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Describes the effect on mainstream and sidestream smoke of adding chemicals to cellulose fiber cigarette paper. States that cigarette papers usually contain a burn additive. Uses sodium, potassium and magnesium salts of weak organic acids, phosphates, aluminum sulphate, citric acid, sodium carbonate and pectin as additives. Reports an increase in burn rate from most of the chemical additives, with potassium salts causing a greater increase than sodium salts. States that chemical additives tend to increase mainstream carbon monoxide delivery, but reduced puff numbers mitigates this. Finds that acidic burn additives reduce the sidestream nicotine emission.
Burn rate control
Burn rate is controlled through use of burn additives, density, paper, etc.
Irritation (Attribute measure)