What is in e-liquid? And what is it that makes all that vapour? There are two ingredients that make the vapour. Those two are propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin. The other ingredients are nic and flavouring. The nic and flavouring account for about 8% to 10% of the total composition of e-juice. The rest of the liquid is the propylene glycol, PG, and vegetable glycerin, VG.
- Vegetable Glycerin (VG)
- Propylene Glycol (PG)
As mentioned, three of the four ingredients in e-liquid are food-grade substances. As for the nic in e-liquid, that is typically pharmaceutical grade and extracted from tobacc plants. Because the nic in vaping liquids is extracted from tobacc plants, the FDA has classified e-cig as a tobacc product. Now, let’s take a closer look at e-liquid ingredients.
Whenever you talk about it any compound and call it by its scientific name, it sounds kind of sinister. For example, did you know your could be drinking dihydrogen monoxide right now? Well, that sounds scary, doesn’t it! Well, as a matter of fact, it’s just water. So when you hear about the ingredients in e-liquid, you might think what the heck is that? So let’s talk about it.