HSE assesses popular vape products for breach of tobacco law

Previous research found certain Elf Bar products and an IVG vape were above legal limit for tank size

According to results of laboratory tests commissioned by ProVape, there are ‘a range of vaping products currently on sale in the Republic of Ireland and across Europe which we believe to be in breach of EU TPD Legislation’

A popular e-cigarette brand being sold in Irish shops is under investigation by the HSE following warnings that some of its products may be in breach of European safety rules.

The HSE has confirmed it is assessing some Elf Bar products, which are a brand of disposable vapes that contain a fully enclosed tank with a built-in battery.

The Chinese brand, which is particularly popular with young people, is sold in a wide range of ...