The policy applies to cartridge-based e-cigarette flavors including fruit, candy, mint and dessert flavors. Menthol and tobacco-flavors are exempt, in addition to other kinds of vaping products.
Health officials in the U.S. will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that still benefit manufacturers, retailers and adults.
Vitamin E acetate has recently been used as a thickener in vaping fluid, particularly in black market vape cartridges.
So far, federal health officials have tallied nearly 1,900 cases of vaping-related lung illness nationwide, including nearly 40 deaths.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that at least 33 people have died from vaping-related illnesses as the number of people reporting lung problems continues to rise.
The company said it would stop selling e-cigarettes as soon at its current inventory runs out at its more than 2,700 stores and 1,500 fuel centers.
A total of 530 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, according to U.S. health officials.
The total number of illnesses is up from 380 a week ago.
Sherie Canada of Texas said she decided to share what happened to her on social media in hopes of letting others know "the risk of inhaling things into your lungs."
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said in a news release Tuesday the recent death involved a Kansas resident over the age of 50.
New York health officials said they are looking into a possible link between vitamin E acetate in cannabis-containing vape products and people who are suffering from severe lung illnesses.
Public health officials in Oregon said Wednesday that a person who recently died of a severe respiratory illness had used an electronic cigarette containing marijuana oil from a legal dispensary.
While the cause remains unclear, officials said Friday that many reports involve e-cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana.
Researchers found that a single instance of vaping resulted in reduced blood flow and impaired endothelial function in the femoral artery.