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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 39

    Impact of cigarette paper and blend on super slim, slim and king-size cigarette designs

    WANNA J.(1); CHEN Cai(2); XIAO Cuicui(3); LIANG Chenze(3); RUI Li(4); ZHANG Wenjun(4)
    (1) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (2) SWM Shanghai Representative Office, Shanghai, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Mauduit, Jiangmen, Guangdong, P.R. China; (4) China Tobacco Schweitzer, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China
    Superslim (SS) cigarettes account for 5 % of total cigarette sales on the Chinese market, with a year to year increase of 2.1 %. Similar to this fast-growing trend, many more brands of slim (SL) cigarettes have been offered on the market since 2017. To ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 47

    Study on reducing the fragmentation rate of paper-making reconstituted tobacco during the cutting process in the cigarette factory

    ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Yan(3); ZHENG Jianyu(1); ZHANG Mengyuan(1); LI Rui(1); LIU Jing(1); XIONG Zhen(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (3) Yunnan Tobacco Quality Supervision and Inspection Station, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    It is known that reconstituted tobacco leaf tends to generate dust and particles during the cutting process in the cigarette factory. To solve the issue, analysis of the composition structure of manufacturing waste was carried out. Effects on the ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 48

    Research on colour improvement of paper-making reconstituted tobacco

    SU Dandan(1); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); WEI Mingwen(1); WANG Xiaosheng(1); FENG Tao(1); MI Lan(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Paper-making reconstituted tobacco (PRT) is an important raw material for the tobacco industry, with various benefits including reducing cost, smoke tar delivery, and impact on the environment. The different appearance of PRT compared to regular cigarette ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 47

    Effect of ethanol concentration on chemical composition of tobacco extracts

    ZHENG Jianyu(1); LIU Changbo(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); FU Yin(1); XIONG Zhen(1); CHEN Shaoquan(1); FENG Tao(1); WANG Yanhong(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Ethanol is widely used as a solvent in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biological industries, for the extraction of various natural products, including those from tobacco. In this study, an ethanol-water system with four different concentrations of ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ammonia ...
  10. 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 least ...