List of additives in cigarettes

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

This is the list of 599 additives in cigarettes submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services in April of 1994. It applies, as documented, only to American manufactured cigarettes intended for distribution within the United States by the listed companies. The 5 major tobacco companies that reported the information were:

One significant issue is that while all these chemical compounds have been approved as additives to food, they were not tested by burning. Burning changes the properties of chemicals. More than 4000 chemical compounds are created by burning a cigarette.[1]


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References

  1. BAT December 12th, 1986, Mutagenic Activity of Flavour Compounds. FN AQ2222, BN 400916808-400916815, cited in a health information web page published by BUPA

See also

Source

quitsmoking.about.com which cites as its source Brown and Williamson – The list



Philip Morris International now publishes its full list of ingredients (by market) on its website. hu:Cigaretta-adalékanyagok listája



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