Global Patent Index - EP 3232826 A1

EP 3232826 A1 2017-10-25 - PASTEURISATION OF FINE CUT TOBACCO

Title (en)

PASTEURISATION OF FINE CUT TOBACCO

Title (de)

PASTEURISIERUNG VON FEINSCHNITTTABAK

Title (fr)

PASTEURISATION DE TABAC À COUPE FINE

Publication

EP 3232826 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 15807867 A

Priority

  • EP 14198543 A
  • EP 2015079018 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2016096543A1] There is provided a method of making a product containing pasteurised fine cut tobacco for combustible use. The method comprises arranging fine cut tobacco (1) comprising elongate strips of tobacco having a cut width of less than 0.5mm and a moisture content of at least 18 percent by weight, and heating the fine cut tobacco (1) such that the tobacco is pasteurised. Further, there is provided a product containing pasteurised fine cut tobacco (1) for combustible use. The product comprises a closed package (2); and pasteurised fine cut tobacco (1) within the closed package (2), the pasteurised fine cut tobacco (1) having a cut width of less than 0.5 mm and a moisture content of at least 18 percent by weight, and a colony forming unit (CFU) value of less than 2 log10 colony forming units per gram.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24B 15/18 (2006.01); A24B 15/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24B 15/183 (2013.01); A24B 15/22 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2016096543A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

EPO simple patent family

WO 2016096543 A1 20160623; AU 2015366598 A1 20170706; CN 106998786 A 20170801; EP 3232826 A1 20171025; MX 2017007751 A 20170905

INPADOC legal status


2018-03-28 [DAV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (IN ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2018-03-28 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2017-10-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20170616

2017-10-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

2017-10-25 [AV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT IN:

- Countries: MA MD

2017-10-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: BA ME