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Man Suffers Second Degree Burns After Vape Explodes In His Face

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

A vape exploded while in a man’s mouth causing him grievous body harm. A total of 66 such cases have been reported to the FDA between 2015 and 2016.

Key takeaways:

  • The accident happened while Andrew was in the bathroom with the device shattering into pieces while in his mouth.

  • The e-cigarette knocked out several teeth in the mouth and left him with second degree burns to the cheeks.

  • Batteries used in the e-cigarettes are widely blamed for the vape pen explosions reported by users.

'I've lost at least 7 teeth, 2nd degree burns to face and neck and have been pulling chunks of plastic, teeth and foreign objects from mouth, throat and lips,' he told Facebook friends.

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