1. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 08

    CORESTA Recommended Method No. 77

    MAYR M.(1); CORESTA PTM Sub-Group and Diffusivity Working Group Members(2)
    (1) Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG / delfortgroup AG, Wattens, Austria; (2) Various origins
    In 2010, the Physical Test Methods Sub-Group of CORESTA launched the Diffusivity Working Group with the objective to develop a CORESTA Recommended Method (CRM) for the “ Determination of Diffusion Capacity by Measurement of CO2 Transfer Rate Through ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 34

    Effects of acetate and charcoal sector position in Hoffmann analytes of dual and triple filter cigarettes

    RUFENER C.; BENSE T.; RUNGA N.; TAROCO E.; BONILLA T.; UMPIERREZ E.
    Compañia Industrial de Tabacos Montepaz S.A., Montevideo, Uruguay
    It is known that activated charcoal has a good general efficiency in the adsorption of components of the vapour phase of cigarette mainstream smoke. Many studies have been published concerning the different factors involved in the filtration efficiency of ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 61

    Determination of ethyl carbamate in tobacco and smokeless tobacco products by HPLC-APCI+-MS/MS

    PANI J.; HERWIG S.; MAYER-HELM B.
    JTI-Ökolab, Vienna, Austria
    Ethyl carbamate (urethane) occurs in a wide range of alcoholic beverages and fermented foods. Although its acute oral toxicity is low, it has been reclassified from “possibly carcinogenic to humans” (IARC group 2B) to “probably carcinogenic to humans” ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 79

    Annual monitoring of a range of cigarette products from the Canadian market and their in vitro biological responses over time (from 2005 to 2013)

    MEGER M.(1); CLEVA BERSAN D.(1); WEBER E.(2); CAMERON P.(3); MILLER-HOLT J.(1); JONES I.(1)
    (1) JT International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland; (2) Ökolab GmbH, Vienna, Austria; (3) JTI Macdonald Corp., Mississauga, ON, Canada
    In vitro toxicity assays have been recognized as valuable tools to assess the biological activity of tobacco products and their emissions. Such data can also be used to compare relative differences in in vitro biological activity between tobacco products. ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 90

    Effect of reconstitution and tobacco blend components on Hoffmann analytes

    DUROT N.(1); LE BEC L.(1); RIGOULAY C.(1); RAVERDY-LAMBERT D.(1); BENSE T.(2); GIORDANO O.(2)
    (1) SWM Intl, c/o LTR Industries, Usine Le Mans, Allonnes, France; (2) MONTEPAZ, c/o Compania industrial de Tabacos Monte-Paz SA, Montevideo, Uruguay
    The perspective of potential regulatory ceilings on smoke deliveries in the future increase the need to assess the influence of tobacco blend components on smoke deliveries, more particularly the influence of papermaking reconstituted tobacco leaf (RTL), ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 93

    Plasma perforation of tipping paper – a novel method to generate ventilated filter cigarettes

    LINDNER M.(1); RAUNIC VADANJEL R.(2)
    (1) TANNPAPIER GmbH, Traun, Austria; (2) TDR d.o.o., Rovinj, Croatia
    Perforation of tipping paper is essential for adjusting the ventilation of cigarettes to achieve specific smoke deliveries. Hereby, the type of tipping paper perforation plays an important role and can be separated into online-laser perforation directly ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 94

    The pore size distribution of naturally porous cigarette papers and its relation to air permeability and diffusion capacity – Part 1

    GLEINSER M.(1); EITZINGER B.(2); BACHMANN S.(1); VOLGGER D.(1)
    (1) Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG, Wattens, Austria; (2) delfortgroup AG, Traun, Austria
    In the tobacco industry it is well known that porosity is one of the most significant physical properties of cigarette paper. There are indirect as well as direct methods to characterise this parameter. Measurement of the diffusion capacity and the air ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 95

    The pore size distribution of naturally porous cigarette papers and its relation to air permeability and diffusion capacity – Part 2

    EITZINGER B.(1); GLEINSER M.(2); BACHMANN S.(2); VOLGGER D.(2)
    (1) delfortgroup AG, Traun, Austria; (2) Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG, Wattens, Austria
    Several publications have shown in the past, on theoretical grounds and by actual measurements, that the perforation of cigarette papers causes a substantial increase in air permeability, while the diffusion capacity increases comparably less. These ...