E Juice that may break a plastic tanks

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Below is a list of flavors that our customers say have cracked their tanks. Everyone’s experience is going to be different. This is just a general warning of what could happen if you load any of these flavors into plastic. If you never want to worry a Kanger Pro Tank will be one of the most affordable easy to use glass tank systems on the market. Start browsing our current e juice selection now.

The following e liquids may break your plastic tank based system:

Afternoon Delight
Almond Amaretto
Arnold Palmer
Banana Foster
Banana Split
Black Clove
Black Licorice
Black Rock
Blood Orange
Cherry Limeade
Cider Fire
Cinnamon Hot Tamale
Cinnamon Red Hot
Cinnamon Roll
Creme De Menthe
Demon Energy
Double Apple
Doctor Soda
Dream Tea
Gummi Bear
Ecto Cooler
Extreme Soda
Farmers Market
Faux Hawk
Freckled Lemonade
Ginger Ale
Green Apple
Hawk Sauce
Kettle Corn
Key Lime
Lemon Breezy
Lemon Goddess
Mango Tea
Maraschino Cherry
Monster Bash
Morning Vape
Ocean breeze
Orange Ice
Pastel Sours
Peach Meltdown
Pineapple Peach
Pineapple Upsidedown Cake
Pink Lemonade
Rad Energy
Raspberry Lemonade
Razzle Dazzle
Red Cream Soda
Rock Party Energy
Root Beer
Ruby Red Grapefruit
Salacious Strawberry
Solar Flare
Sour Yum
Sucker Punch
Swedish Lime
Sweet Cherry Bomb
Thug Juice
Twin Mint Gum
White Out
Wild Cherry
Yellow Ice

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198 Responses to “E Juice that may break a plastic tanks”

  1. Steve Lanham March 12, 2013 at 11:30 pm #

    I’ve used both white out and ecto cooler in a poly propylene tank with no issues.

    • admin March 19, 2013 at 6:35 pm #

      So have we. We also get reports that say otherwise.

      • Jarla July 28, 2013 at 4:30 pm #

        Almond flavor have cracked two of mine plastictanks ,they “melt” in a strange way.
        Now i use Mini pro Tank (glass) whith no problem.
        Add Almond to the list!

        • James August 7, 2013 at 6:26 pm #

          Are you talking about Almond Amaretto?

      • Chet August 16, 2013 at 5:01 am #

        Will they kill my i clear 30 tank would like to know i just orderd demon and double apple just woundering befor i get them if i should go out and get a glass tank but i love my iclear 30 on my svd

        • James August 16, 2013 at 3:51 pm #

          Yes there is a chance of that happening.

      • M.wHite December 24, 2013 at 3:01 pm #

        Plz add afternoon delight to the list- my t3s doesn’t like it ;( some etching started occuring within hours-
        but its one delicious vape! (Not sure if its mentioned on the product page) i know people use this list as a quick reference. Thx!

        • Katrina Schuster December 27, 2013 at 2:38 am #

          Thank you for the heads up. I will add it to the list. So sorry it happened to you! Thanks for being understanding. :)

    • James June 4, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

      I have been using Ecto in a Poly tank for about 6 months and its starting to fog the plastic but never cracked it

  2. Joshua haney March 14, 2013 at 12:37 am #

    I’ve been vaping key lime out of my vivi nova mini plastic constantly had some in my tank for 3 or 4 days, no issues yet (knock on wood)

    • admin March 19, 2013 at 6:35 pm #

      Great to know! Thanks :D

      • Christian August 24, 2013 at 4:37 am #

        I had literally filled my MT3 with Key Lime (1 extra shot) 5 minutes before it broke. Right where the tip bells out into the tank body. The crazy thing is that the two pieces wont even fit back together, its almost like the edges have been etched. But it tasted great for those couple vapes!!

        • Katrina Schuster August 25, 2013 at 7:34 pm #

          I am sad to hear about the death of your MT3 but I am excited you like our flavors. We do have some tanks that can handle this tank crackers. http://www.mtbakervapor.com/accessories/smok-pyrex-vivi-nova/ That is my personal favorite. That pyrex = no tank cracking. Or if you love Kanger http://www.mtbakervapor.com/cartomizers/kanger-protank-rebuildable-clearomizer/

          • Sagar January 13, 2014 at 10:08 pm #

            I’ve cracked 2 iclear30 & viva nova tank in the last 2 days… I was confused to all hell and just found this page, i’ve been using atomic fireball for over a year but ran out of liquid last week, baught the cinnamon hot cuz its similar, added to the tank i been using for bout 6months with the firebalk. Took 10 seconds and the tank melted, i was like wth. Opened a new tank… A minute later, tank split in half. Just bought a kanger protank..Now i need a glass tank with higher resistance & voltage. I got a vamo rev 2

  3. Denise Green March 19, 2013 at 6:17 am #

    I have used Monster, Mango, Green apple, and a couple others with no issues . Except the Green Apple made the plastic look a little foggy. So I didn’t use it in the plastic after that. But I am still using the tank. No cracks or nothing,

    • admin March 19, 2013 at 6:33 pm #

      Yes it really depends on the plastic that the tank is made out of.

      • David Belko August 7, 2013 at 6:10 pm #

        You say it depends on the “Plastic the Tank is Made Out Of”, why would you purchase inferior Plastic Tanks from you supplier??? I Do Like ordering from you guys, but what the hell? Why would you sell a product that can not be used for most every flavor that currently exists for Vaping? This is a serious design flaw that must be made right! I feel like a shmuck for purchasing a second one now. The directions should read fill 1-3 times with any e juice, then throw the unit away. Can you at least sell just the tank part so we could change them out between filling?

