After the death of Kyle Boyd, 28, final weekend, authorities businesses are making ready to examine his death, in accordance to Boyd's family.
News 6 introduced Tuesday for the first time that a pattern of Boyd's lung had been despatched to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for extra testing.
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According to his family, the US Drug Enforcement Administration and the Food and Drug Administration have not too long ago investigated the death of Boyd and have since collected used cartridges from Vuse.
"[The FDA asked] what materials he was using," stated Donald Boyd, Kyle's father. "They actually gathered his equipment and [plan] to test it."
One minute earlier than the burial of his son, Donald Boyd spoke to News 6, reaffirming the family's ardour to make sure that it doesn’t occur once more.
"I think we saw that the message reaches people from Boston to Los Angeles," he stated.
A report from the Office of the Medical Examiner defined how hospital workers thought the vaping had in all probability contributed to Boyd's death. His toxicological outcomes got here again detrimental.
"He has not woken up," stated Donald Boyd. "He did not even know what had hit him – we certainly need to find a way to make [vaping] safer."
Deaths and illnesses suspected to be associated to the ambiance don’t happen solely in central Florida. Boyd's death is amongst 47 confirmed air-related deaths in 25 states, in accordance to the CDC.
The FDA introduced two days in the past that it had acquired greater than 1,100 samples as half of its investigation into vaping-related sicknesses and deaths.
"Our family, our friends are going to the hospital with acute chemical pneumonia and this product is damaging their lungs," stated Donald Boyd.
While Boyd's lungs have been destroyed, his family stated he had realized that many of his organs, together with his coronary heart, liver, kidneys and eyes, had been efficiently transplanted.
"His passion was helping people, saving them from addiction and crises," stated Donald Boyd. "He will continue to live and walk on this earth among these people."
Since Tuesday, News 6 has solicited a number of feedback from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the firm that manufactures Vuse digital cigarettes, however had no information again.