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List of additives in cigarettes

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This is the list of 599 additives in cigarettes submitted to the United States Department of Health and Human Services in April 1994.[1][2][3] 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. According to the U.S. National Cancer Institute: "Of the more than 7,000 chemicals in tobacco smoke, at least 250 are known to be harmful, including hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, and ammonia. Among the 250 known harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke, at least 69 can cause cancer."[4][1][5]

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See also: Tobacco packaging warning messages. Some examples on the right.
Brazil's third and current batch of graphic images, mandatory on all cigarette packs.
The front of a 20 pack of Marlboro red cigarettes sold in New Zealand.
Graphic tobacco packaging warning messages at present

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

  • Jasmine Absolute, Concrete and Oil

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P

R

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Y

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Cigarette Ingredients - Chemicals in Cigarettes. Tri-County Cessation Center. New York State Department of Health Tobacco Control Program.
  2. ^ 599 Ingredients That Can Be Found in Cigarettes. By Terry Martin. November 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Pharmacological and Chemical Effects of Cigarette Additives. American Journal of Public Health. 2007 November; 97(11): 1981–1991. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2005.078014. PMC 2040350. By Michael Rabinoff, DO, PhD, Nicholas Caskey, PhD, Anthony Rissling, MA, and Candice Park, BS. "the industry has acknowledged using 599 different cigarette additives."
  4. ^ Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting. National Cancer Institute. "Among the 250 known harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke, at least 69 can cause cancer."
  5. ^ BAT December 12, 1986, Mutagenic Activity of Flavour Compounds. FN AQ2222, BN 400916808-400916815, cited in a health information web page published by BUPA

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