Health Ministry: E-cig bottle labels tend to misstate nicotine content

Modified 2 Sep 2017, 2:33 am

Labels on electronic cigarette and vape (ECV) liquid bottles have been found to misreport the amount of nicotine they contain, according to research carried out by the Health Ministry.

"From the 81 ECV liquid samples analysed, there were some that had no labels but contained nicotine. There were also samples that were labelled saying they had zero nicotine but were found to contain nicotine.

"There were samples that had higher levels of nicotine that was on the label," the ministry said in a written parliamentary reply to Lenggong MP Shamsul Anuar Nasarah, who had asked about the ministry’s research into ECV...

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