        • James August 7, 2013 at 6:13 pm #

          We sell over 300 flavors so a majority of them can be used in this kind of setup. Very sorry for the troubles but we are going to be bringing in more glass options.

          • yaway September 19, 2013 at 7:02 am #

            Go get’em james! I was just checking the evil crackers list prior to a fill on a questionable tank and may I say kudos to you sir for dealing with david belco… what a herb ass pair of clown shoes… I said it so u dont have to… my good… surely I jest, but I envy your patience and appreciate you constantly updating the list for everyone. There are tons of innexpensive tanks privy to cracking, if you dont know, put it in glass or polypropylene, or atleast educate yourself as we should all do, but dont blame the juice, blame the game! Keep ur head up james! Thanks again, mix on team baker!

          • Philip Moyer November 21, 2013 at 3:01 am #

            I have a V2 cig and use their X-Blank clearomizers. Will they crack if I get any of the flavors listed above? I’m very interested in getting Mount Baker Vapor and really have my eye especially on black licorice. And does the chance of one cracking increase with added shots? I assume there is no problem if cartridges are used though I prefer clearomizers. I do plan on getting the Halo Triton and unfortunately will have some problems with a number of flavors.

          • Katrina Schuster November 24, 2013 at 11:25 pm #

            If they are a plastic clearomizer they may possibly break with any of the listed flavors.

          • nita January 11, 2014 at 10:38 pm #

            can you sell the plastic to replace … that would be great.. I would buy them… that way we wouldn’t have to buy the whole tank just the plastic part that cracks.. I would buy a bunch of them.. I have the glass tanks and I just prefer the other.. I think it smokes better and taste better .. just my opinion but I bet others feel the same as I do.. I would love to be able to buy just the plastic part that cracks.. not the whole tank.. I know that volcano does this.. but I wont purchase anything from them…

        • Carol September 19, 2013 at 3:22 am #

          David, sorry but before you go yelling at these people you should read up on the tanks that are out there.
          Polycarbonate is that main plastic for most of the tubes, and then comes polypropylene, this plastic handles the tougher juices that these people have posted on their site, then last you have glass, nothing will crack that.
          But please read up before to give these people such a hard time and putting them down. oh if you scroll up you will see a link they have put in so you can see the tanks they have that wont crack..
          Happy Vaping David !!!!

  4. Roxxanne March 19, 2013 at 6:23 pm #

    I’ve used the Morning Vape in a Vision CE5 and had no problems at all…

    • admin March 19, 2013 at 6:33 pm #

      Thanks for letting us know :D

      • Debra Smith January 20, 2014 at 1:33 am #

        Banana pudding will crack one very quickly and just as soon as you pour it in the top will fall off, also fire and ice some of my tanks cracked some didnt but all tops came off went thru 5 before I new the ejuice was doing it I just thought a bad batch of clearomizers

        • Katrina Schuster January 20, 2014 at 8:07 am #

          I am sorry Debra, but I am a little confused as to what flavor you are referring to? We have several banana flavors including Banana, Banana Cream Pie, Banana Split, Bananas Gone Nuts, Banana Nut Bread and Bananas Foster. At this time we do not carry a Banana pudding flavor.

  5. Shay March 19, 2013 at 8:47 pm #

    I’m currently vaping Ecto Cooler in a poly propylene tank, no issues so far. Been only 24 hrs, will update.

    • admin March 19, 2013 at 9:30 pm #

      Yes I have run ecto through my Kanger T3 plenty of times and it was fine. Have just learned though that it is impossible to say what plastic tanks will work.

  6. Tina March 21, 2013 at 7:45 pm #

    Most “tank-cracker” juices will be fine in polypropylene clearos/tanks (polypro is the plastic that looks frosty when you buy it). The actual clear-as-glass plastic is polycarbonate, a different type of plastic all together (and the stuff of CE4s, T3s, MT3s, etc)

    And I can confirm the root beer will etch/fog up a polycarb clearo. It was worth it =D My root beer now lives in a polypropylene tank and we’re both happier for it.

    • admin March 29, 2013 at 9:02 pm #

      Yes we will also have the Kanger ProTanks in a couple of weeks which will be glass. These will be able to handle anything! :D

      • Tim March 29, 2013 at 10:15 pm #

        Excellent! Saw PBusardo’s review of them and they look to be very useful, especially with the variety of coils available. :)

    • Charley September 13, 2013 at 12:56 am #

      No issues with Root Beer in many months using a Kanger T3. Black Licorice fogged it almost immediately. No issues with Root Beer in many tanks. I also have several glass tanks but always seem to go back to my T3.

  7. kris April 2, 2013 at 1:27 am #

    FWIW, I got some Razzle Dazzle as a free sample and vaped all 15 ml through a f16 tank with no issues.

  8. Brenda April 6, 2013 at 10:45 pm #

    Just curious…what is different about these flavors that cause the problems?

    • admin April 9, 2013 at 4:52 pm #

      It is not the flavor that really causes the problem it is the type of plastic that is used to make these tanks. If you never want to worry again pick up a Pyrex tank like the Kanger Protank

      • John August 4, 2013 at 9:13 pm #

        If these flavors will melt plastic, could they be harmful to inhale?

        • James August 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm #

          We like to compare it to orange juice which would crack the tanks the same way. Is orange juice unsafe to ingest? There have not been any long term studies done though so we do not want to make any claims.

          • MarkP October 24, 2013 at 10:20 pm #


            I think your point should be taken one step further.

