What Are Disposable Vapes?
Disposable vapes are the same as any other type of vaping device but they are disposed of once they have run out. They contain a liquid that has nicotine in it called E-Liquid. The device will contain a power source (i.e., a battery) which will power a heating element that produces vapour for the user to inhale. Unlike most other vaping devices, disposable vape pens are intended to be used only once. They have no features to allow them to be refilled or recharged.
Are Disposable Vapes Dangerous?
Disposable Vapes are as safe as any other product on the market. You should always ensure that you get your disposable vape from a trusted supplier and that you use them responsibly. Here at Vape Disposables we use authentic suppliers for our goods and ensure that they are authenticity checked before sale. We also do not supply any goods that are over the legal nicotine limit in the UK. We offer a range of brands such as Elf Bar, Elux and Geek Bar. In an article written for the Guardian UK, it states that ‘We need to reassure smokers that switching to an e-cigarette would be much less harmful than smoking’.
Are Disposable Vapes Bad For You?
There is much proof suggesting that vaping is currently the most effective help for those who wish to kick the smoking habit. Vape products contain Nicotine which is usually the salt in disposable vape devices, is not actually harmful but can be addictive. Disposable vape products are safe for users when used responsibly. The NHS website states that ‘they're far less harmful than cigarettes, and can help you quit smoking for good.’
Are Disposable Vapes Worse Than Normal Vapes?
Disposable vapes work the same way any other vape works and they're a safer alternative to cigarettes. The only difference for disposable devices is that you can’t refill them or charge them. Some may argue that this makes them safer when compared to other vaping devices that you can charge and refill. Handling electrics and e-liquids come with its own hazards that are avoided with a disposable device. You simply just order your chosen disposable vape, open the package and take your first hit, then once the battery and e-liquid in your device has run out you just replace it with a new one. The only real concern that comes with disposable devices is ensuring that you dispose of them safely and correctly.
Disposable Vape Dangers
Although disposable e-cigarettes aren't meant to be reused and run on limited battery life, there are several sites and social media posts that give instructions for how to refill and recharge these products. The problem is if the devices can be manipulated, opened, and refilled even though they shouldn’t be. Exposure to liquid nicotine remains a concern. Swallowing the liquid inside of a disposable e-cigarette can be dangerous, especially if done by children. Nicotine poisoning may include the following: nausea, vomiting, shaking, and heart palpitations.
Disposable Vapes to Avoid
Fake Disposable Vapes
As it's been said before, disposables are no more dangerous than any other vape device, but you have to be aware that not all disposables are genuine and some items are counterfeit. Cyphme state that ‘Although they look and feel are exactly like real e-cigarettes, counterfeited manufacturers use low quality materials, and inaccurate labelling, and do not pay any heed to safety regulations.’ You should always get your Vapes from a trusted supplier. Some brands will have a QR code that you can scan to verify the authenticity of your vape by the serial number.’
Illegal Disposable Vapes
You should check the legal nicotine content in your country if you are concerned about your product. In the United Kingdom, more customers are ordering e-cigarettes that are smuggled in from the United States, China and other countries since their nicotine levels are higher than the legal limit of 20mg.
How to Vape Safely
Disposable vape devices make it easy and convenient to vape safely. They include no set-up and are ready for you to start vaping as soon as they arrive in your hands! For the best vaping experience - follow these simple steps:
- Once you have received your disposable device it's time to verify it! Most models will come with a scannable barcode that allows you to verify their authenticity.
- Remove all packaging from your device. Ensure that any plastic covers have been removed from the mouthpiece and airflow hole before using.
- Take your first hit and enjoy it responsibly.
Disposable Vapes Myths and the Media
The truth is, disposable vapes have had a lot of bad press. This has been driven somewhat by the use of disposable vapes trending amongst the underage community, ash.action on smoking and health state that ‘92% of under 18s who’ve never smoked, have also never vaped, and only 2% have vaped more frequently than once or twice’. Due to the poor portrayal in the media this has also led to a circulation of myths and rumours about the products.
MYTH: Disposable Vapes are the same as cigarettes because they contain nicotine
De-Bunked: One of the only connections between cigarettes and disposables is that they both contain nicotine. Nicotine is addictive, but it causes negligible health risks on its own. There are many dangerous chemicals and additives in cigarettes that are absent in disposable vapes, including carbon monoxide, tar, lead, and arsenic.
MYTH: Disposable Vape Pens are Likely to Explode in Your Face
De-Bunked: You may end up with an explosion on your face if you mistreat or throw away a battery-powered device. Disposables are no different.
Myth: Disposable vapes are unsafe because they do not list the ingredients
Truth: Only counterfeit companies do not list their ingredients truthfully. If you have an authentic product from a trusted supplier then the ingredients should be listed on the packaging.
MYTH: Disposable Vapes are Expensive