1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Aix-en-Provence, 2009, SSPT 31

    Influence of potassium on the formation of benzo[a]pyrene in tobacco pyrolysis

    YOSHIDA S.; UWANO Y.
    Japan Tobacco Inc., Tobacco Science Research Lab., Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
    It is known that potassium, which is the most abundant alkali metal in tobacco leaves, affects the thermal degradation of biomass and cigarette combustion. However, there is little information on the relationship between potassium and the formation...