Posted by: audreybenenati | April 30, 2010

June 8-9, 2010 Meeting of the Tobacco Constituents Subcommittee of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

On June 8-9, 2010, the subcommittee will receive presentations and discuss the development of a list of harmful or potentially harmful constituents, including smoke constituents, in tobacco products. Topics for discussion will include the criteria for selection of the constituents, developing a proposed list of harmful or potentially harmful constituents, the rationale for including each constituent, and the acceptable analytical methods for assessing the quantity of each constituent. A second meeting of this subcommittee, to continue these discussions as necessary, and to include ancillary and normalization standards for the constituents, will be scheduled for the summer of 2010.

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