Random sampling and testing by Health Canada detected myclobutanil and spinosad in three lots of cannabis.
We sit down with Steve Stadlmann from PerkinElmer, Inc. to hear his observations on what instruments he recommends for accreditation, and processes and procedures to support it.
After becoming the first state-licensed laboratory in Hawaii, the lab announced they received ISO 17025:2005 accreditation from Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc.
Earlier this week, DB labs announced they received ISO 17025 accreditation from Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc.
ICP-MS generally has the highest sensitivity, which can determine more than 70 different elements in a minute.
Some think the proposed set of draft rules, if they become enforced, would create unnecessary burden on the market, raising prices and limiting availability.
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.
The recent round of The Emerald Test, an industry-wide proficiency test for cannabis labs, yielded positive results that show an improvement over last year.
For potency analysis via HPLC, grinding/homogenization and alcohol extraction is a common sample prep technique for dried flower and extracts.