Fine-cut tobacco and smoking articles made from it -- Methods of sampling, conditioning and analysis -- Part 3: Determination of total particulate matter of smoking articles using a routine analytical smoking machine, preparation for the determination of water and nicotine, and calculation of nicotine-free dry particulate matter
This standard has been revised by ISO 15592-3:2008
ISO 15592:2003 specifies methods for the determination of total particulate matter and preparation for the subsequent determination of nicotine-free dry particulate matter present in the smoke from articles made from fine-cut tobacco, generated and collected using a routine analytical smoking machine.
It specifies the method for the classification of unknown wrappers by comparison of fine-cut smoking articles made using them with those made using a standard wrapper.
It specifies the method of making of fine-cut tobacco smoking articles using specified wrappers both with and without attached filters, and the method of determination of the yield of a fine-cut smoking article made using a loose filter and tobacco inserted into a wrapper.
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