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
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 ...