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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 Drug ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Plenary Session, IG 02

    Cigarette Variability Task Force study designs, statistical considerations, initial observations, and limitations

    MORTON M.J.(1); TAYYARAH R.(2); FLORA J.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A. [Presented as a representative of the CVAR TF]
    The objective of the Cigarette Variability Task Force (CVAR TF) is to examine commercial cigarette variability through testing of select cigarette smoke and tobacco filler constituents plus select physical characteristics. To meet this objective, the CVAR ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Misperception of e-cigarette harm growing among American adults, 2013-2015

    VERRON T.(1); GUO M.(1); VARIGNON B.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); WALELE T.(2); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Electronic cigarettes (e cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. However, the proportion of American adults who perceive e cigarettes to be equally or more ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 43

    In vitro micronucleus (MN) assay using TK6 cells: review of historical positive and negative control data

    STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr(1); HURTADO S.B.(1); WELLS M.M.(1); KWOK V.Y.(1); DOSHI U.(2); COFFA B.G.(2); LEE K.M.(2)
    (1) Charles River Laboratories, Genetic and In Vitro Toxicology, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.; (2) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development & Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    TK6 human lymphoblastoid cells are widely used in the in vitro MN assay as a part of regulatory genotoxicity testing for pharmaceuticals, but have seen relatively limited use in testing of other test materials, including tobacco-related products. As an ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 46

    Validation of an in vitro test battery to evaluate smokeless tobacco products

    HURTADO S.B.(1); LALLIER B.(1); TYDRICK C.(1); LIU Z.(2); GUMP J.(2); BISWAS K.(2); KWOK V.Y.(1); STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr(1)
    (1) Charles River Laboratories, Genetic and In Vitro Toxicology, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.; (2) Charles River Laboratories, Analytical Chemistry, Ashland, OH, U.S.A.
    Evaluating potential cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of smokeless tobacco products poses unique challenges for in vitro testing. Each product is a complex mixture of vegetable matter, and may include a packaging component as part of the final product. ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...