            Orange juice is perfectly fine to ingest.
            Orange juice which has been put into a polycarbonate container is likely not that great to ingest. It is no longer pure orange juice, since it also has dissolved plastic in it.

            If a juice cracks a tank, or fogs it, I would hope that it doesn’t get used by anyone in a plastic tank. I wish you would actively discourage people from using any tank-cracker juices in polycarb tanks, even if they haven’t had problems with them. It is likely that in a PV the dissolved plastic components are bad news.

            Please e-mail me if you would like to continue the discussion!

  9. Catherine April 8, 2013 at 12:50 am #

    What type of plastic is the T3 made of? I just read you vaped your ecto juice using your T3. That is good to know. I have been vaping your ecto only in a boge carto for fear of ruining my T3.

    • admin April 9, 2013 at 4:50 pm #

      I am pretty sure these are polycarbonate plastic.

      • Catherine Rice April 30, 2013 at 12:39 pm #

        thx – for the T3 info. U are lucky the ecto hasn’t cracked your T3. I haven’t gotten the nerve
        to try any ecto in my T3 yet.lol. I did buy a pro tank. Was really disappointed in the draw b/c all I got
        was air when I vaped and practically no vapor. But someone on ECF recommended wrapping the threads with plumbers tape and then opening up a little space for air movement, which I did and now my ProTank vapes great.

        • admin May 2, 2013 at 5:15 pm #

          Glad you are enjoying your pro tank now.

  10. Jim April 16, 2013 at 3:22 am #

    Just unboxed a new iclear 30 and loaded it with Ruby Red Grapefruit. It literally split in half in two drags. Should have paid more attention to this page :)

  11. Ron Crane April 20, 2013 at 2:11 am #

    I use Amaretto juice in parts of a DIY blend and notice using the mini nova tank it ” feels ” sticky on the outside…is this from ” leaking ” though?

    • admin May 2, 2013 at 5:17 pm #

      Yes it kind of melts it.

  12. Ron Crane April 20, 2013 at 2:19 am #

    I’ve used 100% Amaretto in CE4 ‘s with no problem…..whats the difference in the CE5′s ? I’m on a testing experience regarding Cartos with my new EGO as you might tell by my latest orders. Liking the mini nova, the KangerT3 is ok ,not as strong a vape as the mini…now gonna try the dual coil cartos.

    • admin May 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm #

      Some things will break and others will not its all based on build quality.

  13. Catherine Rice April 30, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

    I’ve vaped nearly 30 mls of peach juice in my mini vivi nova and it has not adversely affected my tank.

    • admin May 2, 2013 at 5:14 pm #

      That is great. These are things that have been reported to us. We do test when we get reports in but a lot of these flavors we have been unable to reproduce the same results.

  14. Light John May 1, 2013 at 6:29 pm #

    Amaretto just cracked an Evod for me. FYI.

    • admin May 2, 2013 at 5:13 pm #

      Yes eVods are still a plastic tank.

  15. Meyan Lewis May 6, 2013 at 9:53 am #

    add Sucker Punch to the will crack plastic cartos list

    • James May 7, 2013 at 8:26 pm #

      Will add that now.

  16. Kent May 10, 2013 at 12:40 am #

    I had some Blue Ice in a Kanger T3 tank, and the next day…the clearo started leaking and gurgling. Changed coils, changed coils, etc…and no luck (had to throw it out). I have had a mix of half afternoon delight and half peach in a clearo with no probs (plus the mix of those two is really tasty).

    • James May 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm #

      Very strange indeed.

      • Kent May 15, 2013 at 10:12 pm #

        I just had the same problem with Candy Cane in my backup Kanger T3.

    • jenna August 12, 2013 at 7:57 pm #

      i just thad the coils in my aro pyrex fail twice with the monster with 2 flavor shots. its weird because ive been vaping monster for over two months and no problems till i added the 2 shots.

      • James August 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm #

        Extra shots can gunk up coils faster due to the higher percentage of flavoring added to the base. Sorry for the troubles.

  17. Mowgli May 19, 2013 at 4:54 am #

    Bananas Foster fogged two mini Vivi Novas on me. Not made them hazy. Made them totally non-transparent.

  18. Chris May 23, 2013 at 4:57 am #

    The banana split started tasting really bad (burnt rubbery) in my vivi nova 2.5. When I unscrewed the bottom cap I could actually feel the tank cave in a bit and it was warped beyond repair :( It vapes great, tastes great in my stardust clearomizer though. Glass/metal tanks seem to be the way to go I guess. We live, we learn.

    • James May 29, 2013 at 5:36 am #

      Thank you for letting us know I have added this to the list.

  19. Laura May 25, 2013 at 3:02 pm #

    We have enjoyed the Sample Farmers Market but It dose crack tanks. it Cracked my husbands tank. Thought id let u know.

    • James May 29, 2013 at 5:31 am #

      Yes this flavor will crack tanks. Once I have the names of all the freebies we sent out this month and we add them to the site they will be on this list.

  20. luciana May 25, 2013 at 7:53 pm #

    Expect anything Tropical or Citrus will fog & then crack your PLASTIC Tank. It will even Melt the Plastic Tip Plug. In addition Clove Juices will also Crack Plastic(my personal exp.). This is what made me research the topic. Its just better to avoid the headaches & get a Glass-Pyrex Tank. The best I’m told is Kanger but I can’t personally vouch for that yet.

    • James May 29, 2013 at 5:31 am #

      Yes metal cartomizers will work too.

