The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) is actively involved in this topic. Unfortunately, most information is currently available only in Dutch. Information in English will be added to the website shortly.
Some RIVM publications are already available in English. Please use the links under the ‘Documents and publications’ section.
RIVM protects and promotes human health and environmental quality. It acts as the Dutch government’s main centre of expertise in these areas.
The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) performes research on the composition of tobacco products. This includes research on tobacco additives. Yearly tobacco manufacturers send their tobacco ingredient lists to the RIVM.
RIVM coordinated the European project PITOC (Public Information Tobacco Control). Factsheets have been prepared on tobacco ingredients for professionals and the public. See PITOC factsheets.