Most pods and e-liquid contain nicotine and some can contain the same amount of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. Over 42 chemicals/ingredients have been found in e-liquids including:
Many of these chemicals have been FDA approved for use in food preparation and/or cosmetics, but the full effects of inhaling them are still unknown.
Using e-cigarettes has been shown to increase the likelihood of smoking cigarettes among young people, and vaping THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) has been linked to many, but not all, of recent vaping related deaths.
15 to 17-year olds are 16X more likely to use JUUL/pod devices over 25 to 34-year olds, and pre-filled pod systems now use nicotine salts. A formula that allows for much higher levels of nicotine to be e¤cient delivery with less irritation compared to earlier generations of e-cigarettes.