1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 09; TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 69.

    Do cigarette smoke yields from a single smoking regime fit with current regulatory objectives?

    COLARD S.(1); VERRON T.(2); JULIEN R.(2); PURKIS S.W.(1); CAHOURS X.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Many regulations worldwide require the reporting of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide (TNCO) and set limits on their yields measured following the ISO smoking regime (ISO3308, 2012). The intention of FCTC Art. 9 is to characterise and monitor...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 10; TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 32.

    Prediction of smoke exposure from smoking time

    CAHOURS X.(1); COLARD S.(2); VERRON T.(1); JULIEN R.(1); PURKIS S.W.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    We have recently shown that cigarette smoke yield (TNCO) depends linearly on the difference between the time of smouldering and the time of smoking using several machine smoking regimes (CORESTA 2012), with the filter ventilation open or blocked. It...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 18

    Denormalisation, smoking rates and the way ahead for tobacco product regulation

    STOTESBURY S.(1); VERRON T.(2); HUNTER H.S.(1)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    The primary objective of most international tobacco control initiatives is to reduce smoking rates. Addressing the European Parliament on 25 February 2013, the Irish Minister for Health, James Reilly said: “…The overall prevalence rates for Ireland...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 19

    Human mouth-level transfer rate of menthol, 1.8-cineole and nicotine from Swedish pouched snus

    TROUDE V.(1); GADOIS-POMMEREUL S.(1); CLARKE A.(2); SIMMS L.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    To facilitate the development of a transfer model which can be used to estimate human exposure to flavour and tobacco constituents, a human in vivo study involving 198 Swedish active snus users was conducted. All subjects agreed to participate in the...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 36

    A novel auto-antibody test for the detection of pre-neoplastic lung lesions

    LOWE F.(1); ZHANG X.(2,3); WANG H.(2); ZU J.(2); SHEN W.(2); McEWAN M.(1); ZHONG L.(2,3)
    (1) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, U.K.; (2) Hebei University College of Life Sciences, Baoding, P.R. China; (3) Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, U.S.A.
    Atypical adenomatous hyperplasia (AAH) and squamous cell dysplasia (SCD) are pre-neoplastic lesions which are reported to be associated with the development of malignant lesions in the lungs [Alaa, 2011]. Traditionally, detection of AAH and SCD has...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 44

    Control or monitoring of the LIP testing process: The fitness for purpose of the LIP standard products

    WILKINSON P.(1); COLARD S.(1); VERRON T.(2); CAHOURS X.(2); PRITCHARD J.(1)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Lower Ignition Propensity (LIP) is a product safety standard intended to increase the probability that a cigarette will self-extinguish under strictly controlled laboratory conditions. LIP compliance indicates that the probability that a cigarette...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 47

    LIP cigarettes: Proposal for an alternative sampling design

    VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); COLARD S.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Low ignition propensity cigarettes are intended to increase the chances of self-extinguishment under laboratory conditions following the protocol detailed in either ISO 12863:2010 test method or ASTM E2187-09. The safety requirements state that a...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 03

    Analytical method to model human mouth-level transfer of ingredients from Swedish pouched snus

    GRAPTON S. (1); GADOIS-POMMEREUL S.(1); TROUDE V.(1); BLANCHET M. (1); CLARKE A.(2); SIMMS L.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    In parallel with the human study[1] a laboratory in vitro assay was conducted with three media: artificial saliva, water and 1% ß-cyclodextrin in water, using two snus products that were indistinguishable apart from the flavour application rate. To...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 04

    Tobacco reference materials: uses and limitations

    TEILLET B.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); COLARD S.(2)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    In the framework of the growing regulations of tobacco products, interest is expressed in wider characterisation in terms of contents and emissions. This leads to the need for analytical methods providing accurate, reliable and consistent data. This...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 16

    Factors driving short term smoking compensation

    CAHOURS X.(1); PURKIS S.W.(2); VARIGNON B.(1)
    (1) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Smoking compensation, defined as a modification of smoking behaviour, i.e. increase in puffing intensity, has been studied extensively. It has often been stated that compensation, generally occurs following a switch to a lower tar and nicotine...