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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 171, ST25

    Assessment of smokers' tar and nicotine yields under natural conditions

    MARCHAND V.; DELARUE B.; CHABRILLAT N.; TESSIER C.; HEE J.
    Altadis - Imperial Tobacco Group, Research Center, Fleury les Aubrais, France
    Around the world, international machine smoking norms (e.g. ISO and FTC) are used to determine tar and nicotine yields of cigarettes, with the main purpose of comparing smoke yields from the cigarettes. There has recently been an expectation by some ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Lisbon, 2000, p. 207, STPOST4

    A new method for assessing the level of filter vent blocking by smokers

    MARCHAND V.; MORDELET S.; TESSIER C.; HEE J.
    Altadis - Imperial Tobacco Group, Research Center, Fleury les Aubrais, France
    Vent blocking, the inadvertent or deliberate covering of the filter ventilation zone by the smoker, may increase the smoke yields. To date, several techniques have been used to assess the incidence of vent blocking: filter tar staining pattern, video ...