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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, PT 11

    Test and technique issues when performing the ASTM E2187-02B test method for measuring the ignition strength of cigarettes

    DUROCHER D.F.; ROSSI-ESPAGNET J.; HAMPL V.
    Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Alpharetta, GA, USA
    As of June 28, 2004, only cigarettes that pass the ASTM E2187-02B ignition strength test more than 75% of the time will be allowed for sale in New York State. However, we have found that in practice the ASTM test procedure has unanticipated consequences ...