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Does E-liquid nicotine show positive result for nicotine in ETG urine test?

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I take random etg urine tests, I have started using E-cig vaporizers with e-liquid nicotine. One of the products in the liquid is propylene glycol, will it test positive on UA?

Posted Thu, 14 Aug 2014 in General Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Yes,test will be positive.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXX
Thanks for writing to HCM

Yes,test will be positive in urine test due to presence of nicotine.
Positive test is due to presence of nicotine.
E-liquid nicotine usually contain a mixture of propylene glycol,vegetable glycerin,nicotine and flavorings.

Some E-liquid preparation are free of nicotine then only it wouldn't be detected.

Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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