Weifang Yitai Biotech Co., Ltd. (Legal Representative: Wu Jihai), founded on April 24th, 2006 with a paid-up capital of RMB 6 million, mainly manufactures Nikesu, the nontoxic filter additive of cigarette. It is located in Changle Economic Development Zone.
Nikesu is a new type additive used to reduce free radicals and tar and improve smell of cigarette. On March 17th, 2004, it passed the inspection of Environment and Health Product Safety Office of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and was listed into “Practical Nontoxic Grade”. In 2005, the company applied for patent for invention approved by National Patent Bureau and gained “Famous-brand and High-quality Product of China Spark Program”. In 2006, inspected and approved by Radiation Institute of Chinese Academy of Military Medical Sciences and Quality Supervision & Detection Station of Beijing Cigarette Factory, cigarette with Nikesu filter furthest reduces harm caused by smoking, belongs to innovative product with technology and practicability, owns huge market and social benefits, and accords with harm reduction demands regulated by national-standard tobacco. The company will start batch production of Nikesu and develop the huge market. Several companies of Japan, Russia and South Korea intend to order this product and several tobacco enterprises of Guizhou and Shandong is willing to use it.