Skip to main content
Presentation
Quantitative analysis of nicotine content in commercially available brands of cigarettes
242nd National Meeting and Exposition of American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Vijay Gyanani, University of the Pacific
  • Saurabh Sarkar
  • Xin Guo, University of the Pacific
Document Type
Poster
Organization
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Location
Denver, CO
Conference Dates
August 28-September 1, 2011
Date of Presentation
8-28-2011
Abstract

Cigarette smoking continues to plague the modern generation with severe health problems, mostly arising from nicotine. With some leading cigarette brands reportedly increasing the nicotine content on an annual basis, the need for a highly selective extraction and quantification method of nicotine from cigarette tobacco appears critically important. We have developed a method for quantitative analysis of nicotine in cigarettes which is simple yet highly selective for nicotine. We found the nicotine content in three leading cigarette brands viz Marlboro Golden Yellow, Sonoma regular and Camel regular to be 1.7, 1.31 and 0.61 mg per cigarette respectively.

Citation Information
Vijay Gyanani, Saurabh Sarkar and Xin Guo. "Quantitative analysis of nicotine content in commercially available brands of cigarettes" 242nd National Meeting and Exposition of American Chemical Society (ACS) (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/xin-guo/50/