Experts: electronic cigarettes are not less harmful than usual. Part 2
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jurisdiction doesn't apply to electronic cigarettes. At present moment manufacturers of these devices assert their unaccountability to regulatory agency in the court.
Let's remind, electronic cigarettes were developed to substitute usual cigarettes and cigars. In the base of electronic cigarettes construction lies ultrasonic atomizer of nicotine liquid with addition of tobacco aromatizer. Second type is electronic cigarettes based on cold vapor generator.
Steam is generated from aromatized liquid that contains nicotine or doesn't contain it. According to manufacturer's statements, electronic cigarette allows to control both physical (cartridges with different content of nicotine) and psychological (reproduction of smoking ritual) dependence.
Cartridges are divided into 4 types according to nicotine content: strong, average, light and non-nicotine. One cartridge substitutes approximately one pack of cigarettes. Consumption depends on cigarette model and capacity of cartridge itself and can considerably fluctuate in one or another side.
Today exists a lot of various flavors for electronic cigarettes. For example: mint, cherry, apple, lemon, vanilla, coffee and other.