Recommended Methods current

No. 76 - Determination of Moisture Content (Oven Volatiles) of Tobacco and Tobacco Products

December 2021 - third edition Ref. TTPA-284-2-CRM-76

This Recommended Method specifies an oven-drying method for the determination of the moisture content (oven volatiles) of tobacco and tobacco products that are in the range of 5% to 60%. Supporting data are included for ground tobacco, cigarette filler, cigar filler and a wide range of smokeless tobacco products and nicotine pouches. Products not covered by the collaborative studies may require additional validation.


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Report - 2021 Nicotine Pouches Collaborative Study (October 2021)

Report - 2017 Collaborative Study on TSNA, pH, and Moisture (Oven Volatiles) (July 2017)

Report - CORESTA Reference Products - 2016 Analysis (January 2017)

Report - Analysis of Moisture Content (Oven Volatiles) of Smokeless Tobacco Products (March 2014)

Report - CORESTA Smokeless Tobacco Sub-Group - Working Group 2 - 2009 Collaborative Study Report (July 2010 - updated Jan 2016)

Guide 11 - Technical Guideline for Sample Handling of Smokeless Tobacco and Smokeless Tobacco Products (May 2020)