WDTV.COM 5 News: Doctors & Community Members React to an Exploding Electronic Cigarette "If you're weighing your options there, the risk of a lithium ion battery exploding in an electronic cigarette is going to be a much lower risk than a risk of getting lung cancer if you continue to smoke cigarettes," Dr. Adam Hansen, Thoracic Surgeon. As I've said before, any li-po battery carries some risk of fire or explosion. That's why quality componants are critical. Bloog uses only grade-A li-po cells from the highest rated battery cell manufacturers, and high quality USB chargers. It means our profit margin is a bit less, but it's more than worth it.