Last updated: September 21, 2022
A single cigarette (when estimating quantity of tar)
“A single cigarette (when estimating quantity of tar)” means a tobacco product prepared for smoking and wrapped in a cigarette wrapping leaf. Weight of the tobacco contained therein, is to be consistent with the weight stipulated by the standard specifications, as determined by the Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality Control.
The definition of “a single cigarette (when estimating quantity of tar)” is significant because this phrase is used to describe maximum limits on tar (15 mg).
Quantity of tar in the cigarette
“Quantity of tar in the cigarette” means the quantity of tar existing in the tobacco contained in one cigarette, or in any product intended for smoking. Weight of the cigarette is taken as a measurement to determine the amount of tar.
The definition of “quantity of tar in the cigarette” is significant because it notes that the “single cigarette” is the unit for measurement to be considered for maximum limits on tar.