McCormick's Pure food flavorings

Discussion in 'General E-Liquid Discussion' started by thegrindre, Apr 29, 2011.

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  1. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    OK, guys, here goes. Can we use McCormick's Pure Food Flavorings found at your local grocery store???
    I hope so, because I just mixed about a 25% Anise extract solution in with a coffee flavored ejuice I bought.
    Please stop me if I'm doing wrong.
    My lungs haven't collapsed, as of yet, my ecig didn't blow up because of the alcohol content and the flavor is delicious.

  2. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    I wanted to bump this thread, guys. I haven't received any response from anybody.

  3. REET_AZ

    REET_AZ Ultra Member Verified Member

    I do not know the answer to this...but am interested in hearing the answer. Sounds like a nice way to change the flavor of a juice that needs a little help!
  4. db13berry

    db13berry Ultra Member Verified Member

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    I looked at these flavorings in the grocery store the other day. They have PG, some kind of alcohol and artificial flavorings listed in the ingredients. Except for the one that had "oil" listed which I would stay far away from. I was actually Googling the other day to see if anyone has used McCormick flavorings in the vaping world and had no luck finding anything at all.

    Maybe someone will answer that knows as I would like to know too.
  5. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    Listen, now, I'm referring to the PURE food flavoring and NOT the imitation stuff, OK?

  6. ardelleg

    ardelleg Super Member Verified Member

    Most of what I have read on ECF says to stay away from any of the oils since they might be bad for the lungs. Oil can't/won't be expelled?
    As far as the extracts it sounds like they aren't as strong as the flavorings used by most DIY'ers so would dilute the nic strength of the juice.
    So once again I guess the answer is 'it depends' :)

    I figure that with the small amount of any of it that I would be getting I am willing to try most anything... so will probably try your mix one of these days....
  7. Angler

    Angler Senior Member

    This thread should be bumped!

    I would really like to know the answer to this question too. It would be nice if someone can find some, real, documented info on this mix. I haven't found anything yet.
  8. Dob_Bobolina

    Dob_Bobolina Super Member

    Yeah, this would be interesting to know. Accessible!
  9. afrazier5

    afrazier5 Super Member Verified Member

    Maybe send the information to one of the larger juice vendors to do a little research and provide feedback?
  10. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    Just a note which was inspired by Ardelleg above, these PURE food flavorings contain the natural oil of the plant.
    Do you think that's bad? It's the natural oils and not a petroleum product that the government has approved that is in some of our food products.

    I quit vaping it for now, BTW...
  11. db13berry

    db13berry Ultra Member Verified Member

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    Ok then.
    What does the ingredients list say on your PURE McCormick food flavoring? Just curious.

    edit: found the ingredient list for what you are talking about.
    Alcohol 73%
    Oil of anise

    This may help with research.
  12. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    I also have PURE Almond Extract;

    Alcohol 32%
    Oil of bitter almond
  13. db13berry

    db13berry Ultra Member Verified Member

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    Ingredients for IMITATION Cherry


    Just for comparison.
  14. TomCatt

    TomCatt Da Catt Verified Member

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    Bump again
  15. nerak

    nerak ECF Guru Verified Member

    You should read this thread: DIY e-liquid Sometimes it is hard to find where to ask a question. Search that forum for a answer or post.
  16. PoliticallyIncorrect

    PoliticallyIncorrect Vaping Master Verified Member

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    This has been discussed before more than once, to no conclusive end that I've found. Like here:

    On the government approved thing, keep in mind that the type of consumption in question there was through one's digestive tract; your lungs—over time—might have a different opinion.

    I've seen that McCormick stuff and have been tempted to experiment myself—but, well...I ain't a lab mouse.
  17. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    If that's the case, why don't we just close this thread down???
    No reason to continue something that's already been discussed, IMO.
  18. PoliticallyIncorrect

    PoliticallyIncorrect Vaping Master Verified Member

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    Sorry. Didn't mean to get your dander up. I was just putting forth what I've come across to this point, FWIW.
  19. thegrindre

    thegrindre Super Member

    No, my dander isn't up, I'm serious. Let's close it down and post in the other threads.
  20. PoliticallyIncorrect

    PoliticallyIncorrect Vaping Master Verified Member

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    Well, let's not. Of all the issues that get batted around here, this one is more important than most.
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