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Table 3 Water and moisture contents for Swedish STPs

From: The composition of contemporary American and Swedish smokeless tobacco products

  Style Water (%) Moisture (%) BAT oven-KF (%) Labstat oven—KF (%) NIR—KF (%)
Karl Fischer NIR Labstat oven BAT oven moisture
General White P snus 45.3 48.7 53.5 55 9.7 8.2 3.4
General mini 44.1 46.5 47.4 52.2 8.1 3.3 2.4
General 41.3 48.6 50.6 54.8 13.5 9.3 7.3
Ettan 42.3 46.4 49.2 52.3 10 6.9 4.1
Grovsnus 43.9 45.5 49.9 51.9 8 6 1.6
Grovsnus White 45.3 49.9 53.2 55.7 10.4 7.9 4.6
Goteborgs Rape White 45.1 49 52.6 55.3 10.2 7.5 3.9
Kronan 43.2 45.3 49.5 51.1 7.9 6.3 2.1
Catch Licorice, mini 42.4 46.7 47.6 52.2 9.8 5.2 4.3
Catch White Licorice 46.5 49.6 53.2 55.9 9.4 6.7 3.1
Catch Dry White Eucalyptus, mini 22.4 29.2 24 27.5 5.1 1.6 6.8
Catch Dry White Licorice, mini 22.2 25.1 20.5 25.9 3.7 − 1.7 2.9
Granit White 39.1 40.8 42.3 44.7 5.6 3.2 1.7
Granit 43.2 49.9 50 53.7 10.5 6.8 6.7
Tre-Ankare White 46.4 51.7 52.9 56 9.6 6.5 5.3
Level 47.8 46.8 47.2 50 2.2 − 0.6 − 1
Skruf strong 36.3 48.7 48.7 52.3 16 12.4 12.4
LD original 44 48.2 47.5 51.6 7.6 3.5 4.2
Knox 40.6 45.4 47.1 49 8.4 6.5 4.8
Romeo y Julieta Habanos 45.9 47.7 51.3 52.5 6.6 5.4 1.8
Wise Citrus and Menthol (6 mg) 5.5 7.43 7.9 9.6 4.1 2.4 1.93
1847 original 36.8 43.8 45.9 47.5 10.7 9.1 7
Average P Snus 39.5 43.7 45.1 48.0 8.5 5.6 4.2
SD P Snus 10.2 10.3 11.9 11.7 3.17 3.30 2.77
General L snus 46.4 49.9 57.2 57 10.6 10.8 3.5
Ettan 46.7 50.7 57.3 57.7 11 10.6 4
Grovsnus 46.4 50.5 56.9 57.7 11.3 10.5 4.1
Goteborgs rape 48.5 51.9 56.4 57.6 9.1 7.9 3.4
Kronan 48.5 50 58.1 57.3 8.8 9.6 1.5
Granit 44.8 49 54.5 54.3 9.5 9.7 4.2
LD original 48 50.9 48.5 55.8 7.8 0.5 2.9
Skruf strong 49 52.7 56.6 57.2 8.2 7.6 3.7
Knox 43.4 51.9 57.3 56.6 13.2 13.9 8.5
T. Montecristo 49.7 50 56 54.1 4.4 6.3 0.3
Average L Snus 47.1 50.8 55.9 56.5 9.4 8.74 3.61
SD L Snus 1.98 1.13 2.77 1.36 2.39 3.57 2.12