Category Archives: eJuice FAQs

Where can I buy eJuice or e-liquid?

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There are thousands of retailers both online and in stores selling eJuice or e-liquid. Most liquids you will find in physical stores will be significantly more expensive than purchasing online, even when you factor in shipping costs. Quality is the most important factor when selecting an e-liquid. Thoroughly research a brand before you purchase it and look for products that have a clear description of the ingredients and that are manufactured in North America. Continue reading

What hardware do I need to vape e-liquid?

To get started vaping e-liquid it is recommended that you research various types of electronic cigarettes (ecigs) and personal vaporizers (PV). Tanks size and battery capacity should all be considered when selecting the right vaping device for your needs. All hardware contains a small heating atomizer that vaporize the e-liquid and creates an aerosol like mist that stimulates the act of tobacco smoking without the harsh chemicals, additives or unpleasant odor of traditional cigarettes. Many of the products out there resemble traditional cigarettes and allow the user to select custom flavors and nicotine levels. Most hardware is compatible with all varieties of e-liquids and it really depends on the preferences of the vapor in selecting the right products for ultimate satisfaction.

How many “cigarettes” are in a 30ml bottle of e-liquid?

This depends on several factors, mostly the concentration of liquid nicotine in the eJuice product that you have selected. On average, one 30ml bottle of e-liquid is the equivalent to 2.5 cartons of cigarettes. This really depends on how much you vape and the voltage of your ecigarette or personal vaporizer battery. For example, if you smoke full strength cigarettes, each cigarette contains approximately 1.2mg of nicotine. Continue reading

What do the numbers 0, 8, 12, 18, 24 mean on the e-liquid bottle?

The numbers on the label indicate the concentration or strength of liquid nicotene in the e-liquid product. The nicotine strength listed for e-liquid is the number of milligrams of nicotine per milliliter in a bottle. That means a 10ml bottle of 24mg nicotine e-juice would have 240mg of nicotine in it (24mg x 10ml). Likewise, a 30ml bottle of 24mg e-liquid would have 720mg of nicotine in it (24mg x 30ml).

What is VG?

VG, vegetable glycerine or glycerol is an organic compound widely used in foods and medications. A colorless, odorless, sweet liquid, PG is often used to sweeten foods or keep them moist. PG or Glycerol is also used in many medical, pharmaceutical and personal care products to improve smoothness, moisture and lubrication. It is commonly found in cough syrups, elixirs, toothpaste and mouthwashes, and skin and hair care products, due to its soothing properties.

What is PG?

PG or propylene glycol is an organic compound. A clear, colorless, nearly odorless, viscous liquid with a mildly sweet taste. PG is recognized and considered generally safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is commonly used as a preservative in food and for tobacco products, as well as pharmaceutical and personal care products such as toothpaste and asthma inhalers.

Is liquid nicotine safe?

There is no current scientific evidence that nicotine is a cancer causing agent. It is tobacco smoking that is associated with increased risk of lung cancer, heart disease. Nicotine may be an addictive substance, however it is non-carcinogenic. It does not cause cancer. Several studies have even proven that nicotine may have some benefits including reducing the rist of Parkinsons and Alzheimers disease. It is the multitude of chemicals in traditional cigarettes that cause extensive health problems, making vaping a great alternative to traditional tobacco use.

What is eJuice or e-liquid?

Ejuice or e-liquid is the liquid that produces the vapor in electronic cigarettes or personal vaporizers. eJuice is a solution of base liquids, propylene glycol (PG) and/or vegetable glycerine (VG) and/or polyethylene glycol 400 (PEG400) mixed with concentrated flavors and varying levels of liquid nicotine concentrate. The base liquids are widely used as food additives and base liquids for a variety of personal care products like toothpaste, as well as in medical devices such as asthma inhalers.