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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 27

    Next generation product aerosol bubbled extracts show little to no effect in high content screening endpoints when compared to cigarette smoke bubbled extracts

    TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WIECZOREK R.(1); BODE L.M.(1); SIMMS L.(2); STEVENSON M.(2)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), BioToxLab, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, In vitro Research, Bristol, U.K.
    Tobacco-based and tobacco-free next generation products (NGPs) are understood to be a less harmful alternative to conventional combustible cigarettes. The objective of this study was to compare the in vitro biological response of cigarette smoke...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 34

    Next generation product aerosols induce lower biological activity than combusted cigarettes: a comparison of in vitro cell migration in the scratch wound assay

    RUDD K.(1); BUDDE J.(2); TRELLES STICKEN E.(2); WIECZOREK R.(2); SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1)
    (1) Imperial Brands PLC, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany
    Smoking combustible cigarettes is a cause of serious diseases in smokers, including heart disease. There are many commercially available next generation products (NGPs), such as tobacco-free e-vapour products, aiming to provide an alternative to...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 37

    Use of cell media nicotine concentration as a marker to predict cells surface deposited nicotine in transwells after fresh smoke/aerosol exposure

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); BODE L.M.(1); SIMMS l.(2)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Exposure of organotypic 3D lung models at the air liquid interface (ALI) to fresh whole smoke/aerosol provides a more human relevant exposure assessment of combustible cigarettes and e-vapour products. The aim of this study is to present a method...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STW 01

    The application of in vitro Toxicity Testing in 21 Century (TT21C) for next generation products

    SIMMS L.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(2)
    (1) Imperial Brands PLC, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany
    The aim is to demonstrate the feasibility of TT21C in vitro methods as part of an overall assessment framework for next generation products (NGP). TT21C methodologies can be used to assess harm reduction potential of NGPs using human-derived...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...