    • Kelly August 3, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

      I vape quite a few clove flavors in various clearos including an Evod and Vivi Nova, never had cracking, melting, fogging, etc in over 100ml of liquids through each. Very interesting to hear some have trouble with them.

      • James August 7, 2013 at 6:18 pm #

        There are so many different kinds of plastics out there we like to have a general list as a warning base for our customers. It is good to hear it did not hurt your current plastic models :)

        • nita January 11, 2014 at 11:08 pm #

          are there any glass tanks that use dual carto’s.. I am talking about the long metal carto’s … I like the flavor and smoking experience with them.. I don’t really care for the wicks and no wick carto’s.. .. its seems there are none. As you can tell I am not very experienced with this stuff yet lol.. I would be greatful if you could tell me if there are any

          • Katrina Schuster January 24, 2014 at 7:02 pm #

            Would it be possible to get link to the dual carto’s you are referring too? We should be able to go from there!

  21. Nick May 27, 2013 at 3:58 am #

    I have salacious strawberry and rad energy. Obviously I know the rad cracks the tanks but we have just went through 4 tanks in 4 days with the salacious strawberry. All kanger t3 tanks are broken from that. I think it’s clearly the vape. I’m very disappointed so far.

    • James May 29, 2013 at 5:29 am #

      Thanks for reporting this to us I will add it to the list.

  22. Scott June 4, 2013 at 12:07 am #

    I notice that neither Dutch Apple Pie nor Cinnamon Roll are listed even though they both have to contain at least some cinnamon. So are these flavors really safe in a Polycarbonate tank like the Kanger EVOD? Anyone with personal experience?

    • James June 13, 2013 at 10:17 pm #

      Bakery cinnamon is normally ok. We have not had any reports of these cracking plastic yet.

    • Emily January 14, 2014 at 8:43 am #

      Hi Scott,maybe we can have a talk about this.

  23. Caleb June 4, 2013 at 2:32 am #

    I am new to vaping and just placed my first ejuice order and am a little concerned. I have the Halo Triton system and never heard of this cracking plastic problem. I just ordered the Black Licorice juice and am worried it will crack my tank. Am I right to be concerned?? Any suggestions??

    • James June 13, 2013 at 10:16 pm #

      Yes this is a known tank cracker :X

  24. Laurie June 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm #

    Do you guys know if Wintergreen is ok to use in clearos? Specifically, the Kanger T3. I’d hate to wreck the tank right off, and it might be a bit before I can grab a Protank.

    • James June 13, 2013 at 10:16 pm #

      That flavor should be fine :D

  25. Bob M June 5, 2013 at 10:25 pm #

    I bought 50 ml of Key Lime to use in a Kanger glass. The Kanger worked well the 1st tank, barely produces any vapor now. Don’t want to be stuck with juice, so going to try in plastic. Wish the Kanger worked better.

    • James June 13, 2013 at 10:15 pm #

      Try a new wick.

    • Donny July 15, 2013 at 1:58 pm #

      The KangerPro tank comes installed with three wicks by default. Take one of the wicks out and it seems to perform better all around. You can find instructions on how to remove a wick a little into this guys review:


      • James July 16, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

        Thanks for the tip!

  26. Cherie June 8, 2013 at 2:18 am #

    Hi James! Should Cinnamon Roll be on this list too? I’ve only been vaping it from my Protank since seeing all the other cinnamon flavors on this list so I can’t say I’ve actually *tried it* in a plastic tank. Anyone?

    • James June 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

      I have tested this numerous times with out cracking any tanks. I enjoy that flavor :)

  27. Chris June 8, 2013 at 7:17 pm #

    Sad to say that the Banana Creme Pie is starting to fog up the vivi nova tank. It took much longer than the Banana Split did though. I’ve ran at least 5 tankfuls through now, but yes, I can see that it will fail shortly. I’m guessing that any liquid where banana is the predominant flavor will have this issue now :( Excellent flavor on both though, and I have some pyrex tanks coming in a few days which should solve the problem.

  28. Amy June 9, 2013 at 3:07 am #

    Add Cherry Limeade to the list of juices that crack plastic tanks. It completely shattered my vivi nova that I had just bought at the flea market & it wasn’t even on the list of juices to be cautious of. That’s my only complaint. However I am new to the world of vaping. Just wish I could order one of those new Kanger Pro Tanks now. What tank would you recommend me ordering in the meantime that is high resistant?

    • James June 13, 2013 at 9:42 pm #

      Thanks for the report.

  29. rex June 11, 2013 at 1:08 pm #

    I have a MOD that only fits a vision mini vivi nova. Had tried ecto cooler and cracked instantly. Whats some good juices I can order from here thats okay with this tank? Im mostly a fruit, candy, juicy type of flavor person

    • James June 13, 2013 at 9:41 pm #

      Any that are not on this list.

  30. David June 16, 2013 at 8:33 pm #

    My wife and I have been running Morning Vape and White Out through CE4 Stardusts and EVODS and no issues whatsoever.

    • James June 25, 2013 at 11:30 pm #

      Thats great! :D

  31. Jason Chui June 17, 2013 at 9:22 am #

    Hi James,

    Understand that some flavour may have chemical reaction with plastic tanks and thus the pyrex tank recommendation, ie, Kanger Protank.

    The question I am wondering is that the bottle that is shipped your liquid is plastic to begin with. In that case, wouldn’t the liquid is already having a chemical reaction in its storage bottle even before I start using it ?

    • James June 25, 2013 at 11:31 pm #

      The bottles are made out of a different kind of plastic as the tanks. There are different grades and qualities of plastics.

  32. gary grimes June 18, 2013 at 9:17 pm #

    how about the guava flavor? will it damage tanks?

