Toxicological considerations on the use of propylene glycol as a humectant in cigarettes.

@article{Gaworski2010ToxicologicalCO,
  title={Toxicological considerations on the use of propylene glycol as a humectant in cigarettes.},
  author={Charles L Gaworski and Michael J. Oldham and Christopher R. E. Coggins},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={269 1},
  pages={54-66}
}
Propylene glycol (PG) is a humectant commonly used in cigarettes. Previous toxicological examinations of the effects on the addition of PG to tobacco used mixtures with several other flavoring agents. In the present work, toxicological comparisons were made of experimental cigarettes containing no added PG against otherwise similar cigarettes with three different amounts of PG added to the tobacco. The main toxicological comparison was a sub-chronic inhalation study with mainstream smoke in… CONTINUE READING

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