Hidden Dangers

There are health risks linked to other chemicals found in vaping products. Vaping substances have fewer and different chemicals than in tobacco products. We are still learning more about how vaping affects health. The long-term health impacts of vaping are unknown. However, there is enough evidence to justify efforts to prevent the use of vaping products by youth and non-smokers.

Can you spot the ten (10) hidden danger words related to vaping? Here’s a hint – fill in the blanks in the text below:

Did you know vaping can cause l__g _a__g_? It can expose you to _ar_f__ _he___al_ like _or___d__y_e and ac____i_ or metal particles like ___k__, t__ and al_____m. You don’t want any of these in your lungs. The majority of vaping liquids available in Canada contain n__o___e. The long-term safety of inhaling substances like p_o_y__n_ __y___ and _____rol are unknown and continues to be assessed.

Did you know vaping can cause lung damage? It can expose you to harmful chemicals like formaldehyde and acrolein or metal particles like nickel, tin and aluminum. You don’t want any of these in your lungs. The majority of vaping liquids available in Canada contain nicotine. The long-term safety of inhaling substances like propylene glycol and glycerol are unknown and continues to be assessed.

Scientific image of torso showing some organs