1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke/Technology, Innsbruck, 1999, ST04

    The oxidation of nicotine with sodium hypochlorite. Identification of some of the products formed, and a rationalization of the pathways by which they arose

    Philip Morris USA, Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    The oxidation of nicotine with sodium hypochlorite was studied. Autoanalyzer-monitored reactions showed rapid consumption of about 8 molar equivalent of oxidant. Further oxidation was slow, incomplete, and pH-dependent. Simultaneous monitoring of pH...