HSE gives vape warning, urging public to contact GP if feeling unwell

Published date19 May 2022
Publication titleDublinLive (Ireland)
They have also warned retailers to stop selling these products as they are non-compliant with EU tobacco legislation

The HSE's National Tobacco Control Office says these products contain more than the permitted amount of nicotine and is asking anyone using the product to contact their GP if they feel unwell.

It submitted a warning to the EU's rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products.

Dr Maurice Mulcahy, Regional Chief Environmental Health Officer, HSE said "As a precautionary measure our message for the public is to check your e-cigarette product against the list of products involved in this alert.

"If you have one of these products we want you to stop using it and return it to the shop where you bought it. If you have already used it and feel unwell then you should contact your GP as the first point of contact.

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''We are asking retailers to stop selling the products listed below and to contact us with the full supplier traceability details.

"If retailers have sold or distributed any of the listed products below we want them to recall them by displaying a recall notice in a prominent position in their retail premises and on their website."

46 Aroma King disposable e-cigarettes in the ranges and flavours listed below were sampled and analysed by the HSE.

They were found to have a nicotine concentration higher than the permitted amount of nicotine...

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