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List of Ingredients Added to Tobacco in the Manufacture of Cigarette Products—Reinstatement with Change—National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Background and Brief Description
Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of premature death and disability in the United States. Each year more than 440,000 premature deaths occur as the result of smoking related diseases.
The Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco Health Education Act of 1986 (15 U.S.C. 4401 et seq., Pub. L. 99-252) requires each person who manufactures, packages, or imports cigarettes to provide the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) with a list of ingredients added to tobacco in the manufacture of cigarettes. This legislation also authorizes HHS to undertake research, and submit an annual report to Congress (as deemed appropriate) discussing the health effects of these ingredients in smokeless tobacco products. HHS has delegated responsibility for the implementation of this Act to CDC's Office on Smoking and Health (OSH). Respondents report the required information to CDC once per year according to Tobacco Ingredient and Nicotine Reporting instructions posted on the OSH web site. Changes effective with this reinstatement relate to the redesign of the OSH web site. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 930.
|Type of respondents||Number of respondents||Number of responses per respondent||Average burden per response (in hours)|
|Smokeless Tobacco Manufacturers, Packagers, and Importers||143||1||6.5|
Dated: December 10, 2007.
Maryam I. Daneshvar,
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E7-24323 Filed 12-14-07; 8:45 am]
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