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What is in e-liquid?Updated a year ago

‘E-liquid’ a term for the liquid that is used in a vape/e-cigarette to produce both the flavour and vapour. E-liquid consists of two main components - Propylene Glycol (PG) and Vegetable Glycerin (VG), along with flavouring and the option of nicotine.

Propylene Glycol and Vegetable Glycerin are the carriers of the flavour concentrates and nicotine (if required). VG is essentially used as a thickener, whereas PG does the opposite - it is used as a thinner. 

You will often hear of VG/PG ratios in e-liquid - this specifies how thick or thin the e-liquid is. For example, a higher PG ratio such as 70PG/30VG is quite a ‘thin’ liquid, will typically give you a slightly harsher throat hit, and is more suited to pod systems and mouth to lung devices, as the coils in these devices are small. A high VG ratio such as 70VG/30PG is often softer on the throat and will produce larger, more dense vapour production (clouds). Most e-liquids will state the VG/PG ratio on the label.

Here at VAPO we use only the highest quality ingredients consisting of VG, PG, food-grade flavouring and nicotine. V E-Liquid is manufactured to the highest standards in an ISO5 cleanroom here in New Zealand by Myriad Laboratories. All of our e-liquid is tested by an independent laboratory in the UK to ensure it is free of diacetyl and acetyl propionyl. 

You can check out our range of NZ made e-liquid right here.

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