Vitamin E acetate, vegetable glycerol, propylene glycol, and other lipids are additives that can be found in some vape products.
These lipids can upset the natural function of surfactants protecting the lungs and lead to lipid accumulation in the lungs, leading to pneumonia or death.
Highgrade Labs can test for these and other adulterants and viscosity modifying agents.
Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) from Agilent Technologies.
Recent investigations by the CDC and FDA have linked vitamin E acetate to thousands of lung injury cases across the United States. Screening vape products for Vitamin E Acetate and other additives helps to ensure products are safe for consumption.