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What is it? An amorphus silica mesoporous catalyst

A catalyst mixed with the tobacco blends and present during the combustion, that reduces drastically the emission of toxic products, developed, patented and commercialized by MEDCAT.

 
REDUCTION RESULTS WHEN MIXING TOBACCO WITH CATALYST  

 

Resultado tabaco

Used tobacco: tobacco of the University of Kentucky (3R4F) & a commercial tobacco

 

 

CHROMATOGRAM GC/MS

Resultado tabaco 2

 

 

AVERAGE REDUCTION OF SMOKE TOXICITY using 5% catalyst mixed with tobacco

 - 60% reduction of evolved compounds
 - More than 80 % reductions in many cases
 - Effect depends on

Type of tobacco

Additives

Paper

Filter

Ventilation

Tobacco per cigarette

Catalyst

Concentration of catalyst

 

 

TEST WITH COMMERCIAL BRANDS OF CIGARETTES

 

Resultado tabaco marcas

 

TEST WITH RYO TOBACCO (ROLL YOUR OWN)

 

Resultado tabaco RYO

 

 

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