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The information contained on this page is provided as general health information and is not intended to substitute as medical advice and direction from your physician or health care provider. Please direct any questions related to your health care provider. In an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency center.


Tobacco and chemicals

Some of the chemicals associated with tobacco smoke include nicotine, ammonia, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, propane, methane, acetone, hydrogen cyanide, and various cancer-causing chemicals (carcinogens). Other chemicals that are associated with chewing or sniffing tobacco include aniline, naphthalene, phenol, pyrene, tar, and 2-naphthylamine.

Tobacco and chemicals