Cigarette Smoke Analysis

Analyzer Description

An Agilent 7890A gas chromatograph is used in combination with an Agilent 5975 MSD for analyzing the smoke delivered by a Wasson-ECE cigarette puffing machine. The system automatically draws smoke from the cigarette puffing machines’ heated lung container and analyzes the content of up to sixteen sequential cigarette puffs.

Sample type:
Cigarette smoke
Compounds Detected:
isoprene, acetone, acetonitrile, acrylonitrile, 2-methylfuran, 3-buten-2one, 2,3-butanedione, 2-butanone, propionitrile, benzene, isobutyronitrile, 2,5-dimethylfuran, 2-pentanone, 3-petanone, toluene, p-xylene, ethylbenzene, o-xylene, styrene, 3-ethyltoluene, acetaldehyde, acrolein, propionaldehyde
Lower detection limit:
100 ppb
Methods met:
None, Custom W2377

Key Features and Benefits

  • Sixteen sample loops automatically load at user defined intervals
  • Configured for injection of Tedlar™ Bags