A review and assessment of menthol employed as a cigarette flavoring ingredient.

  title={A review and assessment of menthol employed as a cigarette flavoring ingredient.},
  author={J. Daniel Heck},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  volume={48 Suppl 2},
Cigarette smoking is established as a substantial contributor to risks for cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Less is known about the potential of cigarette composition to affect smoking risks. The use of cigarette flavoring ingredients such as menthol is currently of worldwide public health and regulatory interest. The unique conditions of menthol inhalation exposure that occur coincident with that of the complex cigarette smoke aerosol require specialized studies to support an… CONTINUE READING


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