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Old 26th Oct 2015, 10:54
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Batteries to be removed ...

From the New Straights Times

Remove vape batteries before boarding flights, smokers told 26 OCTOBER 2015 @ 6:36 PM KUALA LUMPUR: Effective immediately, all passengers must first remove the batteries from their electronic cigarettes before boarding any flights.

This is to prevent a recurrence of Saturday’s incident where an electronic cigarette triggered a fire on board Malindo Air flight OD1003. In a statement today, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said the company was aware of International Civil Aviation Organisation rulings which bar electronic cigarettes, commonly known as vapes, from being checked into the cargo. The devices, however, are permitted to be carried on board as part of the cabin luggage.

“As such, effective immediately, we have implemented additional precautionary measures by instructing passengers to remove the batteries from their electronic cigarettes. “We are also aware that the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is conducting further investigation to enforce these rulings,” said the statement. The DCA, in a statement earlier today, had said it was conducting a thorough investigation into Saturday’s incident. DCA director general Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said they regard the incident as a serious matter, based on the ICAO’s Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (ICAO Doc 9284) guidelines.

Under the guidelines, aircraft passengers and crew are forbidden from checking in electronic cigarettes into the cargo. Passengers and crew are also forbidden from charging the devices on board in the aircraft cabin.

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Old 26th Oct 2015, 16:50
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Electronic cigarette's what?
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Old 26th Oct 2015, 17:47
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Do you mean their batteries? As far as I know, some e-cigarettes do not have removable batteries but are recharged directly. Here is an example of what can go wrong from anoither thread on this same topic is one of the many reasons to ensure no one attempts to use an E-cigarette onboard:

Man suffers fractured neck, third degree burns and has hole blown through the roof of his mouth after e-cigarette explodes - Americas - World - The Independent

End of the article, relates to the UK:
This summer a series of “highly disturbing” fires caused by exploding e-cigarette chargers led to a nationwide safety alert in the UK, with more than 100 fires thought to have been caused by the devices in the last two years.
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Old 27th Oct 2015, 08:03
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Old 27th Oct 2015, 18:03
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... And the yanks follow Malaysia.

Feds to ban e-cigarettes in checked airline luggage | TheHill
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Old 6th Oct 2018, 11:42
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Anybody know if you can take vape liquid as hold baggage in quantity ?
all regs talk about actual cigs and lithium batteries but never the liquid , is it even flammable ?
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If it is true that they only give off "water vapour", why is there often such a strong smell from them? The water vapour from my kettle is quite odour-free.
Personally, I find the smell to be quite industrial in nature and disgusting, I do wonder what people are inhaling!
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Old 7th Oct 2018, 12:24
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The only relevant answer will come from the airline you intend to travel on.
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Or your doctor.
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Old 7th Oct 2018, 20:06
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The U.S. Surgeon General has concluded that e-cigarettes can expose users to several potentially harmful chemicals,
including nicotine, carbonyl compounds and volatile organic compounds.1
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Old 10th Oct 2018, 11:23
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Originally Posted by Nervous SLF View Post
The U.S. Surgeon General has concluded that e-cigarettes can expose users to several potentially harmful chemicals,
including nicotine, carbonyl compounds and volatile organic compounds.1
It is also worth remembering that those voluminous clouds of microscopic water droplets have just been in direct contact with the vaper's lungs and mucus membranes. As this is recognised as one of the primary vectors of disease spread, and while a cough or a sneeze is expected to shielded from you nearest neighbours and preferably directed into a handkerchief, I remain amazed that it is deemed acceptable to ostentatiously billow these exhalations into the open environment. Aircraft ventilation is notoriously poor in its protections in this regard, and I am surprised that there is any suggestion from any quarter that rules should change to allow vaping on board.
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Originally Posted by kildress View Post
If it is true that they only give off "water vapour", why is there often such a strong smell from them? The water vapour from my kettle is quite odour-free.
Personally, I find the smell to be quite industrial in nature and disgusting, I do wonder what people are inhaling!
I too find the smell disgusting and this along with the huge amount of visible pollution (supposedly 'only water vapour') compared to tobacco makes me say I would prefer to be with tobacco smokers (I don't smoke at all, never have done).
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 03:31
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I know this topic has been covered in bits, But if Electronic cigarette are banned say on Emirates or BA if you went in to the toilet and puffed on it would it set off any alarms? I am sure the crews use them on board when out of site. Comments please.
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