E-cigarettes - fire safety tips

  • Never leave e-cigarettes on charge, unattended, for long periods.

  • Do not mix components of different e-cigarettes.

  • Only use the charger supplied.

  • Ensure you purchase your e-cigarette from a reputable source.

  • Check the e-cigarette carries CE certification.

  • Test your smoke alarm regularly.

  • Contact Trading Standards over any e-cigarette safety concerns.

How to charge e-cigarettes safely

  • Always use the correct charger and follow the manufacturer's instructions.

  • Never charge a battery that has been damaged, dropped or struck.

  • Never plug a charger into a non-approved mains power transformer.

  • Check your battery has overcharge or overheat protection.

  • Don't overcharge. Remove the battery from charge when complete.

  • Never leave a charging battery unattended.

  • Don't use if wet.

  • Do not overtighten the atomiser when connecting it to the charger.

Last updated: Monday, 19 June 2023