    • James June 25, 2013 at 11:32 pm #

      We have not had any reports of this.

  33. David June 27, 2013 at 10:21 pm #

    I tried farmers market at a local vape shop. one of the clerks had it in her plastic tank. she had been vaping it for a while and didn’t mention anything about her tank being damaged

    • James June 27, 2013 at 10:30 pm #

      Very interesting. Not all plastic are the same kinds.

  34. David June 29, 2013 at 2:12 am #

    Took a chance and tried Farmer’s Market and Black Licorice in my Totally Wicked dual coil RCS tank. It’s a Vivi Nova. No cracking or melting!

  35. ando July 5, 2013 at 12:21 am #

    I think these juices should come with an extra clearomizer, or protank..lol.. once I get my protank I will try these juices, for the meantime, I will stick to dfwvapor!!

    • James July 10, 2013 at 10:32 pm #

      Metal works also. These will not crack pro tanks :)

  36. Rich July 9, 2013 at 4:33 am #

    just received two new e-juices
    (1) cinnamon hot tamale, it cracked my EVOD BCC after about ten pulls at 4V
    (2) Venom, it cracked my second EVOD BCC in like two pulls at 4.8V
    very upset, what is the cause of this? My local vape store has same type cinnamon e-juices and they don’t crack tanks. I guess I just want to know if these are problem flavors why doesn’t it just get fixed or at very lease put it in the description of the flavor instead of in a different place on the site due to the multitude of flavors on the hit list. FYI these are the first flavors that have cracked any of my tanks, went and got two all metal vivi nova tanks, problems solved after $30+ :(

    • James July 10, 2013 at 10:31 pm #

      We have been trying to get warnings in all our descriptions. We also warn against cinnamon flavors in the letter we sent you with the order. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  37. Ray July 9, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    @Rex – they make metal tanks for mini and regular vivi novas to replace the tanks that are safer for all liquids, also smokteck now has a pyrex vivi nova.

    • James July 10, 2013 at 10:29 pm #

      We will have these on the site shortly. Pyrex Vivi Novas by smoktech.

  38. Luke July 10, 2013 at 9:28 pm #

    The America in an 80pg/20vg mix did not harm the Kanger T2′s at all, the America 50pg/50vg did immediately react and haze, pitting a Kanger T2. Disposed of the tainted liquid since it did haze the tank, and dispose of any tanks that appear to be pitted, hazed, or milky, since the plastic has been compromised and could be leeching into your liquid.

  39. Scott July 11, 2013 at 11:48 pm #

    How about a reverse list of safe juices? It would be nice to go straight to the list of juices that I can use with a CE3.

    • James July 16, 2013 at 10:07 pm #

      We are working on adding warnings to all our products. The Chinese though are pushing out glass solutions at a much better rate and using higher quality plastic. Soon this issue will no longer even exist.

  40. sciha July 17, 2013 at 4:29 am #

    Can you please list the ones that are safe to use. I’m currently using vivi nova tank.

    • James July 23, 2013 at 9:34 pm #

      Since we only can add flavors that are reported to us to cause troubles we would hate to list something that is safe to use when it may not be. Our list is compiled from reports from our customers.

  41. David July 18, 2013 at 6:09 pm #

    We’ve been using Venom and Hawk Sauce in EVOD’s and CE5′s and have had no hazing or cracking issues. My wife has vaped approximately 15ml of Venom and I’ve done 15ml of Hawk Sauce so far without issue.

  42. Derek July 20, 2013 at 12:14 am #

    To the person who asked about cinnamon roll…not trying to contradict the person who said they had no problem with it, but it destroyed three of my tanks, very quickly I might add. It’s a shame since its such a great flavor.

    • James July 23, 2013 at 9:32 pm #

      Very sorry for the troubles I will add it to the list of tank crackers.

      • Patrick July 25, 2013 at 1:44 pm #

        Damn, I’ve been using this with plastic tanks because of your post in this thread on July 13th. I guess I need to buy a glass tank now so I’ll be out more money. Still tasty as all get out though!

        • James August 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm #

          It will not harm all plastic tanks.

  43. Brady July 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm #

    Iclear30′s broken with ruby red grapefruit and amaretto in 2 days or less.

    • James July 24, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

      iClear 30s are made of plastic.

  44. Brady July 24, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    Yes I am aware. Didn’t know these liquids would eat plastic though until it happened.

  45. ryan July 25, 2013 at 3:08 am #

    Maraschino cherry and Thug juice broke 2 brand new evod tanks in less than 15 minutes, Just an FYI to anyone who’s brave enough to attempt it

    • James August 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm #

      Never heard of Thug Juice harming plastic tanks will add it to the list.

  46. Julian July 25, 2013 at 7:38 pm #

    The Amaretto juice broke a New Vision Victory BCC carto within 20 minutes. Tried it on another. Same thing. Don’t use this juice with non glass/pyro tanks.

  47. shannon ross August 2, 2013 at 6:53 am #

    The reason this is so enigmatic is that the culprit would appear to be natural oils, but also ketones used in an endless number of artificial flavorings. Avoiding citrus isn’t a sure bet. Going to another supplier won’t help. Regrettably, even tying to make a list is likely a futile effort. Chances are, the flavors which won’t react with polycarbonate are in the minority. It appears that in many cases it is simply a matter of which flavors react severely with pc and which are in the ‘not recommended’ range.

