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 Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 65; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 15

    Analysis of mainstream cigarette smoke constituents prioritized by the World Health Organization in a core collection of tobacco accessions: variability and correlations

    CAHOURS X.(2); JULIO E.(1); VERRON T.(2); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (2) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Scientific Research, Paris, France
    Among the different strategies proposed for tobacco regulation, the WHO study group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) has proposed mandating ceilings on smoke constituents. These constituents were selected according to their potential toxicity,...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 05

    Cigarette Reference Material: Regulatory requirements, manufacture, and validation of CORESTA Monitor CM7 test pieces

    MÜLLER C.(1); VERRON T.(2); HUEHNE T.(1); PETERS G.(1)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Group, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Hamburg, Germany; (2) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, 48 rue Danton, 45404 Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    International standards (e.g. ISO 16055) describe the use of monitor test pieces for monitoring the stability of the analytical processes involved when using a cigarette-smoking machine for routine analyses. In particular, monitor test pieces are...
  4. 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....