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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, STPOST 14

    Determination of propylene glycol, glycerol and sorbitol in tobacco and tobacco products by high performance liquid chromatography with refractive index detector

    RAJESHA B.J.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.; MEHTA S.K.
    ITC R&D Centre, Bangalore, India.
    Propylene glycol (PG), glycerol and sorbitol are polyhydric alcohols and are added to tobacco as humectants / conditioners. PG acts as a solubilizing agent for flavors and also it hinders mold growth formation in tobacco. Glycerol and sorbitol are sweet ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SSPT 19

    Determination of total alkaloids as nicotine in tobacco by continuous flow analyzer using stable and safer reagents

    MEHTA S.K.; RAJESH B.J.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.
    ITC R&D Center, Tobacco and Tobacco Products Laboratory, Bangalore, India
    ISO 15152:2003 describes analysis of total alkaloids as nicotine (TNA) in tobacco using continuous flow analyzer. It is based on the measurement of the colour complex generated by the reaction of cyanogen chloride and nicotine alkaloids. Cyanogen chloride ...