E-Liquid has been used for nearly a decade by large numbers of people. While propylene glycol can cause allergies and irritation in a minority of people, no significant risks to health have been recorded but if you are allergic to PG you will need to use 100% VG Eliquid.

The long term effects of vaping are not yet known, although current opinion around the web are that they are a much better alternative to smoking tobacco.

Most of these components in eliquid  are well known and are used in many food products such as household products. Currently only pharmaceutical grade (USP) or food grade PG and VG are safe to use.

Eliquid in Nicotine?

E-Liquid contains nicotine (unless marked as Zero Nicotine)and should only be used and handled by adults 18 or older depending on your origin. Please be aware that nicotine is a known poison. However, in small doses usually found in cigarettes and electronic cigarettes it is safe to handle and to inhale in a vapour form. While unlikely to harm an adult, e-liquid  could harm a child.

Nicotine has a similar risk profile to caffeine, and can raise blood pressure. Little is still known about nicotine, but we do know that it is the combustion that takes place when a cigarette is smoked that causes most of the harm, not of the  nicotine. Nicotine may also have some beneficial effects, Read more about nicotine here.

Is it safe to handle Eliquid?

E-liquid should never be handled by anyone underage and should only be used by people who are smokers and have a tolerance for nicotine. E-Liquid should always be kept in a childproof bottle, and out of reach of young children.

Should you get e-liquid  on your skin, wash the e-liquid  off with soap and water.