Counterfeit and street made products--especially pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, tobacco/nicotine or illicit drugs--should never be used. It is unlikely that the quality control or formulation of these products is up to the FDA's or US consumer's standards. Some of the evidence of the vape lung illness is starting to point towards these black market products, but nobody knows anything for sure yet.
By manufacturing and packaging Pixotine in the US, we know that any shipment from a foreign country into the US would be a counterfeit version. We are lucky that a $4 pack of Pixotine has little allure to entice a counterfeiter to make Pixotine.
Our products provide nicotine to the user without the need to inhale smoke or vapor.
This informative article dives into what authorities know and don't know regarding the vape illnesses...
Read full article from NPR here