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Smoke analysis of cigarettes

Determination of total and nicotine-free,dry particulate matter (tar) DIN ISO 4387 and applicable standards, Health-Canada-Intense-Regime, FTC-Regime,Massachusetts Regime
Determination of nicotine content in smoke condensates DIN ISO 10 315
Determination of carbon monoxide in the gaseous phase oftobacco smoke (NDIR procedure) (determination of carbon dioxide (CO2) also possible DIN ISO 8454 (possible onlyas a supplement to smoking analysis)
Determination of menthol content in smoke condensates ISO 13110
Determination of selected Carbonyls in mainstream cigarette smoke (HPLC) CRM 74
Standard test method for assessing the ignition propensity of cigarettes (LIP-Test) ISO 12863

Physical measurements of cigarettes

Measurement of filling power of cut tobacco
Measurement of hardness of cigarettes
Measurement of ventilation of cigarettes ISO 9512
Measurement of draw resistance of cigarettes (open & closed ventilation) ISO 6565
Measurement of cigarette weight
Measurement of net tobacco weight
Measurement of cigarette, tipping and filter length
Measurement of circumference and diameter
Measurement of total ventilation
Determination of end loss of cigarettes ISO 3550
Determination of cutting width of cut tobacco DIN 10375
Measurement of porosity/air permeability of cigarette paper ISO 2965
Measurement of diffusivity of cigarette paper

Tobacco analysis of cigarettes

Quantitative determination of alkaloids (nicotine) and total sugars content (reducing) in tobacco ISO 15152(CRM 35), ISO 15153(CRM 37)
Quantitative determination of alkaloids in tobacco DIN 10373
Quantitative determination of chloride in tobacco § 38 TabakerzG
Quantitative determination of loss on drying (moisture) in tobacco oven, 16h, 100°C or according to customer request
Quantitative determination of water in tobacco according to Karl Fischer ISO 6488
Quantitative determination of sand in tobacco ISO 2817
Quantitative determination of total ash in tobacco
Quantitative determination of soluble ash in tobacco
Determination of pH value in tobacco (10% in demineralized water)
Qualitative and quantitative determination of 1.2 propylene glycol, 1.3 butylene glycol and glycerin in tobacco GC, GC/MS methods
Determination of sorbitol in tobacco products
Qualitative and quantitative determination of flavor components in tobacco GC, GC/MS methods
Determination of triacetine in filter rods CRM 59
Determination of preservatives in tobacco
Determination of menthol in tobacco and cigarette filters
Determination of germ count in tobacco
Determination of Heavy Metals in tobacco
Determination of tobacco specific nitroso amines (TSNA) in tobacco

Residue analysis of cigarettes

Determination of organochlorine pesticide residues in tobacco
Quantitative determination of maleic hydrazide in tobacco
Quantitative determination of dithiocarbamates
Determination of synthetic pyrethroides (cypermethrine/permethrine) in tobacco

Analyzed products:

Raw tobacco
Pipe tobacco
Filter tow & rods
Cigarette paper
Snus & Snuff
Shisha tobacco

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