Vape Explodes in Woman’s Face Causing Severe Injuries

Here we go again with the media reporting a story without understanding how vape technology works and how some products are safer than others.

So what the media is reporting right now is that a woman came into a store called “The Vapor Shop” located on Harlem Road in Machesney Park in Chicago complaining that the battery in her “vape pen” was malfunctioning, so the vape shop changed the battery for her.

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Safety Recall on the Vuse Vibe Vape Pen

There is now a voluntary safety recall on the Vuse Vibe vape pen. This was initiated directly by R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company after they received complaints of malfunctioning batteries. Supposedly whatever is malfunctioning is causing the power units to overheat, which could be a fire hazard. R.J. Reynolds has had 10 complaints reported so far … Read more

The DotBox 300w Has Battery Issues – Recall Notice

DotMod is known for their luxurious high-end products. A lot of people say their mods are the Macbook of the vape world because they are so visually appealing. But unfortunately, their devices are also known for their lackluster performance due to the proprietary chip they use (their older products use the much better DNA chip). The Dotbox 300 has been out for a while now, since at least January 2017, so nearly a year, but just recently, owners are reporting that the LiPo battery inside has started to get puffy and will not hold a charge.

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Aspire Has Changed The Cell They Use For Their 18650’s

See, now this is why it’s so good to have someone like Mooch in the vaping community testing batteries for us. Originally, the Aspire 18650 was rated fairly highly by Mooch. At some point, Aspire started wrapping lower quality cells. They have new wraps that no longer have current ratings, which is ridiculous because now … Read more

iJoy Has Changed Their 20700 Battery

Back in April of this year, 2017, Mooch ran some tests on the iJoy 40a 20700 battery. He found that while it was overrated at 40amps, it does seem to be a good battery at 30a and is accurately rated at 3000mAh. The market for 20700 batteries is small, so there aren’t a lot of … Read more