    • James August 7, 2013 at 6:20 pm #

      It is just safer and easier to use pyrex. Then there are no worries about melting or cracking :)

      • Shannon Ross September 3, 2013 at 9:25 pm #

        A local shops touts their T2 clearos as being a mix of PC and PP plastics, which in theory could be resistant. I ran most of a sample of America through mine and it’s still working fine at least, but I probly wouldn’t run a strong citrus or fruit flavor through or even leave america in too long. But hey, we can be pretty sure 555 and nutty flavors and such are fine in those clearos, and those are the one’s I’m most likely to vape, so still works for me. I’d be careful of stuff with a lot of vanilla extract though.

  48. bushman August 4, 2013 at 9:16 pm #

    how about a list of those flavors known NOT to crack plastic tanks? personally i dont have any issues with any juice as i use only stainless and pyrex tanks ( why spend all that money to buy good mods and buy cheap plastic tanks?) but im sure those guys who have tank cracking problems might like a list of those flavors who are known to been safe in plastic. i mix all my own stuff and use only lorann candy oils and everyone ive given refills on juice to with plastic tanks has never had a problem with cracking, wth the exception of spearmint, cinnamon oil, sassafras wintergreen,tangerine and a couple ofthers any oil thats natural oil based will crack a plastic tank, and at the very least frost it inside, but once that happens its just a matter of time. buy tanks with pryex and youll never have a problem.

    as faras the the guy who has problems with his protank burners, they are garbage out of the box. get into rebuilding your own taks and youll never have an issue after that. remeber, in a protank. 1.7-1.8 is the magic number on your resistance, and vape around 3.0-3.3 volts.

    • James August 7, 2013 at 6:15 pm #

      How it works is we do not know what will crack a plastic tank so as it gets reported we add it to the tank cracker list. We would never want to promise anything we do not know for fact. There are to many different types of plastic for us to test every single one. Some plastic also holds up way better then others.

  49. Jeff August 9, 2013 at 11:31 am #

    Ocean breeze has whipped my Artemas tank. New dedicated juice tank. not a crack but a glue melt. I thought I tasted Pineapple …

    • James August 14, 2013 at 8:44 pm #

      Very sorry for the troubles have added this one to the list.

  50. Seth August 12, 2013 at 2:34 am #

    Twin Mint Gum cracked the PET-G tank on my Steamboy Storm Rider 2.1.

    • James August 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm #

      Will add this one to the list. Sorry for the troubles.

  51. Adam August 15, 2013 at 6:47 pm #

    When I placed my order. I got the Vanilla Tobacco and got a free Candy Cane sample. When I placed the order I explained I use a ce-5 plastic tank. It’s not the Candy Cane I am writing about, even though I can’t vape it in my tanks. The Vanilla Tobacco is fogging my tank in 1 day and breaking seals.. Weirdly the Vanilla Tobacco taste like pure clove!?! Wondering if I could have gotten the wrong flavoring? No vanilla or tobacco *at all*. Been vaping for 3 years now and am use to the diversity in liquid. As it steeps the clove only gets stronger. Thanks for any reply.

    • Adam August 15, 2013 at 7:12 pm #

      I would like to delete my previous comment. I realized I mentioned the flavor more than the effect it had on my plastic tank… My only point was the Vanilla Tobacco seems to fog my ce-5 tank along with slowly leak through the seals. My interpretation of the liquid doesn’t apply to this page.. I mentioned the flavor thinking it might be clove affecting the tank? I love your company and will return for more liquid! Going to have to get a Pyrex tank just to be safe ;) Thanks for all the dedication to quality liquids.

    • Adam August 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm #

      I’m very sorry about this. I seem to be wrong. I read this page after trying to fix a tank. It seems like condensation inside the tank. The leak is probably unrelated. It is a new tank, yet the ce-5′s are cheap ones. I jumped the gun after reading about “fogged” tanks, while looking to see if Candy Cane was in the comments. Again sorry I do not believe the liquid to be the reason. If you don’t mind taking down my comments it would be appreciated. Thank you.

  52. Zach August 18, 2013 at 5:58 pm #

    Hi MBV, I’ve noticed that some flavors are on either the list or the site, not on both, could you maybe add them to the site descriptions, too? Here are some that I’ve found aren’t listed in their descriptions.

    1. Thug Juice
    2. Morning Vape
    3. Salacious Strawberry
    4. Black Licorice
    5. Lightning
    6. White Out
    7. Lemon Breezy
    8. Hawk Sauce

    • Zach August 18, 2013 at 6:13 pm #

      Oops sorry, I was wrong about Black Licorice, White Out, and Lemon Breezy. :)

    • Katrina Schuster August 18, 2013 at 6:25 pm #

      thanks for keeping us on our feet!

  53. lori daniel August 27, 2013 at 11:56 pm #

    Hi, im new to all this lingo but I was wondering why I would buy your juice when it could wreak my tanks and the juice buy at my local shops dont? Thank you I have a vaporx and a lava

    • Katrina Schuster September 1, 2013 at 4:49 pm #

      We do have several juices that do not crack tanks and are still either $4.99 or $5.99 for a 15 ml. Also are list is a compilation of flavors that our customers have say crack tanks. But everyone’s experience is different some people have problems and some do not. It really varies from person to person. We just try to warn people so they can have the best vaping experience possible.

      We also have tanks that are pyrex that don’t crack no matter what juice you put in them. They also hold more juice then the plastic ones. I hope this helps answers your questions. Let us know if you have any others.

  54. Scott August 29, 2013 at 11:51 am #

    Is Thug Juice really a tank cracker? I vaped 50 ml of it without knowing it was a tank cracker and had no problems. I just ordered 236 more ml of it and was wondering if it’s on this list by accident? I also ordered Black and extreme ice but i’ll be safe with those.

