ISO 2881:1992 Preview
Tobacco and tobacco products -- Determination of alkaloid content -- Spectrometric method
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2013. Therefore this version remains current.
Specifies a reference method for the determination of alkaloids, expressed as nicotine. The method is applicable to unmanufactured tobacco, manufactured tobacco and tobacco products. It is based on submission of the sample to steam distillation, spectrometric measurement of the absorption of the distillate and calculation of the percentage content of nicotine.
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