1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 45

    Meta-analysis of two biomarkers of exposure of tobacco products

    AYALA-FIERRO F.(1); ELAMIN A.(2); FROST-PINEDA K.(3); JIN T.(3); PRASAD G.L.(3); SARKAR M.(4); SCHMIDT E.(3); VERRON T.(5)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (2) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (4) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France
    In the context of tobacco products, broadly two types of biomarkers exist, biomarkers of exposure (BoE) and biomarkers of potential harm (BoPH). BoE measure exposure to tobacco constituents, e.g. carbon monoxide (CO) and nicotine equivalents (NEQs). The ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 33

    Quantitative risk assessment (QRA) indicates reduced risk potential for carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic effects of the aerosol of the next generation products (NGPs) compared to reference cigarettes

    AYALA-FIERRO F.(1); CZEKALA L.(2); SIMMS L.(2); RUDD K.(2); CAVA G.(2); STEVENSON M.(2)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Imperial Brands PLC, Bristol, U.K.
    In order to understand the potential relative health risks of NGPs compared to cigarettes, we compared the relative risks of aerosols from tobacco-containing and tobacco-free NGPs to the smoke generated from a reference cigarette. Quantitative Risk ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 29 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    Impact of cigar physical variability on cigar exposure using probabilistic risk assessment

    AYALA-FIERRO F.; KOSARAJU K.; STEVENS R.
    ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    Cigars are unique tobacco products of wide variety of sizes: length, diameter and weight, and include large cigars, small cigars (cigarette-like) and cigarillos. The weight of cigars can range widely which influences exposure to cigar constituents, ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 30 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    Comparison of probability of risk associated with cigar exposure

    KOSARAJU K.; AYALA-FIERRO F.; STEVENS R.
    ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    Cigars are unique tobacco products of variable physical and chemical properties. Limited information is available about exposure to smoke and probability of risk, if any, to smoke constituents. Cigar smokers can be exclusive or dual smokers of cigars and ...