• Cigarette Ingredients

    R.J. Reynolds List of Ingredients*

    Most of these ingredients are commonly used in foods and beverages, or permitted for use in foods by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or have been given the status "Generally Recognized as Safe in Foods" (GRAS) by FDA, the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) or other expert committees.

    "Maximum level of use" is the highest level of an ingredient used in any brand manufactured by R.J. Reynolds. Levels are based on a dry-weight percentage of the tobacco. For example, .001 equals one, one-thousandth of one percent.

  • IngredientMax Level of Use In Any Cigarette Brand In %Function
    • Acetanisole<0.0001Flavor
    • Acetic Acid0.001Flavor
    • Acetoin<0.0001Flavor
    • Acetophenone<0.0001Flavor
    • Ammonium Alginate1.15Formulation Aid
    • Ammonium Hydroxide0.09In Process pH Adjuster, Flavor
    • Amyris Oil<0.0001Flavor
    • trans-Anethole0.001Flavor
    • Anisaldehyde0.001Flavor
    • Ascorbic Acid<0.0001Flavor
    • Benzaldehyde0.001Flavor
    • Benzaldehyde Glyceryl Acetal0.001Flavor
    • Benzyl Alcohol0.025Flavor, Solvent
    • Benzyl Cinnamate0.001Flavor
    • Brown Sugar2.9Casing
    • n-Butyl Isovalerate0.001Flavor
    • Butyric Acid<0.001Flavor
    • Caramel Color0.01Flavor
    • Carbon10.49Heat Source Constituent Utilized In Tobacco Heating Cigarettes
    • Carbon DioxideNot DetectableProcessing Aid
    • Cardamon Oil<0.0001Flavor
    • Carob Bean Extract0.095Flavor
    • l-Carvone0.025Flavor
    • Cellulose Fiber2.57Formulation Aid
    • Chicory Extract0.01Flavor
    • Chocolate Liquor0.27Casing
    • Citric Acid<0.0001Flavor
    • Citronella Oil<0.0001Flavor
    • Clary Sage Oil0.001Flavor
    • Cocoa (Extract, Powder, Extractive, Distillate)1.20Casing, Flavor
    • Coffee Beans, Ground0.01Flavor
    • Coriander Oil0.001Flavor
    • Corn Syrup0.025Flavor
    • beta-Damascenone<0.0001Flavor
    • beta-Damascone0.01Flavor
    • delta-Decalactone<0.0001Flavor
    • gamma-Decalactone<0.0001Flavor
    • Diammonium Phosphate0.75Flavor
    • 4,5-Dimethyl-3-Hydroxy-2,5-Dihydrofuran-2-one<0.0001Flavor
    • 2,5-Dimethylpyrazine<0.0001Flavor
    • Ethyl Acetate0.001Flavor
    • Ethyl Benzoate<0.0001Flavor
    • Ethyl Butyrate0.01Flavor
    • Ethyl Caproate0.01Flavor
    • Ethyl Cyclotene<0.0001Flavor
    • Ethyl Heptanoate0.01Flavor
    • Ethyl Levulinate0.01Flavor
    • Ethyl Maltol0.01Flavor
    • Ethyl Pentanoate0.001Flavor
    • Ethyl Phenylacetate<0.0001Flavor
    • Ethyl Vanillin0.025Flavor
    • Ethyl-2-Methylbutyrate0.01Flavor
    • 2-Ethyl-3,5(or 6)-Dimethylpyrazine<0.0001Flavor
    • 5-Ethyl-3-Hydroxy-4-Methyl-2(5H)-Furanone<0.0001Flavor
    • Eucalyptol0.01Flavor
    • Fenugreek Extract0.001Flavor
    • Fenugreek Seed0.01Flavor
    • Fig Juice Concentrate<0.0001Flavor
    • Furaneol0.01Flavor
    • Geraniol<0.0001Flavor
    • Geranium Bourbon Oil<0.0001Flavor
