ISO 22634-1:2017 specifies a method for the determination of benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) in the total particulate matter of cigarette mainstream smoke using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) with methanol as extraction solvent.

This method was validated using ISO 3308 smoking parameters and is technically compatible with other smoking regimes.

An alternative method for the determination of B[a]P is specified in ISO 22634‑2 with a different clean-up using cyclohexane solvent and a reduced analytical run.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2017-11
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 11
  • :
    ISO/TC 126
    Tobacco and tobacco products
  • 65.160
    Tobacco, tobacco products and related equipment

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