Qualitative and quantitative compositions of fluids for electronic cigarettes

The composition of fluids used in “electronic cigarettes” was studied without preliminary preparation procedures using one- and two-dimensional homo- and heteronuclear 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy in addition to electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS). It was shown that the main components of the mixtures were non-tobacco products.

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Acknowledgments

We thank V. Pashkov and S. Smirnov (Contrust Co.) for supplying the samples and I. Systerova for drawings of the e-cigarette device.

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Translated from Khimiko-Farmatsevticheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 46, No. 11, pp. 44 – 49, November, 2012.

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Uryupin, A.B., Peregudov, A.S., Kochetkov, K.A. et al. Qualitative and quantitative compositions of fluids for electronic cigarettes. Pharm Chem J 46, 687–692 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11094-013-0871-z

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Keywords

  • fluids for electronic cigarettes
  • chemical analysis
  • nuclear magnetic resonance
  • mass spectrometry