1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Has the EU reduced cigarette ignition propensity standard led to fewer fires and fire deaths?

    SONDIK E.; SCHAENMAN P. (presented by GHOSH D.)
    TriData LLC, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A.
    Careless smoking is one of the highest causes of fire deaths in most western nations. To reduce fire deaths, the EU mandated that all cigarettes sold from November 17, 2011, must pass an ISO test standard intended to reduce their ignition propensity. We ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 26

    A review of aerosol exposure systems relative to the analysis of cytotoxicity: a CORESTA In vitro Toxicity Testing Sub-Group perspective

    THORNE D.(1); WIECZOREK R.(2); FUKUSHIMA T.(3); SHIN H.J.(4); LEVERETTE R.(5); BALLANTYNE M.(6); LI X.(7); BOMBICK B.(5)
    (1) British American Tobacco, R&D Centre, Southampton, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (3) Japan Tobacco Inc., Scientific Product Assessment Centre, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; (4) KT&G Corporation, Daejeon, South Korea; (5) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (6) Covance Laboratories Ltd, Harrogate, U.K.; (7) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, P.R. China
    Aerosol exposure systems offer researchers a variety of ways to customise the exposure set-up, modify experimental parameters and provide a novel and versatile platform for in vitro aerosol research. These systems produce an aerosol that more closely ...
  3. Tob. Sci., 1992, 36, p. 8-9., ISSN.0082-4623.

    Species composition of parasitoids of the tobacco aphid, Myzus nicotianae Blackman (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Eastern Tennessee

    SONG J.; PLESS C.D.; MILLER R.D.
    University of Florida, Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, Gainesville, FL, USA.
    The tobacco aphid, Myzus nicotianae Blackman, was commonly parasitized on tobacco plants, Nicotiana tabacum L., in greenhouses but rarely in the field. Five species of primary hymenopteran parasitoids were collected from greenhouses; only one primary ...