SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - The Federal Government is now on the case of a new caffeine inhaler.
They deliver a quick dose of caffeine in a single breath.
AeroShot has about 100 milligrams of Caffeine more than an 8.4 ounce energy drink with delivers 80 milligrams.
It's a portable energy kick and it comes in a pouch
AeroShot is gaining popularity selling in Boston, New York and everywhere else online.
"I don't like that kind of stuff. I'm not interested in that," said Rachel Fluhrer from Kaysville.
"You need your caffeine. I guess ya need it right?" said Kirk Robinson from Castle Dale, Utah.
It's even making the rounds on national TV.
"They now have a new thing called a caffeine inhaler," said Kelly Ripa as she introduced the product on her LIVE show.
"Congratulations America we're officially too lazy to sip now (laugh)," said Ellen Degeneres on her show.
New health concerns have prompted a Federal safety investigation with the FDA saying it will review information brought to the agency's attention about this product and they'll consider whether regulatory action is warranted.
It's an investigation welcomed by some health experts concerned about people who might do shot after easy shot.
"You could easily overdose or succomb to some toxicity associated with the caffeine ingestion. You could mix it with alcohol in a social setting," said Dr. Bruce Boldberger.
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer wants to see AeroShot taken off the market.
"It's very possible that snorting caffeine is dangerous. Particularly to a 12-year-old. There are no age limits on the product and certainly dangerous when used in combination with alcohol," a statement from his office read.
AeroShot's inventor says it's no more dangerous than drinking coffee and in fact comes in controlled doses.
"We're confident that as they look at the product that they will confirm what we hold that the product is both safe and complies with all FDA regulations," said Dr. David Edwards.
However, the inventor admits he has not tested this product on teenagers or children.
The product here is not yet FDA approved because it's sold as a dietary supplement.
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