    • Katrina Schuster September 1, 2013 at 4:55 pm #

      Yes, customers have reported that thug juice can damage plastic tanks. However, this varies from vapor to vapor. We just like to be overly cautious in warning people, so they can have the best vaping experience possible.

  55. Ang August 29, 2013 at 10:44 pm #

    I have an ego system, wondered what, if more than the ones that come with it, will fit on it? New to vaping and all these numbers and letters are boggling my mind!

    • Katrina Schuster September 1, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

      If you have an ego system then your threading and fit are ego, so any thing products will fit on your system.


      If you are interested to we have adapters that can also changing the threading of your system, so you can fit even more on.

      Also feel free to contact us at support@mtbakervapor.com or through live chat on our website 7 days a week 9 am to 5 pm PST. We can definitely help find you some goodies for your ego system and we can double check it all fits.

      • Ang September 2, 2013 at 7:58 pm #

        Thanks for the info!

  56. 4Wheelin4Banger September 2, 2013 at 7:47 am #

    I done several on the Destroyer list in Kanger T3s without any problems.
    Hawk Sauce 50mL (3months) Will be on next order and go in same T3 (I hope).
    Ocean breeze 50mL (2months)
    Root Beer 100mL (3months) Will be on next order and go in same T3 (I hope).
    I got a Kanger Protank II now that I’ll be using for some Destroyers I plan on ordering.

    • Katrina Schuster September 2, 2013 at 7:59 pm #

      It is so interesting how much it varies from person to person. I myself cracked a Kanger T3 with almond amaretto but my husband has had Ecto Cooler in a Kanger T3 for a month and it is 100% fine.

  57. Charley September 13, 2013 at 1:05 am #

    No issues with Root Beer in many months in several T3 tanks. Black Licorice fogged the tank immediately, but didn’t break it. I also have glass tanks but I always go back to my Kanger T3. Love those little tanks, and they’re cheap as well!

    I’ve had some very cheap plastic tanks crack almost immediately with different flavors – the ones that come with a new Vamo for instance. I wouldn’t ever even bother with those again.

    Glass tanks are getting cheaper, the new mini pro-tank from Kanger is pretty sweet, and under $20 retail. The only draw back is that it doesn’t hold a lot of liquid. Pro-tanks are nice, but delicate. The bases break easily if you knock or drop the tank. Use it with the collar or “beauty ring” to help keep the base from snapping off. Replacement bases are also available for less than $2.

  58. Roxanne September 17, 2013 at 12:06 am #

    I just used wild cherry in a new mini tank and it melted the plastic on the inside of the tank,had to toss it out.

    • Katrina Schuster September 18, 2013 at 6:40 pm #

      So sorry to hear that. I smashed through like 4 Kanger T3′s before I switched to rda’s.

  59. Zach September 17, 2013 at 2:44 am #

    Vivi nova handled like a champ, no cracks or anything. but my Splitfire has about 20 cracks in it after one hour of ecto. they are garbage dont buy them

  60. Meghan September 30, 2013 at 7:09 pm #

    I was just wondering why this happens, if anyone can shed some light on this…

    I have two Vivi Nova tanks that are both cracked, but still useable. I had assumed they took a tumble at some point, which is probably equally likely, but am still concerned for their dwindling lifespan because my particular e-cig transfers a Vivi Nova tank into an Ego-C Twist battery. Because of this, I am not positive I can replace my tank type with just any new glass tank. I guess that makes two questions.

    • Katrina Schuster October 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm #

      If you are using this type of Vivi Nova tank http://www.mtbakervapor.com/accessories/smok-mini-vivi-nova/ they are polycarbonate tanks. They will be prone to cracking if you vape e-juice on the list. As long as you are vaping and it wick just fine it is okay to use one that is crack. The worst you might get is some e-juice leaking on your hands will vaping or in your carrying case. Please comment back if you any any other questions.

  61. Charles Hallman October 11, 2013 at 3:13 am #

    I would like to thank you guys for posting helpful information ! You certainly are worthy of a warm thank-you ! This shows me that your company and staff do care about your customers and are trying to help us save our hard earned money ! I have had extra good service from all your staff , I admire your professional disposition ! After all you didn’t have to inform customers of the issues concerning the tank damage ! I believe pyrex will solve any future damage issues ! With that being said , Thank you for all the assistance and help that you’ve given not only to me but to all your customers ! YOU GUYS ROCK , keep up the good work !!!

  62. Vartan October 18, 2013 at 5:53 pm #

    FYI – pina colada & morning Vape cracked two of my EVOD tanks. I wish i had read this thread before ordering. I use VG juice only, and i have tried different pina colada VG juice from different makers and i have never had this issue. The juice i ordered was 70%VG+ 30% water. Pure VG juice shouldn’t melt/crack plastic.

  63. Bailey Hanson October 19, 2013 at 3:42 am #

    I have been ordering from Mt Baker for months and love it! I have had no issues with tank cracking until now. I bought gummi bear awhile back and had no issues with it. Then I purchased it again and it cracked 2 tanks in a matter of minutes :(. I know it is trial and error. Just wanted to report it. Thank you!

  64. MarkP October 24, 2013 at 10:04 pm #

    Sweet Cherry Bomb is also a tank-cracker. Tried it both straight, and just a few drops in another flavor. In both cases the CE4′s cracked around the top or bottom ring). I suspect it’s the same flavoring as the marascino cherry?

    (Delicious by the way, when it’s in metal!)

  65. Rick October 31, 2013 at 9:52 pm #

    I sent in a report about Tidal Wave via e-mail but I still don’t see it on “the list.”

