Recommended Methods current

No. 62 - Determination of Nicotine in Tobacco and Tobacco Products by Gas Chromatographic Analysis

April 2020 - second edition Ref. TTPA-193-2-CRM-62

This Recommended Method is used to quantitatively determine the concentration of nicotine in traditional and very low nicotine (VLN) content tobacco and tobacco products using Gas Chromatography (GC) connected to a flame ionization detector (FID). The method is applicable to ground tobacco, cigarette filler, ground cigar filler, and smokeless tobacco products (e.g. snus, moist snuff, dry snuff, and chewing tobacco).


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