Tests Conducted in New Zealand and Canada Find Ruyan E-cigarettes Safe;
Results Apply Only to Ruyan Products
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruyan America, Inc., announced today the publication of a report that tested the safety of its electronic smoking alternatives, specifically the nicotine cartridges that produce the smoke-like vapor that users find satisfies their desire for tobacco. The report summary states that the test results confirm that the Ruyan(R) E-cigarette is a safe alternative to smoking, very safe relative to cigarettes and safe in absolute terms on all measurements that were applied. The summary also notes that the report findings refer only and specifically to Ruyan products.
The tests were conducted by Dr. Murray Laugesen of Health New Zealand, Ltd, who also authored the report, and they were performed by seven leading government, university and commercial laboratories in New Zealand and Canada. Ruyan funded the tests and the report, but had no role in the design of the tests or any input with respect to the findings in the report. No completed tests were withheld from the report, which can be viewed in its entirety at http://healthnz.co.nz/RuyanCartridgeReport21-Oct-08.pdf.
Alexander Chong, CEO of Ruyan America, Inc., commented, "We are pleased to have Dr. Laugesen publish these results, validating the safety of our groundbreaking products and this relatively new product category. But, as the summary states, these results apply only to Ruyan and its products."
Chong went on to note how important these tests are expected to be to distributors, retailers and consumers of the products. "Given how critical ingredients like flavorings and scents are to the overall safety profile of the product, we believe that it's very important for distributors, retailers and consumers to demand this kind of information from anyone claiming the right to market or sell similar products."
About the Products
The Ruyan V-8 E-cigarette is a sophisticated electronic device with patents granted in China and Europe and Patents Pending in the US. The device atomizes purified, liquid nicotine and produces a vapor that, when inhaled, satisfies a smoker's craving for tobacco. The vapor contains none of the harmful chemicals commonly found in traditional cigarette smoke and none of those chemicals considered poisonous or carcinogenic. When and if the vapor is expelled, it does not contain any of the harmful chemicals found in second hand smoke. Cartridges for the Ruyan E-cigarette are available in regular and menthol flavors. The Ruyan V-8 was named the most innovative new product at the 2008 Tobacco Plus Expo.
The Ruyan Vegas E-cigar comes in two varieties, the Classic, which contains 16 mg of nicotine, and the Freestyle, which is nicotine free. Both E-cigars produce a thick, flavorful vapor that satisfies a user's tobacco cravings. The Ruyan Vegas E-cigar was named the most marketable new product at the 2008 Tobacco Plus Expo.
Ruyan smoking alternatives do not produce tobacco smoke or smoke of any kind and, as such, do not violate smoking bans or restrictions. Users have successfully satisfied tobacco urges in all states and in all places where smoking is otherwise restricted.
About the Company
Ruyan America, Inc. is a U.S.-based joint venture partner of Ruyan Holdings, Ltd. of Hong Kong. Mr. Hon Lik, the inventor and patent holder of the E-cigarette and the atomizing technology that is critical to it, the E- cigar and the E-pipe, is the Vice-Chairman of Ruyan Holdings, Ltd. and the Chairman of Ruyan America. These products, varieties of replacement cartridges and their accessories are designed, manufactured and sold for the cigarette alternative/smoking substitution market. They allow smokers to satisfy their tobacco cravings in places and situations where they otherwise cannot smoke by law, regulation or common courtesy. Ruyan is the only manufacturer of E-cigarette pursuant to Mr. Hon's patents and Ruyan America is the only Company providing E-cigarettes, E-cigars, E-pipes, their cartridges and accessories to distributors and retailers in concert with safety test results, product liability insurance, detailed ingredient lists, documentation of proprietary intellectual property and the support of a $4 million Direct Response Television campaign. Information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.ruyanamerica.com and the company's DRTV infomercial can be viewed at http://www.nathanandjamesgroup.com.
Warning: Be advised that nicotine is addictive. The Ruyan products have
not been evaluated by the US FDA. They are not intended to be drug products
that diagnose, treat, cure or mitigate any disease or condition. Do not use
these products if you are under the age of 21; if you are a non-smoker, if
you have a demonstrated sensitivity to nicotine or any combination of
common inhalants; or if you are pregnant or nursing.
For Additional Information, Please Contact:
William P. Bartkowski, President
Ruyan America, Inc.
|SOURCE Ruyan America, Inc.|
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