Approaches for the design of reduced toxicant emission cigarettes

  title={Approaches for the design of reduced toxicant emission cigarettes},
  author={David J Dittrich and Richard T Fieblekorn and Michael John Bevan and David Rushforth and James E J Murphy and Madeleine Ashley and Kevin Gerard McAdam and Chuan Jie Liu and Christopher J. Proctor},
Cigarette smoking causes serious diseases through frequent and prolonged exposure to toxicants. Technologies are being developed to reduce smokers' toxicant exposure, including filter adsorbents, tobacco treatments and substitutes. This study examined the effect of modifications to filter ventilation, variations in cigarette circumference and active charcoal filter length and loading, as well as combinations of these features in a reduced-toxicant prototype (RTP) cigarette, on the yields of… CONTINUE READING
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