    I ran 3 fills of Tidal Wave through a Kanger T3 and it kept getting “weepier” on the outside of the clearo from one tank to the next. I thought I was just being sloppy or something and couldn’t figure out where the liquid was coming from.

    At the end of the third tank it was so bad I cleaned the plastic tank well, did a close inspection, and found cracks in the plastic all around the base, where the plastic tank meets the metal support at the base. Some of the cracks are so deep it looks like it’s ready to break off the base.

    I don’t know exactly which flavorings go into this one but it has a mint (double mint?) and a lemon in there so… Surprised no one else has run into a problem yet.

    • Katrina Schuster November 2, 2013 at 6:54 pm #

      Tidal Wave does have flavors in it on the tank cracking list. We will make sure to edit our list and have it. Thanks for letting us know! :)

      • Rick November 6, 2013 at 6:03 am #

        You is welcome. So… got any spare T3 tanks kicking around? 8-(

  66. jWal November 2, 2013 at 5:07 am #

    I’m sorry I didn’t take the time to read every comment on this thread, but what I came here to mention can’t be stressed enough.

    Nobody should be inhaling liquid that comes out of a polycarbonate tank. Any plastic that falls under codes 3 and 7 leach harmful chemicals into whatever they are carrying. Polypropylene and glass are perfectly safe. Also, if you haven’t already, please read up on the effects of milky, creamy, buttery, and custard type vapes. I’m posting from my phone currently so I don’t have all the info me but there is “potentially harmful” ingredients these types of flavors that can be harmful when inhaled.

    Again, sorry to cry wolf and not back it up with sources. Pull out your Google-fu and do a little research, I had my vapor world turned upside down.

  67. Ada November 16, 2013 at 7:49 am #

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts about it. Regards

  68. Kavo November 16, 2013 at 7:34 pm #

    quick question….I received a free sample from you guys and my ordered juices….Razzleberry Pie(MBV pick) and Bananas Gone Nuts(ordered)…Not on the list but do they contain known cracking ingredients ….Will they crack my EVOD tanks?

    • Katrina Schuster November 20, 2013 at 7:03 pm #

      At this time we haven’t had any reports of Razzleberry Pie or Bananas Gone Nuts cracking EVOD tanks. You should be just fine. Since they are darker juices they may gunk up coils a little more, but that can be remedied by dry burning regularly.

      • Kavo November 20, 2013 at 8:47 pm #

        Thank you

  69. nathan cash November 17, 2013 at 4:06 am #

    did they discontinue the gummi bears?

    • Katrina Schuster November 20, 2013 at 7:02 pm #

      We have discontinued the Gummi Bear flavor. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

  70. jessiyca sharp December 11, 2013 at 1:02 am #

    Rookie question……. I apparently am quite rough on my tanks…. I started vivi, purchased a kanger (which I never cared for ) before recently getting an aspire BDC pyrex tank….. I have had prob 2 minis 4 reg sized novas the kanger and the aspire (only about a week) and I break them ALL! Actually the kanger never broke it just upreformed poorly all around. Is there an all metal tank or on that is tough as nails for us clumsy users? ( I had a lanyard, but got tired of something always on my neck) the pyrex did well until I dropped it on concrete ( far and hard) but today the threads that gointo the battery actually came off! But I think that was from me tightening it accidenlty when unscrewing the tank to fill it

  71. Ricardo December 29, 2013 at 1:11 am #

    Using American tobacco in mini nova no problems but am going to switch to my mini pro. Just in case

  72. Jason January 29, 2014 at 2:08 pm #

    soooo… in other words – 98.9% of the juices you sell have the potential to crack a plastic tank..?

    • Katrina Schuster February 2, 2014 at 5:15 am #

      We still have lot of flavors that don’t crack plastic tanks! Are you looking for a particular type of flavor? Maybe I can help you find some that would crack a tank. :)

  73. clot February 2, 2014 at 5:55 am #

    Cinnamon Red Hot cracked two of my evods

    • Katrina Schuster February 10, 2014 at 12:12 am #

      So sorry to hear that. Cinnamon flavors are notorious for cracking tanks.

  74. Daniel Brown February 3, 2014 at 1:19 am #

    Double Mint? Seriously? I vaped it for a month straight with zero issues even with a generic T3… Now, full on citrus flavors made the black plastic mouth piece start melting almost right away even on a decent brand iClear16…

    So ya, I’m gonna go with a metal/glass tank shortly but I’m still shocked double mint is on this list when I have had no problems with it or wintergreen, a much more potent mint flavor. I personally think double mint has to be safe but I appreciate this “Just to warn you” list.

  75. Maria February 7, 2014 at 2:45 pm #

    Haha add sweet cherry bomb to that list! Imagine my dumbstruck face having the top of my kanger t3′s drip tip in my mouth! I’m still laughing :) Luckily I’ve got lifesavers :) just got vapemail from you guys – the juices seem awesome! Definately a returning customer in me

    • Katrina Schuster February 10, 2014 at 12:10 am #

      Thanks for the heads up I will get it added to the list.

  76. Monica February 8, 2014 at 3:19 pm #

    I been using ecom from joyetech and it did not crack at all.

  77. Katrina Schuster September 1, 2013 at 4:56 pm #

    We have now edited the website so that thug juice has a warning it can damage plastic tanks. Thank you for bringing this to our attention!

  78. Karen October 18, 2013 at 11:55 pm #

    Hi – I just bought some Gummy Bear juice from you and in one day, three tanks are destroyed. I have never had this happen before so I must assume that it is the juice.


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