Volatile aldehydes in the mainstream smoke of the narghile waterpipe.

  title={Volatile aldehydes in the mainstream smoke of the narghile waterpipe.},
  author={Mariam Al Rashidi and A Shihadeh and Najat A Saliba},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  volume={46 11},
Very little is known about the quality and quantity of toxicants yielded by the narghile, a subject of increasing importance as this method of tobacco smoking has become popular all over the world. This study is concerned with the identification and quantification of volatile aldehydes in the gas and particle phases of mainstream narghile smoke generated using a popular type of flavored ma'ssel tobacco mixture. These compounds were analyzed based on a modified version of the Environmental… CONTINUE READING


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