Recommended Methods current

No. 22 - Routine Analytical Cigarette-Smoking Machine: Specifications, Definitions and Standard Conditions

(CRM developed into ISO 3308:2000)

Aug. 1991 - second edition

This CORESTA Recommended Method (CRM) includes the requirements found necessary in the light of knowledge and experience gained with analytical cigarette-smoking machines. Other aspects relevant to the recommended method on mechanical smoking include methods of test for smoking machines, cigarette sampling and expression of results.

This method defines the smoking parameters and specifies the standard conditions to be provided for the routine analytical machine smoking of cigarettes and specifies requirements for a routine analytical smoking machine complying with the standard conditions.

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