e Liquid Facts
When electronic cigarettes first came onto the market, buying e-liquid was a bit of a hit and miss affair. Most people didn’t know what was in it, and with most e-liquid coming from China, many people were concerned: Could we be sure of the quality of the fluid ? Also the packaging was sometimes confusing.
Since our companies formation, ecigforlife aim is to locate a source of e-liquid to ensure it was of the best quality. We did a lot of trialing, contacted many different manufacturers, until we were happy we had found companies which could match those requirements. This meant we only deal with industry respected manufacturers.
What is E-liquid
All electronic cigarettes, whether using pre-filled cartomizers or a fluid filled clearomiser tank system, require e-liquid to produce the inhaled vapor. The e-liquid is a simple solution that can contain some the following components.
Flavoring: To provide an e-liquid that has a taste that resembles a normal cigarette, flavors must be created. Due to the development of the e-liquid industry there are an infinite number of flavors that can be added to make whatever flavor you desire. ecigforlife offer ranges of e-liquids for those that want a boosted flavor profile to add that personal touch.
Diluents: The third ingredient of e-liquid is a diluent. The diluent essentially performs two functions. Firstly it is added to dilute the mixture flavors to form the correct profile flavour. Secondly it adds the part of the solution that produces the vapor that is inhaled and ‘transports’ the flavor from the electronic cigarette to the user. The common diluents used in our products are:
Propylene Glycol (PG): It is a colorless, nearly odourless, clear, viscous liquid with a faintly sweet taste. It is a common base solution used in a range of pharmaceutical products and a food additive often referred to as E1520.
Vegetable Glycerine (VG): Again Vegetable Glycerine, like Propylene Glycol, is a common food and pharmaceutical additive. It is used to provide similar functions of bulking, diluting and stabilising a range of common products. It is often referred to as E422.