The TGA is warning consumers to be aware of counterfeit nicotine vaping products advertised and sold online.
Fake products, known as counterfeits, imitate genuine products but may contain undeclared and hazardous active ingredients. If a product contains nicotine but is not declared to contain nicotine on the product or packaging it is a counterfeit product. [...] Since 1 October, the TGA has observed a worrying trend of people trying to evade regulatory detection by digitally removing the word ‘nicotine’ from nicotine vaping products. In doing so, they are supplying and advertising counterfeit therapeutic goods which is illegal [...]