LANGUAGE
Last updated: March 6th 2020

Key Terms

Ingredient

Term Defined
Definition

“Ingredient” means any substance or component, other than leaves and other natural or unprocessed parts of the tobacco plant, used in the manufacture or preparation of a tobacco product and present in the final product, even in an altered form, including the paper, the filter, the dyes and adhesives.

Analysis

The definition of “ingredient” aligns with the definition provided in the FCTC Art. 9 &10 Partial Guidelines. However, the definition could be improved by including tobacco in the definition.

Tar or condensate

Term Defined
Definition

“Tar or condensate” means the condensate of raw anhydrous smoke, without nicotine.

Analysis

The definition of “tar or condensate” is significant because the law regulates maximum limits for emissions including tar (1 milligram per cigarette).

Nicotine

Term Defined
Definition

“Nicotine” means nicotinic alkaloids.

Analysis

The definition of “nicotine” is significant because the law regulates maximum limits for emissions including nicotine (10 milligrams per cigarette).