1. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, PT 15

    Comparison of two maximum-likelihood estimators of the rate of self-extinguishment in the ISO 12863 test

    EITZINGER B.(1); COBURN S.(2); CASE P.(3)
    (1) delfortgroup AG, Traun, Austria; (2) British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK; (3) Consultant to delfortgroup AG, Traun, Austria
    To check the compliance of cigarettes with low ignition propensity regulations, it is necessary to estimate the rate of self-extinguishment a cigarette will have, when tested according to ISO 12863. One way to do this is to actually perform the test...