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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 36

    Analysis of the TPD2-related flavor compounds in cigarettes by GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS

    ORIKATA N.(1); SATO S.(2); TOBITA T.(1); OGAWA T.(1); NINOMIYA M.(1)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Product Quality Research Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; (2) JTI Ökolab, Vienna, Austria
    The new European Union Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2) came into force in May 2016. The European Commission has established a priority list of 15 additives referred to in Article 6 of TPD2. The purpose of this study was to develop quantitative analysis ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 37

    Simultaneous determination of sugar alcohols in cigarettes by LC-MS/MS

    OGAWA T.(1); TOBITA T.(1); ORIKATA N.(1); SATO S.(2); NINOMIYA M.(1)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Product Quality Research Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; (2) JTI Ökolab, Vienna, Austria
    Sugar alcohols are used generally and widely as sweeteners and humectants in the food industry. On the other hand, it is known that some sugar alcohols are present in tobacco leaf and tobacco products such as cigarettes. However, there is no method for ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 41

    LC-MS/MS multi-method for the determination of mono- and dicarbonyls in e-liquid and e-cigarette vapor

    POUR G.; WERNETH M.; KUBA M.; OHASHI S.; MAYER-HELM B.; SCHMEISSER E.
    JTI Ökolab, Vienna, Austria
    It is generally accepted that e-liquids and e-cigarette vapor may contain mono- and dicarbonyls. This class of compounds derive either from propylene glycol, glycerol or flavor substances in e-liquids or from thermal degradation during the vaping process. ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 18

    A simple sample preparation method for the determination of elements in e-liquids and aerosols of e-cigarettes

    STEPAN H.; ZIERLINGER M.; SUTANTO N.; SCHMEISSER E.
    JTI Ökolab, Vienna, Austria
    Samples analysed by ICP-MS are typically subjected to a mineralisation/oxidation process to completely dissolve all elements. Therefore, samples are digested using an acid matrix in a block digestor or microwave. During this process, the organic sample ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 44

    Development and validation of an ICP-MS method for simultaneous determination of metals in electronic cigarette aerosols

    OHASHI S.(1,2)
    (1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Product Quality Research Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; (2) JTI-Ökolab GmbH, Vienna, Austria
    Due to the rapid gain of market share of electronic cigarettes (ECs), concerns about their safety and quality have been raised over the last few years. In Europe, safety and quality standards for ECs have been introduced regionally. For example, the ...