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Table 1 Particulate deposition data for 3R4F reference and 1 mg commercially available cigarettes over a range of smoke dilutions tested during a 30 minute exposure

From: Real-time assessment of cigarette smoke particle deposition in vitro

  mean deposited mass (μg/cm2)±SD
Dilution (1:X) 5 10 25 100 400
Method QCM Fluor QCM Fluor QCM Fluor QCM Fluor QCM Fluor
3R4F cigarette 25.75±2.30 26.94±5.57 10.51±0.42 12.69±3.49 3.28±0.24 4.54±1.60 0.68±0.09 1.60±0.27 0.22±0.03 0.57±0.20
1 mg cigarette 1.42±0.26 1.36±0.48 0.92±0.19 0.81 0.35±0.11 0.45 0.13± 0.02 0.28 - -
  1. ≠ Interpolated values, taken from a standard curve of data generated within the same range but at different dilutions of 1:20, 1:50, 1:200 (smoke:air, v;v).