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Tar and Nicotine Report

As determined by the Government Chemist from samples obtained during the period of January - December 2013

BRAND TAR
YIELD
(mg/cig)
NICOTINE YIELD
(mg/cig)
MARLBORO BLACK MENTHOL ONE FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 1 0.1
PIANISSIMO MENTHOL ONE 100S FT 20S BOX (<=90 MM) 1 0.1
VIRGINIA SLIMS MENTHOL ROSE FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 1 0.1
VIRGINIA SLIMS UNO MENTHOL FT (WHITE) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 2 0.3
ESSE BLUE SUPER SLIM FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 4 0.4
ESSE MENTHOL FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 4 0.4
PALL MALL CHILLED FTKS (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 4 0.4
VIRGINIA SLIMS SUPERSLIMS MENTHOL 20S BOX (<=90 MM) 4 0.4
ZHONG NAN HAI FIVE 5MG CHARCOAL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 4 0.4
BOHEM CIGAR MOJITO DOUBLE FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 4 0.5
OKI SUPER BLUE FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 5 0.3
WEST BLUE FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 5 0.4
WEST GREEN FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 5 0.4
SALEM MENTHOL SILVER FTKS ROUND 20S BOX (<=90MM) 5 0.5
MARLBORO SILVER MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 6 0.4
DAVIDOFF MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 6 0.5
WINSTON BLUE FTKS 20S ROUND CORNER BOX (<=90 MM) 6 0.5
DAVIDOFF GOLD FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 6 0.6
NEXT SUBZERO MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 6 0.6
SALEM MENTHOL GREEN FTKS ROUND 20S BOX (<=90MM) 6 0.6
WINNER FTKS 8MG 20S BOX (<=90 MM) 6 0.6
WINNER MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 6 0.6
WINNER SUPER COOL FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 6 0.6
MARLBORO CRISP MINT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.5
MARLBORO FRESHMINT MENTHOL FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.5
MARLBORO ICE BLAST MNT FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.5
MARLBORO WHITE MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.5
PALL MALL KRYSTAL STORM FTKS (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.5
PEEL MENTHOL ORANGE FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 7 0.5
BASIC FINE FLAVOR FTKS 20S BOX (<=90 MM) 7 0.6
BASIC REFRESHING MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90 MM) 7 0.6
CAMEL BLUE FTKS 20S BOX (<=90 MM) 7 0.6
CAPRI SLIMS FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) (NAKED-WRAP) 7 0.6
CAPRI SUPERSLIMS FT (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.6
MARLBORO GOLD ORIGINAL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.6
PALL MALL BLUE FTKS (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.6
PALL MALL COOL FTKS (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.6
SALEM MENTHOL ICE FTKS ROUND 20S BOX (<=90MM) 7 0.6
SALEM MENTHOL NOVA 100S FT 20S BOX (WHITE) (<=90MM) 7 0.6
MARLBORO BLACK MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 8 0.5
NEXT BLUE LABEL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 8 0.6
NEXT MENTHOL LABEL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 8 0.6
SALEM MENTHOL NOVA FTKS 20S ROUND BOX (BLACK) (<=90MM) 8 0.6
MORE BLUE FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 8 0.7
MORE MENTHOL ICE FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 8 0.7
DOUBLE HAPPINESS (9 MG) FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 8 0.8
WEST RED FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 9 0.7
DAVIDOFF CLASSIC FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 9 0.8
CAMEL FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90 MM) 10 0.8
DOUBLE HAPPINESS FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 10 0.8
DUNHILL RED FTK (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 10 0.8
MARLBORO MX4 FLAVOR FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 10 0.8
景泰典藍阿里山濾咀 20S BOX (<=90MM) 10 0.8
OKI BLUE FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 10 0.8
WINSTON CLASSIC FTKS 20S ROUND CORNER BOX (<=90 MM) 10 0.8
WINSTON CLASSIC FTKS 20S SOFT PACK (<=90 MM) 10 0.8
阿里山天韵濾咀 20S BOX (<=90MM) 10 0.9
GENTORI FILTER KING SIZE 20S PACK (<=90MM) 11 0.7
OKI GREEN FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 11 0.7
GOLDEN DEER (12MG) FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 11 0.8
HILTON RED FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90 MM) (NAKED-WRAP) 11 0.8
SALEM MENTHOL ORIGINAL FTKS ROUND 20S BOX (<=90MM) 11 0.8
PALL MALL RED FTKS (NAKED-WRAP) 20S BOX (<=90MM) 11 0.9
SHUANG XI CLASSIC STYLE FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 11 0.9
DOUBLE HAPPINESS FTKS CLASSIC DELUXE 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 11 1.1
MARLBORO MENTHOL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 12 0.8
NEXT ORIGINAL FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 12 0.8
VICEROY RED FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90MM) (NAKED-WRAP) 12 0.8
VICEROY RED FTKS 20S SOFT PACK (<= 90MM) (NAKED-WRAP) 12 0.8
MARLBORO (RED UPGRADE) FTKS 20S SOFT PACK (<=90MM) 12 0.9
MORE RED FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 12 0.9
DOUBLE HAPPINESS FTKS 20S SOFT PACK (<=90MM) 12 1.0
YUN YAN (SPECIAL EDITION) FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 12 1.0
LIQUN FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 12 1.1
CAPSTAN FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) (NAKED-WRAP) 13 0.8
OKI RED FT 20S BOX (<= 90MM) 13 0.8
WEALTH FTKS 20S SOFT PACK (<=90 MM) 13 0.9
MARLBORO (RED UPGRADE) FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 13 1.0
SHUANG XI FTKS 20S BOX (<=90MM) 13 1.1
WUYESHEN FT 20S GOLD BOX (<=90MM) 13 1.1
PHILIP MORRIS MENTHOL 100S FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 14 0.8
GOOD COMPANION DELUXE FTKS 20S BOX (<= 90 MM) 14 1.0
WUYESHEN FT 20S RED BOX (<=90MM) 14 1.2
PINE PRIME FT 20S BOX (<=90MM) 15 1.0

Remarks:

  1. The published figures represent mean values of determinations undertaken over the whole sampling period.
  2. Brands with the same figure for tar and nicotine yields are listed in alphabetical order.
  3. International Standards methods employed for the determination are ISO 3308:2012, ISO 4387:2000, ISO10362-1:1999, ISO 8243:2013, and ISO 10315:2013.
  4. The estimates of uncertainty for the methods summarized below are based on data published by the International Organization for Standardization and results reported by recent Asia Collaborative Study.
Mean tar yield, mg Uncertainty, mg
1 to 4 ± 1.0
5 to 9 ± 1.5
10 to 14 ± 2.2
15 to 17 ± 2.6
Mean nicotine yield, mg Uncertainty, mg
0.1 to 0.4 ± 0.10
0.5 to 1.0 ± 0.18
1.1 to 1.5 ± 0.25