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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 30

    Nicotine reduction and consumer perception: a scientific approach for quantifying possible impact of low nicotine cigarettes on consumer behaviour

    GUO Mengran(1); VERRON T.(1); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(2); PRITCHARD J.(3); COLARD S.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (3) Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.
    In 2015, the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy to reduce nicotine in tobacco to levels which would not be sufficient to lead to the development and/or maintenance of addiction. In the US ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 60

    Assessing changes in biomarkers of effect in smokers who switch to a closed system electronic cigarette

    MASON L.; CAHOURS X.; O'CONNELL G.; WALELE T.
    Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.
    Previous studies have demonstrated that when smokers switch to an electronic cigarette, they are exposed to significantly lower levels of carcinogens and toxicants. As a result, there is a reported significant reduction in biomarkers of exposure to levels ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 39

    The use of high content screening (HCS) in human primary lung cells to assess e-liquids of differing flavors and nicotine concentrations

    SIMMS L.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); PHILLIPS G.(1); WALELE T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Due to the current scientific debate and evolving regulatory landscape, new assays are needed to quickly determine the subtle biological response of e-liquids for both stewardship and product development purposes. For stewardship, all ingredients in the e ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 14 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    New smoking machine approach for cigarette smoking under intense and ISO 3308 conditions

    ROSE N.; SCHMIDT T.
    Borgwaldt KC GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    ISO 3308 specifies the definitions and conditions for routine analytical smoking machines, defining the puffing regime as a 35 ml bell shape puff with a 2 s duration taken every 60 s. It also specifies two machine types “A” and “B” dependent on the ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, STPOST 10

    A new in vitro testing module for the cytotoxic evaluation of e-cigarette vapour

    SCHEFFLER S.(1); DIEKEN H.(1); MOEHLE N.(1); AUFDERHEIDE M.(1); SCHMIDT T.(2)
    (1) Cultex Laboratories GmbH, Hannover, Germany; (2) Borgwaldt KC GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    The e-cigarette market has recently been booming, and e-cigarettes are often described as “reduced-risk” nicotine products or alternatives to combustible cigarettes. However, no regulations for e-cigarettes are currently in force, so that the quality and ...