The Snuff Tobacco Reference

Additives of Snuff Tobacco Products Reference

This is a reference for certain additives both current and historical of snuff tobacco products.

Function tags:

  • Adulterant
  • Acidifier
  • Alkaliser
  • Anticaker
  • Binder
  • Colorant
  • Colorant fixative
  • Conditioner
  • Flavorant
  • Flavorant fixative
  • Humectant
  • Medicament
  • Moistener
  • Narcotic
  • Preservative
  • Processing aid
  • Solvent
  • Other
Table 1: Additives of snuff tobacco products
Additive name Common names CAS RN Functions
Ammonium carbonate 506-87-6 alkaliser, preservative
Ammonium chloride salmiac 12125-02-9 processing aid, flavorant
Ammonium hydroxide ammonia water 1336-21-6 alkaliser
Arsenic trisulfide auripigment 1303-33-9 colorant
Benzyl alcohol 100-51-6 solvent
Calcium carbonate 471-34-1 alkaliser
Calcium hydroxide slaked lime 1305-62-0 alkaliser
Calcium oxide quicklime 1305-78-8 alkaliser
Ethanol ethyl alcohol, alcohol 64-17-5 solvent, processing aid
Ethylparaben 120-47-8 preservative
Ferric oxide iron trioxide, iron oxide 1309-37-1 colorant
Ferrous sulfate iron sulfate, iron vitriol multiple colorant
Glycerol glycerin 56-81-5 humectant, solvent, flavorant
Hydrogen oxide water 7732-18-5 moistener, solvent, processing aid
Lead chromate 7758-97-6 colorant
Lead diacetate sugar of lead 301-04-2 flavorant
Lead tetroxide red lead, lead oxide 1314-41-6 colorant
Potassium bitartrate cream of tartar 868-14-4 binder, flavorant
Potassium carbonate carbonate of potash, salt of tartar 584-08-7 alkaliser, preservative
Potassium dichromate bichromate of potash 7778-50-9 colorant
Potassium nitrate saltpeter 7757-79-1 medicament, preservative
Propylene glycol multiple humectant, solvent, flavorant
Sodium benzoate benzoate of soda 532-32-1 alkaliser, preservative
Sodium carbonate 497-19-8 alkaliser, preservative
Sodium chloride common salt, salt 7647-14-5 preservative, processing aid
Sodium hydroxide natron 1310-73-2 alkaliser
Tannic acid 1401-55-4 colorant
Triacetin 102-76-1 solvent