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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 04

    Reduction of harmful or potentially harmful constituents (HPHCs) following partial or complete substitution of cigarettes with electronic cigarettes in adult smokers

    D’RUIZ C.D.(1); O’CONNELL G.(2); GRAFF D.W.(3)
    (1) Scientific Affairs Consultant, Fontem Ventures, B.V., Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Fontem Ventures, B.V., Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Celerion, Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.
    Changes in fifteen urine, blood, and exhaled breath biomarkers of exposure (BoE) to harmful and potentially harmful constituents (HPHCs), representing major classes of compounds reported by the FDA to be significant contributors to smoking-associated ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 20

    The influence of storage conditions and packaging on acetic acid generation in cellulose acetate fibers

    TATUM C.E.; WILSON S.A.; CASPER R.G.; PEARCE M.J.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, U.S.A.
    The cellulose acetate polymer used in cigarette filters is made by acetylating wood pulp with acetic anhydride. One advantage of this modified natural polymer is that it readily degrades by multiple mechanisms. While the ultimate products are carbon ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 42

    Exhaled aerosol properties in a room following use of electronic cigarettes and conventional cigarettes

    CAHOURS X.(1); MARTUZEVICIUS D.(2); PRASAUSKAS T.(2); SETYAN A.(3,4); O’CONNELL G.(5); JULIEN R.(1); WANG J.(3,4); COLARD S.(1)
    (1) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Department of Environmental Technology, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania; (3) Laboratory for Advanced Analytical Technologies, EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), Dübendorf, Switzerland; (4) Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; (5) Fontem Ventures B.V., HN Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is rapidly increasing among smokers as an alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes (CC). As e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and do not require combustion, the mechanism of aerosol generation within an ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 18

    Assessment of the so-called “gateway effect” based on electronic vapour product classifications

    VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); CERSON L.(2); COLARD S.(1); O’CONNELL G.(3)
    (1) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Since electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) became popular as alternatives to conventional cigarettes, with subsequent market growth amongst smokers, there is currently a debate as to whether e-cigs may be a "gateway" to conventional cigarette smoking ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2016, 70, abstr. 23

    Reductions in biomarkers of exposure (BoE) to harmful or potentially harmful constituents (HPHCs) following partial or complete substitution of cigarettes with electronic cigarettes in adult smokers

    O’CONNELL G.(1); GRAFF D.W.(2); D’RUIZ C.(3)
    (1) Fontem Ventures B.V, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (2) Celerion Inc, Lincoln, NE, USA; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V Greensboro, NC, USA
    Changes in fifteen urine, blood and exhaled breath BoEs of HPHCs representing classes of compounds reported by FDA to be significant contributors to smoking-associated disease risks were measured in 105 clinical-confined subjects following randomization ...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 07

    Comparison of the cerulean e-cigarette pressure drop testing instrument to the ces 508 cigarette pressure drop and ventilation tester unit for electronic cigarettes, conventional tobacco burning cigarettes, and filter tips

    AVANTS K.W.(1); WILSON S.A.(2); CLARK J.(1)
    (1) Liggett Group, LLC, Mebane, NC USA; (2) Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN USA
    The pressure drop or “resistance to draw” of cigarettes and cigarette-like products is a prominent experience for consumers. This poster is a comparison of two commercial instruments with different approaches to measuring pressure drop. The instruments ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, PT 01

    Photodegradability testing of cellulose acetate filters – outdoor weathering vs. accelerated weathering

    STEACH J.K.; FISHER JONES D.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, USA
    Degradation testing in the laboratory is based on understanding a material’s exposure to specific environmental forces, which can play a key role in the mechanisms of degradation. Cellulose acetate filters can be degraded by various environmental forces, ...