicotine poisoning among children. In 2014, an 18-month-old toddler in upstate New York died from ingesting liquid nicotine. Accor
added Sep 30, 2015 16:09

[France] E-cigarette refill warning

USERS of e-cigarettes have been warned that the vast majority of refills are sub-standard with 90% containing chemicals not mentioned on the labels. The alarming report from the consumer protection agency DGCCRF also showed that 13 out of the 14 charge
The Connexion (fr)
added Sep 30, 2015 15:59

[France] Cigarettes électroniques : de « nombreuses anomalies » sur la sécurité relevées [Electronic cigarettes: "numerous anomalies" identified safety]

this campaign checks finds a non-compliance 90% of collected liquids and nearly all chargers. Regarding liquid refills, that instance highlights of "numerous anomalies labeling" as well as "non-compliant products and / or dangerous".
Le Monde
added Sep 30, 2015 15:59

AAFP Tells FDA to Require Warnings on Liquid Nicotine

AAFP believes the FDA should require child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine and all other novel tobacco products," said the letter. "Given that nicotine is an addictive drug, child-resistant packaging and graphical warnings are immediate and common
American Family Physician
added Sep 29, 2015 23:43

Letter - FDA Child Resistant Packaging and Nicotine Warnings

FDA action to require appropriate warning labels and child-resistant packaging is necessary to protect the public health against inadvertent nicotine exposure. The risks of not establishing requirements for clear warning labels and child-resistant packagi
added Sep 29, 2015 23:29

[New York] AGs Attack Liquid Nicotine, E-cigarettes

“As more and more Americans – especially young people – take up e-cigarettes, it is more important than ever that the FDA ensures our children are protected from the dangers of liquid nicotine,” Schneiderman said . “Child-resistant packaging and health w
North Country (NY) Gazette (blog)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:16

[New York] A.G. Schneiderman And 32 Attorneys General Sound Alarm On Dangers Of E-Cigarettes, Urge FDA To Require Child-Resistant Packaging And Health Warnings On All Liquid Nicotine Sales

sponsored a letter to the Food and Drug Administration today urging the FDA to take immediate action to stem the increasing incidence of liquid nicotine poisoning among children nationwide. The letter urges the FDA to require appropriate warning labels o
New York State Attorney General
added Sep 29, 2015 23:10

U.S. states urge FDA to ensure warnings on liquid nicotine products

Attorneys general of 33 U.S. states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, urged the Food and Drug Administration to ensure health warning labels on nicotine-containing liquids and other novel tobacco products. The attorneys general in a letter on Tue
added Sep 29, 2015 23:09

[UK-Northern Ireland] Fire Safety Open Nights at Derry stations

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is urging the public to go along one of their annual Fire Safety Open Nights... The theme for this year’s Fire Safety Week centres around the ‘Dangers of Smoking in the Home’ with a focus on trying to
Derry Now (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:52
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