    • Geranyl Acetone0.01Flavor
    • Glucose0.001Flavor
    • Glycerides, mixed decanoyl and octanoyl2.16Flavor
    • Glycerol9.96Humectant
    • Graphite2.96Heat Source Constituent Utilized In Tobacco Heating Cigarettes
    • Guar Gum1.6Formulation Aid
    • gamma-Heptalactone0.001Flavor
    • Hexanoic Acid0.001Flavor
    • Hexyl Acetate0.01Flavor
    • High Fructose Corn Syrup4.49Casing
    • Immortelle Extract0.01Flavor
    • Isoamyl Acetate0.01Flavor
    • Isoamyl Isovalerate0.01Flavor
    • Isoamyl Phenylacetate0.01Flavor
    • Isobutyl Phenylacetate0.01Flavor
    • Isovaleraldehyde<0.0001Flavor
    • Isovaleric Acid.001Flavor
    • Lactic Acid0.025Flavor
    • Lemon Oil, Terpeneless0.001Flavor
    • Licorice0.77Casing, Flavor
    • Licorice Extract Powder0.01Flavor
    • Lime Oil0.001Flavor
    • Linalool0.001Flavor
    • Linalyl Acetate0.001Flavor
    • Lovage Root0.001Flavor
    • Maltol0.01Flavor
    • Mandarin Oil0.001Flavor
    • Mate Extract<0.0001Flavor
    • Menthol3.17Flavor
    • 2-Methyl Pentanoic Acid0.001Flavor
    • 6-Methyl-3,5-Heptadien-2-one0.001Flavor
    • 4-Methylacetophenone0.001Flavor
    • 2-Methylbutyric Acid0.001Flavor
    • Methylcyclopentenolone0.01Flavor
    • 2-Methylpyrazine0.001Flavor
    • 3-Methylvaleric Acid0.001Flavor
    • Myrrh Extract<0.0001Flavor
    • Myrrh Oil0.001Flavor
    • Neroli Bigarade Oil<0.0001Flavor
    • Nerolidol<0.0001Flavor
    • gamma-Nonalactone<0.0001Flavor
    • Octanoic Acid<0.0001Flavor
    • Orange Oil0.01Flavor
    • Orange Oil Sweet Terpeneless0.01Flavor
    • Orange Oil Terpeneless0.01Flavor
    • Orris Root Extract0.001Flavor
    • 2,3-Pentanedione0.001Flavor
    • Peppermint Oil, Terpeneless0.05Flavor
    • Peru Balsam Oil0.001Flavor
    • Phenylacetic Acid0.001Flavor
    • Phenylethyl Acetate<0.0001Flavor
    • Phenylethyl Alcohol<0.0001Flavor
    • alpha-Pinene0.01Flavor
    • beta-Pinene0.01Flavor
    • Piperonal0.01Flavor
    • Potassium Carbonate1.35Flavor
    • Propyl Acetate<0.0001Flavor
    • Propylene Glycol2.0Solvent, Humectant, Flavor
    • Prune Juice Concentrate.26Casing
    • Rose Oil Turkish0.001Flavor
    • Rosemary Oil<0.0001Flavor
    • Salicylic Aldehyde<0.0001Flavor
    • Sandalwood Oil, Yellow<0.0001Flavor
    • Sodium Carbonate0.16Heat Source Constituent Utilized In Tobacco Heating Cigarettes
    • Sodium Citrate<0.0001Flavor
    • Spearmint Oil0.40Flavor
    • Sucrose2.13Casing
    • Tangerine Oil, Terpeneless0.01Flavor
    • alpha-Terpineol<0.0001Flavor
    • Terpinyl Acetate0.001Flavor
    • 5,6,7,8-Tetrahydroquinoxaline0.001Flavor
    • Triethyl Citrate0.001Flavor
    • 2,6,6-Trimethyl-2-Cyclohexene-1, 4-Dione<0.0001Flavor
    • 2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine0.001Flavor
    • delta-Undecalactone<0.0001Flavor
    • gamma-Undecalactone0.01Flavor
    • Vanilla Oleoresin0.01Flavor
    • Vanillin0.023Flavor
    • Veratraldehyde0.001Flavor
    • WaterNASolvent, Processing Aid, Humectant
  • *2013