Matrix entrapment of flavorings for smoking articles

  • US 4,715,390 A
  • Filed: 11/19/1985
  • Issued: 12/29/1987
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/19/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A composition capable of progressively releasing flavor in smoking articles upon contact with moisture-containing smoke comprising an admixture of:

  • a selected soluble flavoring material;

    a solvent for said flavoring material;

    a moisture releasing hydrophilic polymer; and

    an amount of triacetin effective to retain the flavoring material in the composition.

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