In this piece, the application of gas chromatography with infrared detection (GC/IR) to characterizing organic compounds in cannabis products is discussed. The identification of specific isomers of similar organic compounds is critical to determining the quality of cannabis products.
After outlining the risks to address in quality plans earlier in the series, Dr. Askew shows how your brand can suffer in the court of public opinion.
In Part 4, Dr. Askew explains matrix spikes and duplicate QC analyses for those looking to vet their lab partners
In Part 3, Dr. Askew dissects quality control results from labs and how a client could better understand them.
Lauren Pahnke makes the case for using CPC to isolate and extract CBD in a pharmaceutical setting.
In Part 2, Dr. Askew takes a look at how potentially problematic laboratory cultures can affect test results.
This series of articles will help businesses better understand the laboratory jargon and their test results.
A variety of sample prep and testing techniques exist for analyzing terpenes, but some are clearly more accurate than others.
With some states mandating ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for Cannabis Testing Labs, and some labs taking initiative to pursue this accreditation of their own volition, comprehensive compliance software is a critical consideration for those within the cannabis industry.
A brief history of the QuEChERS extraction method and its application in pesticide residue testing for cannabis