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List of additives in cigarettes

This is the list of 599 additives in cigarettes submitted to the United States Department of Health and Human Services in April 1994. It applies, as documented, only to American manufactured cigarettes intended for distribution within the United States by the listed companies. The five 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 4,000 chemical compounds are created by burning a cigarette, 69 of which are carcinogenic.[1][2]


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D

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J

  • Jasmine Absolute, Concrete and Oil

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See also

Notes

  1. ^ BAT December 12, 1986, Mutagenic Activity of Flavour Compounds. FN AQ2222, BN 400916808-400916815, cited in a health information web page published by BUPA
  2. ^ Cigarette Ingredients - Chemicals in Cigarettes. Tri-County Cessation Center. New York State Department of Health Tobacco Control Program.

References

  • Quit Smoking which cites as its source Brown and Williamson.
  • The List of Additives in Cigarettes contains the list compiled.
  • Philip Morris International now publishes its full list of ingredients (by market) on its website.
  • Cigarettes additives & effects of smoking through a visual infographic.
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