Vaping tests reveal cancer-causing ingredients in e-cigarettes, ACCC alleges

Two e-cigarette companies are being accused of misleading consumers by claiming their products are not harmful despite allegedly containing toxic chemicals. 

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleges that the companies claimed on their websites that their e-cigarettes did not contain the carcinogens or toxic chemicals found in regular cigarettes.

The ACCC has lodged a case in the Federal Court against Queensland-based companies Social-Lites and Elusion New Zealand.

Reported by Amy Bainbridge, consumer affairs reporter, ABC


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