1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 09

    The ABOUT™ Toolbox: toward the development of consumer-reported outcome measures that matter

    CHREA C.(1); SPIES E.(1); AFOLALU E.(1); BACSO A.(1); CLERC E.(1); MAINY N.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ACQUADRO C.(2); SALZBERGER T.(3); CANO S.(4); ABETZ-WEBB L.(5); ROSE J.(6)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) Mapi, an ICON plc Company, Lyon, France; (3) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (4) ScaleReport, Ltd, Stotfold, U.K.; (5) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (6) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    Tobacco harm reduction promotes the substitution of reduced-risk products (RRPs) for cigarettes by adult smokers who would otherwise continue to smoke, while preventing RRP initiation among non-users. To operationalize this public health strategy, there ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 11

    Development and validation of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument to assess perceived dependence on tobacco and nicotine products

    AFOLALU E.(1); CHREA C.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); ABETZ-WEBB L.(3); CANO S.(4); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ROSE J.(5)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (4) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.; (5) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    The development of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument was initiated to enable assessment of perceived dependence associated with the use of different tobacco and nicotine products (TNPs) and in users of multiple TNPs. We initially developed a ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 23 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    Functional filter plug wrap paper for control of the thermal energy of the aerosol from heated tobacco products (HTPs)

    LINDNER M.; LEICHSENRING N.
    (1) TANNPAPIER GmbH, Traun, Austria; (2) Hauni Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    Next generation products, which include all kinds of e-vapour items as well as heated tobacco products (HTPs or “heat sticks”), have successfully entered the tobacco market in addition to conventionally combustible cigarettes. From the basic geometrical ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 49

    The CORESTA in vitro test battery for combustible tobacco products: update from the 2004 Rationale and Strategy Report

    LEE K.M.(1); JORDAN K.G.(2); WIECZOREK R.(3); MOENNIKES O.(4); CLEMENTS J.(5); CROOKS I.(6); HASHIZUME T.(7); MILLER J.(8); WEBER E.(9); YOSHINO K.(7)
    (1) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Imperial Brands, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Hamburg, Germany; (4) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (5) Covance Laboratories Ltd, Harrogate, U.K.; (6) British American Tobacco (Investments) Ltd, R&D, Southampton, U.K.; (7) Japan Tobacco Inc., Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; (8) JT International SA, Geneva, Switzerland; (9) Ökolab, Vienna, Austria
    In 2004, the CORESTA In Vitro Toxicity Task Force issued a rationale and strategy report, commonly known as “the CORESTA in vitro test battery guideline”. The goals of this guideline were to: 1) develop the rationale and strategy for conducting in vitro ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 57

    Cross-cultural equivalence of the ABOUT™–Perceived Risk instrument in seven languages

    CHREA C.(1); CANO S.(2); SALZBERGER T.(3); MAINY N.(1); ACQUADRO C.(4); POPIELNICKI A.(5); WEITKUNAT R.(1)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.; (3) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (4) Mapi Research Trust, ICON plc, Lyon, France; (5) TransPerfect, Linguistic Validation Group, Boston, MA, U.S.A.
    The risk of smoking has long been well understood by consumers. However, it is important to measure the perceived risks by consumers of novel smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. The ABOUT™–Perceived Risk instrument was developed to allow the ...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 012

    Real-time monitoring of volatile organic compounds and aerosol in exhaled breath from inhalation of vapor products and combustible cigarettes

    O'REGAN D.C.(1); OZVALD A.M.(1); HEINE N.(1); GUTMANN R.(2); ROSENKRANZ B.(2)
    (1) JUUL Labs, San Francisco, CA, USA; (2) Ionicon, Innsbruck, Austria
    Exhaled breath (EB) analysis is an attractive methodology for clinical studies, due to its non-invasive nature. Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in exhaled breath may facilitate diagnosis of pathological conditions, including potential ...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 109 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2019)

    Functional filter plug wrap paper for the control of the thermal energy of the aerosol from heated tobacco products

    LINDNER M.(1); LEICHSENRING N.(2)
    (1) TANNPAPIER, Traun, Austria; (2) Hauni Maschinenbau, Hamburg, Germany
    Next generation products, which include all kinds of e-vapor items as well as heated tobacco products (HTPs or “heat sticks”), have successfully entered the tobacco market in addition to conventionally combustible cigarettes. From the basic geometrical ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 03

    Using fPAR as a modelling parameter for tobacco yield estimation in regional cropping areas

    BENSE G.(1); BENSE T.(2)
    (1) Teledet SRL, El Pinar, Canelones, Uruguay; (2) C.I.T. Montepaz S.A., Montevideo, Uruguay
    Remote sensing has shown its usefulness in many applications for tobacco crop evaluation: using aerial or satellite collected data, mathematical models could be developed to investigate the status of a crop or to prognosticate its yield. Remote sensing is ...
  9. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 38

    Impact of cigarette paper parameters on smoke yields of cigarettes with different circumferences

    MÜLLER P.; GLEINSER M.; BACHMANN S.; VOLGGER D.
    Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG, Wattens, Austria
    Cigarettes with reduced circumference are very popular in several markets. Over the last decade a significant growth rate has been observed worldwide. Changing the circumference has an influence on the physical properties of the unlit cigarette and ...