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Table 4 Water and moisture contents for US STPs (CT, DS and HP)

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

  Style Water (%) Moisture (%) BAT oven-KF (%) Labstat oven—KF (%) NIR—KF (%)
Karl Fischer water NIR water Labstat oven moisture BAT oven moisture
Beech Nut CT 21.3 24.1 18.7 27.6 6.3 − 2.6 2.8
Chattanooga 18.7 21.1 24.8 24.3 5.6 6.1 2.4
Durango 20.1 23.4 22.7 25.9 5.8 2.6 3.3
Lancaster 20.2 22.3 24.3 25.6 5.4 4.1 2.1
Levi Garrett 17.5 22.9 23.2 23.4 5.9 5.7 5.4
Morgans 18.8 22 22.8 24 5.2 4 3.2
Red man gold 21.1 25.8 26.4 27 5.9 5.3 4.7
Red man regular 20.6 25.3 25.8 27 6.4 5.2 4.7
Southern pride 21.2 24.5 25.6 26.7 5.5 4.4 3.3
Starr 18 22.9 24.8 26.1 8.1 6.8 4.9
Stoker 707 wintergreen 18.7 20.7 21.8 23.8 5.1 3.1 2
Taylors Pride 16 22.1 23.5 24 8 7.5 6.1
Trophy 19.2 23 24.1 24.9 5.7 4.9 3.8
Average CT 19.3 23.1 23.7 25.4 6.1 4.4 3.7
SD CT 1.60 1.52 2.02 1.43 0.96 2.51 1.31
Bruton DS 5.8 7.12 9.37 9.2 3.4 3.57 1.32
Dental Sweet 4.5 7.93 10 9.5 5 5.5 3.43
Garrett 4.8 8.22 10 9 4.2 5.2 3.42
Honest 4.3 7.25 10 8.7 4.4 5.7 2.95
Square 7.4 7.37 8.52 8.6 1.2 1.12 − 0.03
Average DS 5.4 7.6 9.6 9.0 3.6 4.2 2.2
SD DS 1.28 0.47 0.65 0.37 0.48 1.92 1.53
Ariva Java HP 3.1 1.82 3.53 3.8 0.7 0.43 − 1.28
Stonewall wintergreen 2.7 2.01 4.35 4.9 2.2 1.65 − 0.69
Average HP 2.9 1.92 3.94 4.35 1.45 1.04 − 1.0
SD HP 0.28 0.13 0.58 0.78 1.06 0.86 0.42