Global Patent Index - EP 1014813 A1

EP 1014813 A1 2000-07-05 - THIN CIGARETTES

Title (en)

THIN CIGARETTES

Title (de)

DÜNNE ZIGARETTE

Title (fr)

CIGARETTES FINES

Publication

EP 1014813 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98955453 A

Priority

  • DE 19746664 A
  • EP 9806524 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19746664A1] The invention relates to a filter cigarette with a strand of tobacco enclosed in cigarette paper. Said strand has a diameter ranging from 5 - 7 mm and a smoke yield with a maximum of 1 mg condensate. The cigarette comprises a filter element which is situated on the tobacco side of the cigarette and has a relative retention greater than 90 %, and a filtering element which is located on the mouth side of the cigarette and has a relative retention less than 10 %. The cigarette also comprises a ventilation zone which runs in a circumferential direction in the wrapping and covering paper, said ventilation zone being situated at a distance from the filter end located on the mouth side of the cigarette. The length of said filter end is at least 1 mm shorter than that of the stopper located on the mouth side of the cigarette. The strand yield ratio nicotine/condensate multiplied by 10 is greater than or equal to 1, 0. The entire length of the filter is between 25 - 30 mm and has a diameter between 5 - 7 mm. The length of the filter stopper on the mouth side of the cigarette is between 13 - 18 mm.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A24D 1/00; A24D 3/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24D 1/00 (2006.01); A24D 1/04 (2006.01); A24D 3/00 (2006.01); A24D 3/04 (2006.01)

IPC 8 main group level (invention and additional information)

A24D (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24D 1/00 (2013.01); A24D 3/043 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9921445A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IT LI LU NL PT

EPO simple patent family

DE 19746664 A1 19990506; AT 230222 T 20030115; AU 1228399 A 19990517; BG 104469 A 20010131; BG 64071 B1 20031231; CN 1130134 C 20031210; CN 1286597 A 20010307; CZ 20001236 A3 20010214; CZ 296334 B6 20060215; DK 1014813 T3 20030422; EA 001553 B1 20010423; EA 200000450 A1 20001030; EE 200000175 A 20010615; EP 1014813 A1 20000705; EP 1014813 B1 20030102; ES 2189266 T3 20030701; GE P20022668 B 20011210; HK 1035305 A1 20041119; HR P20000237 A2 20010228; HR P20000237 B1 20121031; HU 0004925 A2 20010528; HU 0004925 A3 20011029; HU 225286 B1 20060928; ID 26565 A 20010118; JP 2001520874 A 20011106; OA 11403 A 20040412; PL 187543 B1 20040730; PL 340072 A1 20010115; SI 1014813 T1 20030430; SK 283635 B6 20031104; SK 5572000 A3 20000912; TR 200001103 T2 20001221; US 6502582 B1 20030107; WO 9921445 A1 19990506; YU 23400 A 20011226; YU 49400 B 20051128

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