1. CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 07

    New developments in vacuum photoionisation TOF-MS technique to analyse smoking products on-line and in real time

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Photo ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (PI-TOFMS) has been established for on-line analysis of complex gas mixtures. Cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapour and the vapour of tobacco heating products provide good examples for such complex gas...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 19

    On-line puff resolved analysis of cigarette smoke for product profiling using soft-photoionisation mass spectrometry

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); BENTE v FROWEIN M.(1); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Photo ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (PI-TOFMS) has been established for the on-line analysis of complex gas mixtures. Therefore, it is a suitable tool for puff resolved chemical fingerprint screening of cigarette smoke. This capability...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 20

    On-line puff resolved analysis of cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapour and vapour of tobacco heating products

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(1); WALTE A.(2); ZIMMERMANN R.(1)
    (1) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany; (2) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany
    Photo ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (PI-TOFMS) has been established for on-line analysis of complex gas mixtures. Cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapour and the vapour of tobacco heating products provide good examples for such complex gas...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 56

    Perceptions of the relative harm of electronic cigarettes compared with smoking in the U.S.A.: analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study data, 2013-2016

    O’CONNELL G.(1); WALELE T.(1); CAHOURS X.(2); THOMPSON J.(1); VERRON T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France
    Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. Despite this, U.S. adults remain poorly informed about the relative risk of these...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 58

    A consortium approach for consumer-reported outcome measures to assess tobacco- and nicotine-containing products

    ACQUADRO C.(1) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force: AYALA-FIERRO F.(2); BLACK R.(3); CAHOURS X.(4); CHREA C.(5); CURTIN G.(6); GILES L.(7); McCAFFREY S.(3); PARK C.H.(8); PRASAD K.(9); SHERWOOD N.(10); SHIFFMAN S.(11); SMITH J.(6); SPIES E.(5)
    (1) Mapi Research Trust, Lyon, France; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (4) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France; (5) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neûchatel, Switzerland; (6) RAIS, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (7) JT Int'l SA, Genève, Switzerland; (8) KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; (9) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.; (10) Neil Sherwood Consulting, Commugny, Switzerland; (11) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
    In the tobacco space, consumer-reported outcome measures (CROM) are essential for understanding motivations, subjective effects, and behavior. Such measures have become particularly important with the advent of candidate modified risk tobacco...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 65; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 15

    Analysis of mainstream cigarette smoke constituents prioritized by the World Health Organization in a core collection of tobacco accessions: variability and correlations

    CAHOURS X.(2); JULIO E.(1); VERRON T.(2); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (2) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Scientific Research, Paris, France
    Among the different strategies proposed for tobacco regulation, the WHO study group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) has proposed mandating ceilings on smoke constituents. These constituents were selected according to their potential toxicity,...
  7. 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...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 30

    Nicotine reduction and consumer perception: a scientific approach for quantifying possible impact of low nicotine cigarettes on consumer behaviour

    GUO Mengran(1); VERRON T.(1); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(2); PRITCHARD J.(3); COLARD S.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (3) Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.
    In 2015, the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy to reduce nicotine in tobacco to levels which would not be sufficient to lead to the development and/or maintenance of addiction. In...
  9. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 49

    Vacuum photoionisation TOF-MS as technique to analyze complex gas mixtures on-line and in real time

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Within the last few years e cigarettes and other new smoking/vaping products have become more and more commonly used. There are two general ionization techniques that are covered by vacuum Photo-Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass-Spectrometry (PI-TOFMS)....
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 01

    Nicotine reduction: use of modelling approach to evaluate unintended consequences, a focus on illicit trade

    GUO M.; VERRON T.; CAHOURS X.; COLARD S.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    In 2015, the WHO TobReg issued an advisory note recommending a strategy for reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels. The authors considered that regulation of nicotine levels would lead to a decrease of smoking prevalence. In their...