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Table 5 Eight analytical methods used and their targeted analytes in aerosol

From: An experimental method to study emissions from heated tobacco between 100-200°C

Analyte(s) Aerosol collection Analytical method No of replicates
Ammonia Liquid impinger/0.05 M sulphuric acid Ion chromatography (IC) 3
Carbon monoxide Tedlar bag Non dispersive infrared analyser 3
Nicotine, total particulate matter (TPM), nicotine-free-dry-particulate-matter (NFDPM), water Cambridge filter pad Gas chromatography (GC) with thermal conductivity for nicotine and GC-flame ionisation detection for water 3
Acetaldehyde, acetone, acrolein, butyraldehyde, crotonaldehyde, formaldehyde, methylethylketone (MEK), propionaldehyde Liquid impinger/DPNH Ultraviolet-high performance liquid chromatography (UV-HPLC) 3
Hydrogen cyanide Liquid impinger/aqueous sodium hydroxide Continuous flow analysis 3
Catechol, cresol (o-, m- & p-), hydroquinone, phenol, resourcinol Cambridge filter pad GC/MS 3
N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN), 4-(N-methylnitroso amino)-1-(3-pyridinyl)-1-butanone (NNK), N-nitrosoanabasine (NAB), N-nitrosoanatabine (NAT) Cambridge filter pad Liquid chromatography-Mass spectrometry/Mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 3
Acrylonitrile, benzene 1,3-butadiene isoprene, toluene Liquid impinger/chilled methanol, −77°C Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS) 3