Dáil Éireann - Volume 492 - 09 June, 1998

Written Answers. - Tobacco Products.

131. Mr. McDowell asked the Minister for Health and Children the constituents of all of the individual brands of tobacco products manufactured in Ireland, other than tobacco, water or reconstituted sheet made wholly from tobacco; the amount of these constituents used in the manufacture of these products; and if [179] he will make a statement on the matter. [13428/98]

132. Mr. McDowell asked the Minister for Health and Children the constituents of all of the individual brands of tobacco products imported into Ireland, other than tobacco, water or reconstituted sheet made wholly from tobacco; the amount of these constituents used in the manufacture of these products; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13429/98]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): I propose to take Questions Nos. 131 and 132 together.

The information sought is not held in my Department. I have written to the individual tobacco companies requesting the information and I will forward it to the Deputy when it is made available to me.