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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 20

    The influence of storage conditions and packaging on acetic acid generation in cellulose acetate fibers

    TATUM C.E.; WILSON S.A.; CASPER R.G.; PEARCE M.J.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, U.S.A.
    The cellulose acetate polymer used in cigarette filters is made by acetylating wood pulp with acetic anhydride. One advantage of this modified natural polymer is that it readily degrades by multiple mechanisms. While the ultimate products are carbon ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 07

    Comparison of the cerulean e-cigarette pressure drop testing instrument to the ces 508 cigarette pressure drop and ventilation tester unit for electronic cigarettes, conventional tobacco burning cigarettes, and filter tips

    AVANTS K.W.(1); WILSON S.A.(2); CLARK J.(1)
    (1) Liggett Group, LLC, Mebane, NC USA; (2) Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN USA
    The pressure drop or “resistance to draw” of cigarettes and cigarette-like products is a prominent experience for consumers. This poster is a comparison of two commercial instruments with different approaches to measuring pressure drop. The instruments ...
  3. 46th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2014, abstr. 76

    Strategies to control blue mold and reduce fungicide residues in cigar wrapper tobaccos

    LAMONDIA J.A.; EITZER B.D.
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Valley Laboratory, 153 Cook Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095, USA
    Blue mold, caused by Peronospora tabacina, has occurred in Connecticut annually since 1996. Cigar wrapper leaves require excellent disease control, but ideally control should be achieved with low fungicide residues remaining in cured leaves. We applied ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 05

    GC-MS analysis of e-liquids taken from e-cigarettes and e-liquids (e-juice) before use in e-cigarettes

    LAUTERBACH J.H.(1); GRIMM D.A.(2)
    (1) Lauterbach & Associates, LLC, Macon, GA, U.S.A.; (2) Coordinated Instrumentation Facility, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.
    Concerns have been expressed about the purity and safety of the liquids (e-liquids) used in electronic cigarettes [Goniewicz et al., Tobacco Control 2013 March 6 (Epub ahead of print)]. Moreover, Bahl et al. [Reproductive Toxicology 34 (2012) 529-537] ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 32

    Routine and detailed analyses of materials other than tobacco fillers used to fabricate filtered cigars

    LAUTERBACH J.H.(1); GRIMM D.A.(2)
    (1) Lauterbach & Associates, LLC, Macon, GA, U.S.A.; (2) Coordinated Instrumentation Facility, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.
    Filtered cigars and similar cigar-like products continue to be a growing market. They are also attracting increased regulatory scrutiny. However, there continues to be a dearth of information in the scientific literature about the composition of the ...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 80

    Analytical strategies for the detailed analyses of shisha tobacco.

    LAUTERBACH J.H.(1); GRIMM D.A.(2)
    (1) Lauterbach & Associates, LLC, Macon, GA, USA; (2) Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Commercial shisha tobacco formulations represent a new challenge to the analytical scientists specializing in tobacco products. One expert described shisha formulations as tobacco ranging anywhere from 10-12% up to 30%, glycerin in excess of 30-35%, added ...