The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVMNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment ) conducts research on the composition of tobacco products. This includes research on tobacco additives. Yearly tobacco manufacturers send their tobacco ingredient lists to 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.