1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 02

    Analysis of 20 elements in aerosols by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

    GREMAUD M.; HOFER I.; MARCHESE A.; SEQUEIRA C.; LE BOUHELLEC S.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Metals are present in the aerosol of tobacco products and are known as harmful or potentially harmful compounds. The purpose of this study was to improve and re-validate an existing method for the determination of elements in smoke from cigarettes and in ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 08

    Analysis of 12 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons compounds in aerosol

    CORREIA D.; ROTA D.; SAUSER Y.; LE BOUHELLEC S.
    Philip Morris International, Research & Development (R&D) Innovation Cube, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) comprise a large class of chemical compounds known to be carcinogenic. These compounds are present in cigarette smoke, normally at low concentrations (ng/cig or lower). The purpose of this study was to improve and ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 09

    Analysis of mercury in mainstream smoke or aerosol

    HOFER I.; YERLY M.; MARCHESE A.; LE BOUHELLEC S.
    Philip Morris International, Research & Development (R&D) Innovation Cube, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Mercury has been identified as a harmful, or potentially harmful, constituent of tobacco smoke. For this reason, methods for quantifying the mercury content in the mainstream smoke of cigarettes, or in the aerosol of potential Reduced Risk Products [1] ...