Vitamin E Chemical Is ‘Key Focus’ in Vaping Illness Investigation, Health Officials Say

September 5, 2019

(CNN) – An investigation into the link between vaping and severe lung illnesses has yielded the discovery of extremely high levels of the chemical vitamin E acetate in nearly all cannabis-containing vaping products that were analyzed, New York health officials said Thursday. At least one vape product containing this chemical has been linked to each person who fell ill and submitted a product for testing in the state.