Table 1

Summary data of maximum tabacco-specific nitrosamine levels in various cigarettes and nicotine-delivery products includine electronic cigarettes (ng/g, except for nicotine gum and patch that are ng/gum piece and ng/patch) ā€“ Modified by Khan Z et al. J Public Health Policy 2011
Product NNN NNK NAT NAB
Nicorette gum (4 mg) 2.00 ND ND ND
NicoDerm CQ patch (4 mg) ND 8.00 ND ND
Electronic cigarettes 3.87 1.46 2.16 0.69
Swedish snus 980.00 180.00 790.00 60.00
Winston (full) 2200.00 580.00 560.00 25.00
Marlboro (full) 2900.00 960.00 2300.00 100.00
Camel (full) 2500.00 900.00 1700.00 91.00
Marlboro (ultra-light) 2900.00 750.00 1100.00 58.00

NNN, 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone; NNK, Nā€™-nitrosonornicotine.

NAT, Nā€™-nitrosoanatabine; NAB, Nā€™-nitrosoanabasine.

ND, Not detected.

Polosa et al.

Polosa et al. Harm Reduction Journal 2013 10:19   doi:10.1186/1477-7517-10-19

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