Producers of vapor liquids for e-cigarettes are asking a Portland State chemistry professor to test their products — after he found formaldehyde in one brand. David Peyton found the carcinogen in vapor drawn at a high temperature from the Halo brand cafe mocha e-cigarette
A team of PSU researchers led by professor David H. Peyton published a study on Thursday, Jan 22 in the New England Journal of Medicine uncovering hidden formaldehyde in some e-cigarette vapor. Read more here.
Chelsea Bailey, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (All day)
(Portland, Ore.) January 22, 2015 – In a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Portland State University researchers reveal that e-cigarette vapor can contain hidden formaldehyde at levels five to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes.