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2020 Collaborative Study of CORESTA Monitor 9 (CM9) for the Determination of Test Piece Weight, TPM, Water, Nicotine, NFDPM, Carbon Monoxide and Puff Count Obtained under Mainstream ‘Non-Intense’ and ‘Intense’ Smoking Regimes

RAC-SA Technical Report

August 2021 Ref. RAC-SA-270-CTR

The CORESTA Routine Analytical Chemistry Sub-Group has been given the responsibility to organize the annual testing of the CORESTA Monitor test piece. The current monitor is CORESTA Monitor 9 (CM9)

The 2020 study was designed:

  • to measure mainstream non-intense (ISO 3308) and intense (ISO 20778) smoke yields of nicotine-free dry particulate matter (NFDPM or tar), nicotine and carbon monoxide to verify the current monitor test piece CM9
  • to determine intra- and inter-laboratory variability for the measured non-intense and intense smoke yields for the CM9
  • to verify the conditioned weight for the CM9

The performance of the CM9 monitor in this testing was quite similar to its historical performance and continues to be a suitable smoke analysis monitor.

 

Related documents

Report - 2019 Collaborative Study of CORESTA Monitor 9 (CM9) for the Determination of Test Piece Weight, TPM, Water, Nicotine, NFDPM, Carbon Monoxide and Puff Count Obtained under Mainstream ‘ISO’ and ‘Intense’ Smoking Regimes (August 2020)

Report - 2018 Collaborative Study of CORESTA Monitor 8 (CM8) and 9 (CM9) for the Determination of Test Piece Weight, TPM, Water, Nicotine, NFDPM, Carbon Monoxide and Puff Count Obtained under Mainstream ‘ISO’ and ‘Intense’ Smoking Regimes (February 2019)

Guide 8 - CORESTA Monitor Test Piece Production and Evaluation Requirements (December 2020)