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Electronic Cigarettes 

 

The most common cause of fire for these devices appears to be either from using an incorrect charger or over tightening the screwed connection to the rechargeable battery, resulting in mechanical damage.

If you use e-cigarettes, please follow these tips:-

  • Buy well known brands from reputable retailers;
  • Always follow the manufacturers instructions for safe charging, use and disposal;
  • Only use the charger supplied with your kit – do not mix and match components from different devices and do not leave unattended whilst on charge;
  • Charge the device on a flat, solid and stable surface;
  • Never over tighten a battery onto the charger and remove the battery from the charger when fully charged;
  • Stick to the recommended charging time and never leave unattended for long periods or while you are asleep or away from the house; and
  • Keep the device away from flammable or combustible materials while charging and never leave on a bed or soft furnishings.