FDA to Investigate Safety of Inhalable Caffeine

Posted on February 20, 2012

The FDA is going to investigate inhalable caffeine to determine whether or not it is safe for consumers. The inhalable caffeine is sold in containers that resemble lipstick canisters. Breathable Foods, Inc. says its Aeroshot Energy contains caffeine and B vitamins. Breathable Foods says each AeroShot contains 100 mg of caffeine, which is similar to the amount in a large cup of a coffee. Each puff of an AeroShot delivers about 15-25 mg of caffeine.

Senator Charles Schumer is very concerned about the product and he has been pushing for it to get an FDA review. Schumer says kids go to bars and take puffs of AeroShot so they can drink more. Schumer says, "This is a new Four Loko. You buy this, you snort it and you can drink more and more and more." Take a look:

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