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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 11

    Field trials with low nicotine tobacco varieties developed by conventional breeding technique: first results

    MALPICA A.(1); EVANS W.(2); ARCHIBALD C.(3); SCOTT L.(4); GARWE D.(5); CHAMANGO A.M.Z.(6); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(7); COLARD S.(8)
    (1) Bergerac Seed and Breeding, Bergerac, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco South Africa Pvt. Ltd, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa; (3) Alliance One International Services, Camberley, Surrey, U.K.; (4) Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) Tobacco Research Board (TRB), Harare, Zimbabwe; (6) Agricultural Research & Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi; (7) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bergerac, France; (8) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France
    In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (“TobReg”) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels of 0.4 mg/g. In the U.S., the Food and...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 08

    Effects of treatment time of ultraviolet irradiation and ozone on the internal quality of the redrying tobacco

    XU Chunping(1); BAI Jiafeng(2); ZHENG Kai(3); ZHU Guocheng(3); HU Zhizhong(2); JIANG Yu(1); XU Heng(4); LI Shufang(3); YANG Zhiqiang(3)
    (1) College of Food and Biological Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Technical Center, China Tobacco Guangxi Industrial Co. Ltd, Nanning, Guanxi, P.R. China; (3) Xuchang Cigarette Factory, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd., Xuchang, Henan, P.R. China; (4) Technical Center, China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co., Ltd, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    To investigate the effect of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and ozone on the internal quality of redrying tobacco, Qujing redrying tobacco (B2F) was selected as experimental material and irradiated by UV irradiation (producing ozone) and treated with...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 10

    Principal component analysis of volatile components in refill liquids for electronic cigarettes with different tastes

    XU Chunping(1); MA Kuoyan(2); HAO Hui(3); CHEN Zhifei(3); ZHAO Shanshan(1)
    (1) College of Food and Biology Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Technical Center of China Tobacco Chongqing Industrial Co., Ltd., Chongqing, P.R. China; (3) Technical Center of China Tobacco Henan Industrial Co. Ltd, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    In this study the characterization of refill liquids for different electronic cigarettes with different tastes was compared. GC/MS and principal component analysis were employed to analyze the volatile components in refill liquids for five kinds of...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 52

    Biological test procedure for fresh generated cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosols under air-liquid interface (ALI) exposure in 24 and 96 multi-well plates

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Cigarette smoke and e cigarette aerosol contain particulate matter/liquid droplets in the solid phase as well as volatile substances in the gas phase. Both fractions are of potential toxicological relevance and should be considered when assessing...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 53

    Use of human derived cell lines to increase the biological relevance of cigarette condensate, non-tobacco materials and e-liquids testing

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    The in vitro testing strategy of tobacco products is mainly based on the testing of extracts from cigarette smoke condensates. An accepted industry wide assay battery has been developed over recent years which delivers reliable results for the...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 07

    Effects of fertigation and micro-spraying on growth of flue-cured tobacco, soil properties and water use efficiency

    SHI Hongzhi(1); ZHANG Mengyue(1); XIE Zhan(1); YANG Huijuan(1); DUAN Weidong(2); DUN Songyang(3); LI Hongliang(3)
    (1) Henan Agricultural University / Tobacco Cultivation Key Laboratory of China Tobacco, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Henan Tobacco Industry Co. Ltd, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (3) Xuchang Tobacco Company of Henan Province, Xuchang, P.R. China
    The use of water saving irrigation systems and technology is of great significance in tobacco production in central China due to the high frequency of drought in the early tobacco growth stages. In recent years, micro-spraying irrigation and...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 08

    Indoor air quality and surface deposition assessment following use of an open system e-cigarette

    BAUER N.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); CAHOURS X.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) nicotine delivery devices are growing in popularity worldwide. Both regulators and public health organisations are beginning to examine potential implications that exposure to exhaled e-cigarette aerosol may have on...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 16

    Degradation of phytosterols in tobacco extract by bacteria to produce low benzo[a]pyrene reconstituted tobacco

    YE Jianbin(1); ZHANG Zhan(2); HAO Zhou(2); YANG Xuepeng(1); MAO Duobin(1); YANG Zongcan(2); LIU Xiangzhen(2)
    (1) Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Key Laboratory of Biotechnology in Tobacco Industry, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Henan Industrial Co., Ltd of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    Pyrolysis of phytosterols during tobacco combustion is closely related to the yield of PAHs, such as the carcinogen benzo[a]pyrene. There are five types of phytosterols in tobacco, accounting for 0.2-0.5 % by weight. Most of the phytosterols are...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 21

    The use of in vitro human biomarkers from relevant primary cell lines, to assess the effects of increasing nicotine concentration in e-liquids

    SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); BERG E.(2); WALELE T.(3)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) DiscoverX Corporation, Fremont, CA, U.S.A.; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    As part of the ongoing stewardship of electronic cigarettes, and in line with the National Academies of Sciences “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy”, Fontem Ventures B.V. have investigated the utility of a series of...