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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. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 058

    Real-time authentication of food, beverages and botanicals using DART-QDa LiveID analysis

    BRITTON E.(1); ORGANTINI K.(1); MERUVA N.(1); STEAD S.(2)
    (1) Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, USA; (2) Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, UK
    This study investigates the potential for the implementation of DART-QDa with LiveID as solution for the rapid authentication of high value food, beverage and botanical ingredients and products with minimal sample preparation. Food, beverages and ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 53

    Non-targeted screening of extractables and leachables in e-cigarettes using a Single Platform UPLC-APGC-QTOF-MS

    MERUVA N.(1); CABOVSKA B.(1); SHAH D.(1); ORGANTINI K.(1); McCALL E.(2); CLELAND G.(1); ROZENICH R.(3); SCHREINER H.(3)
    (1) Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, U.S.A.; (2) Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, U.K.; (3) Waters GmbH, Vienna, Austria
    Characterization of extractables and leachables is essential for ensuring the safety, quality and efficacy of inhalation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. The initial step for characterizing extractables from e-cigarettes involves targeted screening, ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 54

    Ion mobility mass spectrometry: a new tool for characterization of complex tobacco products

    MULLIN L.(1); MERUVA N.(1); McCALL E.(2); CLELAND G.(1); ROZENICH R.(3); SCHREINER H.(3)
    (1) Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, U.S.A.; (2) Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, U.K.; (3) Waters GmbH, Vienna, Austria
    Comprehensive chemical profiling and identification of compounds in tobacco and tobacco smoke matrices is a challenging task due to the sample complexity and the wide array of analyses required. LC-MS and GC-MS based methods are typically applied as they ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 55

    Rapid authentication of tobacco flavors using DART-MS

    ORGANTINI K.(1); MERUVA N.(1); McCALL E.(2); CLELAND G.(1); ROZENICH R.(3); SCHREINER H.(3)
    (1) Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, U.S.A.; (2) Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, U.K.; (3) Waters GmbH, Vienna, Austria
    Characterization of flavors in tobacco products is critical for consumer’s perception of aroma, taste, quality and branding. Maintaining consistent flavor in tobacco products requires quality control testing of raw materials and finished products to ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 56

    Benefits of mass detection for routine LC analysis of tobacco products

    MERUVA N.(1); YANG J.(1); McCALL E.(2); ROZENICH R.(3); SCHREINER H.(3)
    (1) Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, U.S.A.; (2) Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, U.K.; (3) Waters GmbH, Vienna, Austria
    There are several tobacco industry methods that rely on HPLC separation and optical detection (UV, Fluorescence and ELSD) for identification of target compounds such as carbonyls, nicotine, related alkaloids, sugars and artificial sweeteners. In this ...
  10. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 12

    Non-targeted high resolution screening of tobacco for potential contaminants (pesticides and chemical toxins) using UPLC/QTOF-MS

    MERUVA N.(1); McCALL E.(2); CLELAND G.(1); BURGESS J.(1)
    (1) Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, U.S.A.; (2) Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, U.K.
    In this study a UPLC coupled to high resolution mass spectrometry (QTOF-MS) was used to increase the scope of analysis for multi-residue pesticides and other chemical contaminants in tobacco. Analytical methods for high throughput contaminant screening ...