Recommended Methods current

No. 21 - Atmosphere for Conditioning and Testing Tobacco and Tobacco Products

(CRM developed into ISO 3402)

Aug. 1991 - second edition

This CORESTA Recommended Method (CRM) specifies an atmosphere for conditioning and testing samples and test pieces of tobacco and tobacco products. It is applicable to tests on tobacco, tobacco products and materials used in the manufacture of tobacco products for which a prior conditioning is necessary. It is not applicable in the case of test methods for which particular test conditions are laid down elsewhere, for example cigarette papers and board, which are given in ISO Recommendation R187.

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