Headspace is the most common analytical technique for efficiently removing the residual solvents from the complex cannabis extract matrix.
Perry Johnson also determined The Emerald Test meets their audit criteria for accreditation.
Even though cannabis is legal in Massachusetts, dispensaries cannot transport it to or from Martha’s Vineyard because the waters are under federal jurisdiction.
A nine-pound batch of cannabis, some of which was sold to 31 recreational customers, was recalled due to failed pesticide tests.
Shimadzu says their cannabis-specific HPLC can be used by someone with little experience, yielding results in as little as 8 minutes.
Laboratories can achieve greater accuracy and credibility when using the proper CRMs.
A brief history of the QuEChERS extraction method and its application in pesticide residue testing for cannabis
The workhorse approach for pesticide residue analysis involves using gas chromatography and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) in the ion transition mode.
Lab proficiency programs, reference samples, method development and sample prep are some of the topic areas this year.
The CDPHE increased the incubation period for 3M yeast and mold petrifilms from 48 hours to 60-72 hours.