Register
This forum uses cookies
This forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.


Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
E-Cig effects on cultured living cells officially published 6th June 2013
04-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Post: #1
E-Cig effects on cultured living cells officially published 6th June 2013
Electronic cigarette effects on cultured living cells officially published


The study on cytotoxic potential of electronic cigarette vapor on cultured cells has been published today by the journal Inhalation Toxicology.

In this study we tested 21 e-liquids from an Italian manufacturer (Flavourart). Vapor was produced by an e-cigarette device and it was extracted to cell culture medium. Similarly, smoke of 1 tobacco cigarette was tested. The extracts were applied separately on cell cultures, and cell survival was examined after 24 hours.

According to the abstract, smoke was extremely toxic, with only 5.7% of the cells surviving after 24 hours of exposure. Twenty e-cigarette liquids were absolutely non-toxic (survival more than 70%, in most cases close to 100% or even more), while 1 sample was slightly toxic. Even for that sample, cell survival was 795% higher relative to tobacco smoke.

Tomorrow we will upload a press release, so stay tuned…

(this relates to the same study previously posted regarding FlavourArt Italy- visiting the page on Dr Farsalinos's site will give you insight into the comments and Dr F's responses to them)

Link To page on Dr Farsalinos site
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  EFFECTS of Nicotine on Health - ACSH Cat 0 623 08-04-2014 08:37 AM
Last Post: Cat
  Comparison of the effects of ecig vapour and cig smoke on indoor air quality Cat 0 594 15-03-2014 11:08 AM
Last Post: Cat
  Characteristics, side effects and benefits of electronic cigarette use: 11th Feb 14 Cat 0 1,155 13-02-2014 09:37 PM
Last Post: Cat
  First toxicology study on vapor - 10th June 2013 Cat 0 644 04-02-2014 07:23 PM
Last Post: Cat
  Worldwide internet survey close to completion 1st June 2013 Cat 0 571 04-02-2014 07:11 PM
Last Post: Cat



User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)