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Patent: 8,434,496

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Summary for Patent: 8,434,496
Title:Thermal treatment process for tobacco materials
Abstract: A method of thermally processing a tobacco material is provided, the method including the steps of (i) mixing a tobacco material, water, and an additive selected from the group consisting of lysine, glycine, histidine, alanine, methionine, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, proline, phenylalanine, valine, arginine, di- and trivalent cations, asparaginase, saccharides, phenolic compounds, reducing agents, compounds having a free thiol group, oxidizing agents, oxidation catalysts, plant extracts, and combinations thereof, to form a moist tobacco mixture; (ii) heating the moist tobacco mixture at a temperature of at least about 60.degree. C. to form a heat-treated tobacco mixture; and (iii) incorporating the heat-treated tobacco mixture into a tobacco product. Heat-treated tobacco composition prepared according to the method are also provided, such as heat-treated smokeless tobacco composition comprising a tobacco material, water, flavorant, binder, and filler, the heat-treated smokeless tobacco composition having an acrylamide content of less than about 2000 ppb.
Inventor(s): Chen; Gong (Winston-Salem, NC), Gerardi; Anthony Richard (Winston-Salem, NC), Mua; John-Paul (Advance, NC), Holton, Jr.; Darrell Eugene (Clemmons, NC), Cantrell; Daniel Verdin (Lewisville, NC), St. Charles; Frank Kelley (Bowling Green, KY)
Assignee: R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (Winston-Salem, NC)
Application Number:12/476,621
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 8,434,496

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Recordati Rare Diseases, Inc. ELSPAR asparaginase For Injection 101063 1978-01-10 ⤷  Free Forever Trial 2039-02-26
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