Studies on NaY zeolites used to remove benzo[a]pyrene and phenol in cigarette mainstream smoke

Jian Lü, Wenping Gong, Shilu Zhou, Yong Yue, Shimin Liu, Xiaoqian Liu, Xiaoyan Wang
2015 Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research   unpublished
NaY zeolites were added into cut tobacco and filter tip of a commercial brand of cigarettes substitute for activated carbon. Cigarettes with NaY zeolite were prepared and smoked in a smoking machine and the mainstream smoke was collected. The effect of NaY zeolite was investigated on the release of benzo[a]pyrene(B[a]P) and phenol in flue-cured cigarette mainstream smoke. The results showed that the removal efficiency of NaY zeolite added into cut tobacco was clearly higher than that added into
more » ... filter tip for reducing B[a]P and phenol in cigarette mainstream smoke.