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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, SSPOST 09

    Sampling and analysis consideration for determination of hexavalent chromium in mainstream and sidestream tobacco smoke

    LIONETTI G.; CIARAVOLO S.; MODESTIA F.; NUNZIATA A.
    ETI S.p.A., Research, Chemistry Dept., Rome, Italy.
    Chromium is present in the environment mainly in the oxidation states (III) and (VI). Airborne hexavalent chromium is a known human respiratory carcinogen and allergen. A method for determining hexavalent chromium in mainstream and sidestream tobacco ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, SSPOST 10

    Set up of a new analytical methodology for the determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in particulate phase mainstream cigarette smoke

    LIONETTI G.; CIARAVOLO S.; GIONTI M.; NUNZIATA A.; PIERRI E.
    ETI S.p.A., Research, Chemistry Dept., Rome, Italy.
    A method for the rapid and selective extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from particulate phase mainstream cigarette smoke was developed using microwave assisted extraction. This system allows the simultaneous extraction of many samples ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, SSPT 04

    Microwave assisted extraction and thermal energy analysis of tobacco specific nitrosamines in tobacco and tobacco products

    MOLA M.; CIARAVOLO S.; LIONETTI G.; NUNZIATA A.
    ETI S.p.A., Research, Chemistry Dept., Rome, Italy.
    This work reports the use of microwave energy for the extraction of tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) from tobacco and their detection with a thermal energy analyser (TEA). Conventional sample preparation procedures for the TSNAs involve extraction ...