1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 63 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Challenges and opportunities in cigar science

    SMITH J.H.(1); AUBUCHON S.M.(1); WAGNER K.A.(1); McKINNEY W.J.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); STEVENS R.(3)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Henrico, VA, U.S.A.; (3) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    An independent Cigar Working Group has been formed by interested cigar stakeholders (e.g. manufacturers and testing laboratories). The goals of the Working Group are to explore opportunities for engagement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 054 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Challenges and opportunities in cigar science

    SMITH J.H.(1); AUBUCHON S.M.(1); WAGNER K.A.(1); McKINNEY W.J.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); STEVENS R.(3)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Henrico, VA, USA; (3) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, USA
    An independent Cigar Working Group was formed by interested cigar stakeholders (e.g. manufacturers and testing laboratories). The goals of the Working Group are to explore opportunities for engagement with the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) on...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 099a & 99b

    Machine made cigar leaf and product workshop

    STEVENS R.(1); BLACK R.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); SMITH J.(3); HARTLEY M.(4); LINDEGAARD T.(5)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, USA; (2) Enthalpy Labs, Durham, NC, USA; (3) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA; (4) Universal Dark Air-Cured Group, Oxford, NC, USA
    The regulation of tobacco products continues to be a growing focus around the world. For example, in 2016, the FDA finalized a rule in the USA that extended its regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah, and...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 40 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    A comparison of two different extraction methods for aromatic amines in mainstream smoke using gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC/QQQ)

    STINSON A.(1); GILLILAND S.(1); HUCKINS A.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); BROWN S.S.(2); STEELMAN D.(1)
    (1) Liggett Group LLC, Mebane, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Enthalpy Analytical Inc., Durham, NC, U.S.A.
    The established GC-MS methods for the analysis of aromatic amines (o-Anisidine, o-Toluidine, 2,6-Dimethylaniline, 1-Aminonaphthalene, 2-Aminonaphthalene, and 4-Aminobiphenyl) involve complex sample preparation and analyzing the samples on a gas...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 048 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2017)

    A comparison of two different extraction methods for aromatic amines in mainstream smoke using gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC/QQQ)

    STINSON A.(1); GILLILAND S.(1); HUCKINS A.(1); BROWN S.S.(2); GILLMAN I.G.(2)
    (1) Liggett Group, Mebane, NC, USA; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Durham, NC, USA
    The established GC-MS methods for the analysis of aromatic amines (o Anisidine, o Toluidine, 2, 6 Dimethylaniline, 1 Aminonaphthalene, 2 Aminonaphthalene, and 4 Aminobiphenyl) involve complex sample preparation and analyzing the samples on a gas...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 22

    The determination and comparison of ammonia content in tobacco products by ion chromatography and continuous flow analysis

    STINSON A.(1); GILLILAND S.(1); PAOLANTONIO A.M.(2); LOCKHART T.D.(2); GILLMAN I.G.(2)
    (1) Liggett Group LLC, Mebane, North Carolina, USA; (2) Enthalpy Analytical Inc., Durham, North Carolina, USA
    The FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has identified ammonia as a harmful or potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) in tobacco and tobacco products. However, there is currently not a single, generally accepted method for the determination of...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 25

    The determination and comparison of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) levels in the mainstream smoke of three reference cigarettes using three different analytical techniques to understand differences and variability between methods

    STINSON A.(1); WHITEHEAD B.(1); TEWOLDE A.(1); PAOLANTONIO A.M.(2); ALVAREZ E.T.(2); GILLMAN I.G.(2)
    (1) Liggett Group LLC, Mebane, North Carolina, USA; (2) Enthalpy Analytical Inc., Durham, North Carolina, USA
    The FDA Center for Tobacco Products has identified hydrogen cyanide (HCN) as a harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHCs) in tobacco smoke. Currently there is no internationally accepted method for the analysis of hydrogen cyanide but at...