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Simultaneous multielement determination of chewing and snuff tobaccos used in India by INAA

  • U. C. Mishra
  • G. N. Shaikh
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Abstract

Trace elements present in Indian cigarette tobacco and cigarette smoke have been reported earlier. This paper presents trace element concentrations in chewing and snuff tobaccos determined by Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis. The levels of Br, Co, Cr, Fe, Mn, Zn, etc., present in different brands of chewing and snuff tobaccos are compared in two types of tobacco as well as with similar data from other countries.

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India Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Smoke Cigarette Smoke 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. C. Mishra
    • 1
  • G. N. Shaikh
    • 1
  1. 1.Air Monitoring SectionBhabha Atomic Research CentreTrombay, Bombay(India)

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