Acrylamide exposure from smokeless tobacco dwarfed by dietary exposure or smoking

The first comprehensive assessment of the acrylamide content of smokeless tobacco products (STPs) has shown that exposure to acrylamide through STP use is much smaller than — approximately 1 percent of — exposure from the diet or from cigarette smoking. ‘Our study suggests that although acrylamide is present in STPs, the level is relatively low and may decrease over time,’ said Kevin McAdam, Senior Principal Scientist at British American Tobacco. —> Read More