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chemistry of environmental tobacco smoke composition and measurement by R. A. Jenkins

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton .
Written in English


  • Tobacco smoke pollution.,
  • Tobacco smoke -- Composition.

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StatementR.A. Jenkins, M.R. Guerin, B.A. Tomkins.
SeriesIndoor air research series
ContributionsGuerin, M. R. 1941-., Tomkins, B. A., Savage, Lyn.
LC ClassificationsRA577.5 .G84 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination467 p. :
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18292717M
ISBN 101566705096
LC Control Number00021747

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Part 3 Properties and measures of environmental tobacco smoke: physical characteristics of ETS; chemical composition of ETS; markers for environmental tobacco smoke. Part 4 General sampling and analysis considerations: general considerations; sampling methods and materials; measurement methodologies; area sampling vs. personal monitoring. Get this from a library! The chemistry of environmental tobacco smoke: composition and measurement. [R A Jenkins; M R Guerin; B A Tomkins; Center for Indoor Air Research.]. This book provides for the first time a single comprehensive source of information on the analytical chemistry of nicotine and related alkaloids. The editors have brought together scientists from academia and the tobacco industry to describe the state-of-the-art of the chemistry and analytical methods for measurement of nicotine. Tobacco smoke is an aerosol produced by the incomplete combustion of tobacco during the smoking of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Temperatures in burning cigarettes range from about °C between puffs to about °C during a puff. During the burning of the cigarette tobacco (itself a complex mixture), thousands of chemical substances are generated by .

The present volume comprises a compilation of papers pre­ sented as a Symposium on the Chemical Composition of Tobacco and Tobacco Smoke during a meeting of the American Chemical Society in Washington, D. C., September , The Symposium was organized so as to cover, in the time allotted. This comprehensive book examines the recent research investigating the characteristics and composition of different types of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and discusses possible health effects of ETS. The volume presents an overview of methods used to determine exposures to environmental smoke and reviews both chronic and acute health effects. These compounds remain in the air as environmental tobacco smoke which is inhaled by other people in the area. There are two main types of tobacco smoke: mainstream tobacco smoke that is exhaled by the smoker and sidestream smoke that comes from the tip of the burning cigarette. Phases of Tobacco Smoke. Smoke from a burning cigarette is a “concentrated aerosol of liquid particles suspended in an atmosphere consisting mainly of nitrogen, oxygen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide” (Guerin , p. ).Researchers have also described cigarette smoke as a “lightly charged, highly concentrated matrix of submicron particles contained in a gas with Cited by: 1.

Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is the material in indoor air which results from tobacco smoking. Early work on the chemistry of ETS and on estimates of the resulting human exposure relied heavily on studies of sidestream smoke, on the characterization of highly contaminated environments, and on the use of contained experimental atmospheres. “This is a leap forward in secondhand smoke exposure detection technology and can be considered the first step in reducing the risk of health effects.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says children are especially vulnerable to environmental tobacco smoke. Start studying Glencoe Health Chapter Tobacco. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Many people find secondhand smoke and the smell of tobacco offensive, so tobacco users may be excluded from social gatherings. Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Air that has been contaminated by tobacco smoke. Authored by two longtime researchers in tobacco science, The Chemical Components of Tobacco and Tobacco Smoke, Second Edition chronicles the progress made from late through by scientists in the field of tobacco science. The book examines the isolation and characterization of each component. It explores developments in pertinent analytical technology and results of Cited by: