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The HSE is issuing a warning for certain Aroma King e-cigarettes, advising the public not to use them

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The public is being urged by the HSE to stop using certain e-cigarettes from the Aroma King range of disposable electronic cigarettes that do not comply with EU tobacco legislation.

They are also urging retailers to stop selling these products.

The HSE’s National Tobacco Control Office has submitted RAPEX alerts to Safety Gate (the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products) after it was found that the products contained more than the permitted level of nicotine (20mg/ml or 2nd level). piece) included.

Approximately 46 Aroma King disposable e-cigarettes across the ranges and flavors were sampled and analyzed by the HSE and found to have a nicotine concentration in excess of the nicotine limit.

The permissible value is 20 mg/ml, but the products analyzed had values ​​up to 50.4 mg/ml.

The declared nicotine concentration on the packaging indicates a nicotine concentration of 20mg/ml or 2pc nicotine.

The HSE has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers that they know of and are in the process of contacting known retailers of these products.

dr Maurice Mulcahy, Regional Chief Environmental Health Officer at the HSE, said: “As a precautionary measure, our message to the public is to check your e-cigarette product against the list of products affected by this alert.

“If you have any of these products, we want you to stop using them and return them to the store where you bought them.

“If you have already used it and are feeling unwell then your GP should be the first point of contact.

“We are asking retailers to stop selling the products listed below and to contact us with full supplier traceability details. If retailers have sold or distributed any of the products listed below, we would like them to recall them by posting a recall notice prominently in their retail stores and on their website.”

The e-cigarettes involved in this alert are:

Alert Reference A12/00605/22 Aroma King Bar 600 puffs 20mg/ml 2% nicotine, in the following flavors and batch numbers:

ice cream cone; Green apple; Monster; grape energy; hawaiian pog; berry peach; blueberry chewing gum; Strawberry ice cream; grape ice cream; watermelon ice cream; Strawberry ice cream; peach ice cream; Blue Sour Raspberry; Cherry ice-cream; mango apple pear; cool mango; Blue Razz Cherry; energy drink

BATCH NUMBER: MFG: 2021.10.21 EXP: 2023.10.20

Alert Reference A12/00604/22 Aroma King 2000 Puffs 20mg/ml Salt Nicotine, in Blueberry, Hawaiian Pog, Blue Razz Ice Flavors
LOT NUMBER: No lot number

Alert Reference A12/00602/22 Aroma King 700+ Puff 20mg/ml Salt Nicotine in the following flavors Peach Ice, Grape Ice, Mango Apple Pear, Green Apple, Cool Mango, Banana Ice, Lychee Ice, Cola, Energy Drink Ice
LOT NUMBER: No lot number

Alert Reference A12/00603/22 Aroma King Queen 1400 20 mg/ml 2% nicotine in the flavors Green Apple, Banana Ice, Cola Lemon
LOT NUMBER: No lot number

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