Safety assessment of diammonium phosphate and urea used in the manufacture of cigarettes.

@article{Stavanja2008SafetyAO,
  title={Safety assessment of diammonium phosphate and urea used in the manufacture of cigarettes.},
  author={Mari S Stavanja and Geoffrey M. Curtin and Paul H Ayres and Elizabeth R Bombick and Michael F. Borgerding and Walter T. Morgan and Charles D Garner and Deborah H Pence and James E Swauger},
  journal={Experimental and toxicologic pathology : official journal of the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={
          339-53
        }
}
A tiered testing strategy has been employed to evaluate the potential for new ingredients, tobacco processes, and technological developments to alter the mainstream smoke or biological activity that results from burning cigarette tobacco. The foundation of this evaluation strategy is comparative testing, typically including chemical and biological assessments. In the manufacture of cigarettes, diammonium phosphate (DAP) and urea have been historically used as ingredients added to tobacco, to… CONTINUE READING
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