There are more than 500 ingredients in cigarettes. They are dreadful and addictive. Many are known to cause cancer and are poisonous. Shockingly, many are also found in household products. Here is a list of some of the ingredients found in cigarettes:
Shocking Ingredient #1
It contains arsenic that is used in rat poisons.
Shocking Ingredient #2
It contains cyanide, which is a lethal poison.
Shocking Ingredient #3
It contains ammonia, which is used as a household cleaner.
Shocking Ingredient #4
It contains ethyl furoate, which causes liver damage in animals.
Shocking Ingredient #5
It contains naphthalene, which is the ingredient in mothballs.
Shocking Ingredient #6
It contains benzene, which is used in making dyes and synthetic rubber.
Shocking Ingredient #7
It contains butane, which is used in lighter fluid.
Shocking Ingredient #8
It contains lead, which is poisonous at high doses.
Shocking Ingredient #9
It contains formaldehyde, which is used to preserve dead specimens.
Shocking Ingredient #10
It contains cadmium, which is used in batteries.
Care2. The Shocking Ingredients In Cigarettes. Author: Melissa Breyer.
American Lung Association. What’s In A Cigarette?
Tri-County Cessation Center. Cigarette Ingredients.