News analysis / California

New research suggests a link between vape heating mechanisms and EVALI

6th May 2022 | News analysis |

The heating mechanisms of vaping devices may have played a part in the vaping-associated lung injury (EVALI) crisis, new research suggests. Initial theories on the August 2019 outbreak of EVALI in the US quickly linked the condition to the use of vitamin E acetate, a synthetic analogue of naturally occurring vitamin E such as would be found in food