Chemicals in vapes | BBC Breakfast

The number of children in the UK trying vaping has risen by 50 percent in the last year, and now a BBC investigation has found that Vapes confiscated from school pupils contain high levels of lead, nickel and chromium. Lab tests show children using the devices could be exposed to nickel levels that are nine times higher than what is considered safe.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'02''
  • Broadcast year: 2023
Curriculum Connection
  • PSHE | Dangers of smoking | Vaping

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: BBC Breakfast
  • Episode: 45069