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Table 2 Physical and chemical characteristics of the cigarettes tested in this study

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

  3R4F cigarette 1mg cigarette
Length (mm) 84 84
Circumference (mm) 24.8 24.8
Filter (mm) 27 (vented) 27 (vented)
Ventilation (%) 29 79
Tar (mg) 9.4* 8.8** 1.0* 0.8**
Nicotine (mg) 0.7* 0.7** 0.1* 0.1**
CO (mg) 12.0* 11.3** 2.0* 2.0**
TPM (mg) 11.0 10.4** 1.0**
H20 (mg) 0.87** 0.02**
Nicotine- free dry particulate matter (NFDPM)  
* as printed on cigarette pack  
** in-house analysis (n=5)  
  1. 3R4F cigarette tar/TPM values obtained from the University of Kentucky website (http://www.ca.uky.edu/refcig).