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What Are the FDA Requirements for Liquid Nicotine?

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: How can you help keep liquid nicotine out of the hands of your children?
Air Date: 1/20/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Corinn Cross, MD
cori crossDr. Corinn Cross was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Barnard College where she graduated cum laude and majored in philosophy. She went on to attend the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ, where she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Cross did her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cross has continued to work at CHLA as a general pediatrics attending.

Dr. Cross is actively involved in her local AAP, Chapter 2, where she is an obesity champion. She is co-founder of the Fit to Play and Learn Obesity Prevention curriculum. Through a collaboration between AAP Chapter 2 and the L.A. Unified School District this curriculum is being used to educate at-risk students and their parents on the risks of obesity and to help them to lead healthier lives. Dr. Cross is an AAP Spokesperson and speaks to children throughout the L.A. school district about obesity, healthy lifestyles and the benefits of walking to school.

Dr. Cross is a member of the Executive Board for the AAP's Council on Communications and Media. She is the Editor of the Council on Communications and Media's blog.
What Are the FDA Requirements for Liquid Nicotine?
Liquid nicotine comes in a variety of bright colors and in flavors... many of them appealing to children, such as cotton candy and gummy bear.

It's no surprise that these products have found their way into the hands of children who have ingested them by accident.

In February 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 215 calls to poison control centers related to e-cigarette exposures, a drastic spike from one call per month four years ago.

What are the FDA requirements for liquid nicotine?

Listen in as Corinn Cross, MD, shares the FDA requirements for liquid nicotine and how you can keep your child safe.
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