1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 11

    Field trials with low nicotine tobacco varieties developed by conventional breeding technique: first results

    MALPICA A.(1); EVANS W.(2); ARCHIBALD C.(3); SCOTT L.(4); GARWE D.(5); CHAMANGO A.M.Z.(6); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(7); COLARD S.(8)
    (1) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco South Africa Pvt. Ltd, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa; (3) Alliance One International Services, Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (4) Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) Tobacco Research Board (TRB), Harare, Zimbabwe; (6) Agricultural Research & Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (7) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bergerac, France; (8) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France
    In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (“TobReg”) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels of 0.4 mg/g. In the U.S., the Food and Drug ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Misperception of e-cigarette harm growing among American adults, 2013-2015

    VERRON T.(1); GUO M.(1); VARIGNON B.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); WALELE T.(2); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Electronic cigarettes (e cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. However, the proportion of American adults who perceive e cigarettes to be equally or more ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 22

    Estimation of e-cigarette aerosol yields based on puff duration

    JULIEN R.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(2); VARIGNON B.(1); TROUDE V.(1); DESTRUHAUT S.(1); WALELE T.(3); COLARD S.(1); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    There are regulatory requirements in quantifying and comparing the emission levels of major and minor aerosol constituents from e-cigarettes. Up until the recent publication in 2015 of CORESTA Recommended Method (CRM) No. 81- " Routine Analytical ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 07

    Consistency of bluTM e-cigarette nicotine delivery according to the AFNOR standard

    TSCHIERSKE N.(1); JULIEN R.(2); VARIGNON B.(2); TROUDE V.(2); DESTRUHAUT S.(2); WALELE T.(3); COLARD S.(2); CAHOURS X.(2)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (2) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Demonstrating the consistency of nicotine delivery from an e-cigarette is a requirement per EU Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) 2, Article 20, 3(f) (The European Council and the Council of the European Union, 2014). The Directive states that e-cigarettes ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 42

    Exhaled aerosol properties in a room following use of electronic cigarettes and conventional cigarettes

    CAHOURS X.(1); MARTUZEVICIUS D.(2); PRASAUSKAS T.(2); SETYAN A.(3,4); O’CONNELL G.(5); JULIEN R.(1); WANG J.(3,4); COLARD S.(1)
    (1) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Department of Environmental Technology, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania; (3) Laboratory for Advanced Analytical Technologies, EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), Dübendorf, Switzerland; (4) Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; (5) Fontem Ventures B.V., HN Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is rapidly increasing among smokers as an alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes (CC). As e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and do not require combustion, the mechanism of aerosol generation within an ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 18

    Assessment of the so-called “gateway effect” based on electronic vapour product classifications

    VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); CERSON L.(2); COLARD S.(1); O’CONNELL G.(3)
    (1) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Since electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) became popular as alternatives to conventional cigarettes, with subsequent market growth amongst smokers, there is currently a debate as to whether e-cigs may be a "gateway" to conventional cigarette smoking ...