1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 56

    Perceptions of the relative harm of electronic cigarettes compared with smoking in the U.S.A.: analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study data, 2013-2016

    O’CONNELL G.(1); WALELE T.(1); CAHOURS X.(2); THOMPSON J.(1); VERRON T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France
    Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. Despite this, U.S. adults remain poorly informed about the relative risk of these...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 30

    Nicotine reduction and consumer perception: a scientific approach for quantifying possible impact of low nicotine cigarettes on consumer behaviour

    GUO Mengran(1); VERRON T.(1); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(2); PRITCHARD J.(3); COLARD S.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (3) Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.
    In 2015, the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy to reduce nicotine in tobacco to levels which would not be sufficient to lead to the development and/or maintenance of addiction. In...
  3. 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 or...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 12

    Challenges on HPHC analysis – the limit of quantification

    TEILLET B.(1); VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); COLARD S.(2); PURKIS S.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Group, SEITA, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.
    In the framework of growing regulations regarding tobacco products, increasing requirements for reporting of analytical figures are observed (e.g. FDA Draft guidance for Reporting Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents (HPHC) in Tobacco...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 28

    Assessment of nicotine in the ambient air before, during and after the use of e-cigarettes in an office

    O'CONNELL G.(1); COLARD S.(1,2); VERRON T.(2); CAHOURS X.(2); PRITCHARD J.D.(1)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Imperial Tobacco Group, SEITA, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    E-vapour products are gaining acceptance with consumers as potential alternatives to traditional tobacco products. Both regulators and public health organisations are beginning to examine potential implications that exposure to e-vapour exhalate...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 17

    Some key points to assess LIP regulations

    VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); COLARD S.(2); TASCHNER P.(3)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (3) Imperial Tobacco Group, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    Lower ignition propensity (LIP) cigarettes are designed to extinguish more quickly than conventional cigarettes with the intention not to cause accidental fires when left unattended. LIP regulations have so far been introduced in several countries....
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 11

    Limitation of standard deviation to express variability.

    TEILLET B.(1); VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); COLARD S.(2); PURKIS S.(2)
    (1) SEITA Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, UK
    In the framework of growing regulations regarding tobacco products, increased requirements are observed for reporting of analytical figures (e.g. FDA). This paper deals with the reporting of data variability in this context. The objective was to...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, STPOST 01

    Nicotine and NFDPM yield variation of individual cigarettes under ISO smoking regime

    CAHOURS X.(1); VERRON T.(1); BLANCHET M.(1); PURKIS S.W.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, UK
    Nicotine and tar yields in cigarette smoke are measured on the basis of international standards ISO 10315 and ISO 4387, respectively. The standards describe methods to determine yields of nicotine and tar in mainstream cigarette smoke condensate...