Table 1.

Median values of constituent yields (per gram wet weight) in smokeless tobacco brands

ProductTotal nicotine, mg/gFree nicotine, mg/gNNN, μg/gNNK, μg/gNNN+NNK, μg/g
Copenhagen
 Copenhagen snuff11.792.422.660.743.42
 Copenhagen long cut11.273.512.050.832.88
 Copenhagen long cut straight10.402.561.620.462.07
 Copenhagen long cut wintergreen11.235.670.980.281.23
Skoal
 Skoal long cut straight12.523.102.190.822.88
 Skoal fine cut original14.172.791.480.471.95
 Skoal long cut wintergreena11.232.701.800.772.57
 Skoal long cut wintergreenb13.002.511.070.211.28
 Skoal bandits wintergreen12.683.072.861.003.89
 Skoal long cut mint12.481.291.040.221.25
 Skoal wintergreen pouches13.023.891.920.802.72
 Skoal mint pouches11.885.191.670.442.11
 Skoal snus17.190.981.410.251.65
Kodiak
 Kodiak wintergreen10.854.872.420.522.97
 Kodiak wintergreen moist snuff pouches13.035.882.321.073.40
Grizzly
 Grizzly long cut straight12.494.153.020.823.84
 Grizzly straight pouches14.920.482.771.113.89
 Grizzly fine cut natural16.274.4111.113.4414.55
 Grizzly long cut mint13.077.583.240.473.72
 Grizzly mint pouches13.086.994.651.195.84
 Grizzly long cut wintergreen12.335.092.640.393.04
 Grizzly wintergreen pouches11.326.253.030.643.67
Red seal
 Red seal fine cut natural10.961.672.000.622.61
Marlboro
 Marlboro snus peppermint16.010.910.630.190.82
 Marlboro snus original12.300.640.530.190.72
 Marlboro snus mint11.890.570.480.160.64
 Marlboro snus rich18.160.990.630.150.78
Camel
 Camel snus robust8.772.271.220.481.71
 Camel snus mellow9.572.551.290.461.74
 Camel snus frost9.632.731.320.471.79
 Camel snus winterchill8.912.541.220.441.66
  • aSample was collected in May 2011.

  • bSamples were collected in December 2011.