1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 29

    Thermochemical and thermophysical mapping of burning superslim and kingsize cigarettes

    EHLERT S.(1,3); CUI H.(2); HEIDE J.(3); XIE F.(2); DENG N.(2); LIU C.(4); McADAM K.(4); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(3)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (3) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany; (4) British American Tobacco, R&D Centre, Southampton, U.K.
    After presenting and publishing the proof of principle of the in-situ thermochemical and thermophysical mapping inside a burning Super Slim (SS) cigarette, we now extended the study scope to other cigarette formats and smoking regimes [1]. A Chinese ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 30

    Assessment of within-package and lot-to-lot variability associated with quartz collection pads in the determination of metals in aerosol

    WAGSTAFF W.; JOZA P.; PAICO-AVILEZ H.; ZHENG T.; DONISA C.; RODRIGUEZ-LAFUENTE A.
    Labstat International Inc., Kitchener, ON, Canada
    Determining aerosol metals routinely requires an assessment of differences between test sample aerosol results and collection blanks. When using pad collection principles, the background levels associated with metals from the quartz pad can make the ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 31 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    Impact of device variability on the determination of aldehyde compounds in e-cigarette emissions

    GILLMAN I.G.; PENNINGTON A.S.C.; HUMPHRIES K.E.
    Enthalpy Analytical, LLC, Durham NC, U.S.A.
    The determination of aldehyde compounds (formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein) in e-cigarette emissions has been widely reported in scientific literature. Recent reports have focused on the contribution of flavor compounds in e-liquids and on the ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 34

    E-cigarette data standards and open platform architecture for risk and compliance management, supply chain optimization, and real-time benchmarking

    CAPONE M.J.
    HAUNI Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    InIn the next few years, the digital maturity of the e-cigarette sector will evolve offline electronic devices to products that connect via a communication device such as a smart phone or router, and ultimately to Internet-of-Things (IoT)-enabled products ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 35

    Chemometric and analytical tools directed to improve the selection of raw materials for long-filler cigar manufacture

    BORGES MIRANDA A.(1); ÁLVAREZ PRIETO M.(2,4); PÉREZ MARTÍNEZ C.(3); JIMÉNEZ CHACÓN J.(4); MOREJÓN FUENTES O.(1); GONZÁLEZ DÍAZ M.(1); HERNANDEZ REYES M.E.(1); MARQUEZ LEYVA I.(1); HERNÁNDEZ SANTANA Y.(1)
    (1) Instituto de Investigaciones del Tabaco, San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa, Cuba; (2) Facultad de Química, Universidad de La Habana, Departamento de Química Analítica, La Habana, Cuba; (3) Facultad de Química, Universidad de La Habana, Departamento de Química-Física, La Habana, Cuba; (4) Laboratorio Universitario de la Composición y Estructura de la Sustancia (LUCES), Universidad de La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
    Defining chemical specifications of raw materials, and having adequate analytical methodologies with known tolerances at a reasonable cost is a need for tobacco companies. They allow a better management of batches of raw materials produced. Three ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 36 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    HPHC market map study for U.S. machine-made cigars – Part 1: Physical properties, filler and smoke HPHC variability

    WAGNER K.A.; MORTON M.J.; OLEGARIO R.M.; BAKER L.L.; SMITH J.H.
    Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA 23219, U.S.A.
    Market map studies have been used in the cigarette industry for many years to aid in the characterization of the marketplace. These studies provide comparative values and predictive models for aiding in the assessment of other products. However, the ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 37 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    HPHC market map study for U.S. machine-made cigars – Part 2: Predictive models

    MORTON M.J.; WAGNER K.A.; OLEGARIO R.M.; BAKER L.L.; SMITH J.H.
    Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA 23219, U.S.A.
    Market map studies have been used in the cigarette industry for many years to aid in the characterization of the marketplace. These studies provide comparative values and predictive models for aiding in the assessment of other products. However, the ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 38 (also presented at TSRC 2019)

    Optimized method for determination of selective phenolic compounds in cigarette and cigar smoke by UHPLC-FLD

    JIN X.C.; HURST T.J.; WAGNER T.J.
    Altria Client Services, Research, Development & Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    Phenolic compounds, including phenol, catechol, and o-, m-, and p-cresol are included in the “Established List of the Chemicals and Chemical Compounds Identified by the FDA as Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents [HPHCs] in Tobacco Products and ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 39

    The mechanism of evaporation in conventional wick-and-coil e-cigarettes compared to an alternative volumetric heater approach

    SCHMIDT R.; KESSLER M.
    HAUNI Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    Conventional electronic cigarettes facilitate the so called wick-and-coil-systems for liquid evaporation. This technology shows essential drawbacks inherent to the system. Due to the non-uniform temperature distribution throughout the heated volume there ...