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Cannabis Lab

Offering a suite of analytical services, we specialize in precise profiling, purity screening, and independent third-party verification, ensuring unparalleled accuracy and reliability in every result.


Our cannabinoid profiling service meticulously quantifies a wide range of cannabinoids beyond just THC and CBD, encompassing minor compounds to provide a complete analysis of your product's potency and profile.


Analytes of Interest

Analytes of interest in cannabinoid profiling include major cannabinoids like Total THC and CBD, along with minor compounds such as CBG, CBN, CBC, and THCV, offering a comprehensive understanding of a product's full spectrum of effects and therapeutic potential.


High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) accurately profiles 8 to 15 cannabinoids in cannabis, offering detailed insights into potency and composition for quality assurance, product consistency, and accurate labeling.


Terpene profiling identifies and quantifies the aromatic compounds in cannabis, covering key terpenes like myrcene, limonene, and pinene, providing insights into flavor, aroma, and potential therapeutic effects.


Analytes of Interest

Terpene analysis in cannabis focuses on key aromatic compounds like myrcene, limonene, pinene, linalool, and caryophyllene. These analytes are essential for determining a strain's unique scent, flavor, and potential therapeutic effects, offering insights into quality and consumer preferences.


GC/MS is essential for analyzing terpenes, precisely identifying and quantifying the aromatic compounds in cannabis to reveal a strain's unique aroma, flavor, and potential effects. This technology enhances our understanding of cannabis profiles, guiding breeding, cultivation, and product development.


Microbial contaminant testing in cannabis utilizes plating methods for culturing and identifying live pathogens, and quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) for rapid, DNA-based detection, ensuring safety and compliance.

Microbial Contaminants

Analytes of Interest

Key analytes of interest include pathogenic bacteria like Salmonella spp. and E. coli, as well as fungi such as Aspergillus spp. These microbes are crucial indicators of product safety, with their presence or absence guiding quality control measures and regulatory compliance efforts.


qPCR and plating methods are crucial for detecting microbes in cannabis, with qPCR for fast, precise pathogen quantification and plating for identifying specific colonies, ensuring product safety and quality.


Heavy metal testing in cannabis employs advanced analytical techniques to detect and quantify toxic metals like lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury, safeguarding product safety and regulatory compliance.

Heavy Metals

Analytes of Interest

The primary analytes of interest are arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), and mercury (Hg). These metals are scrutinized due to their toxicity and potential to accumulate in the body, making their quantification crucial for ensuring consumer safety and meeting regulatory standards.


ICP-MS is a key technology for detecting heavy metals in cannabis, offering unmatched sensitivity and accuracy. It allows for the simultaneous quantification of multiple metals, essential for ensuring product safety and compliance with regulatory standards.


Residual solvent testing in cannabis products uses chromatography to identify and quantify trace solvents from extraction processes, ensuring purity and consumer safety.

Residual Solvents

Analytes of Interest

Key analytes include but are not limited to ethanol, butane, propane, and hexane. These solvents, used in extraction processes, must be quantified to ensure they are below safe limits, protecting consumer health and ensuring product integrity.


Headspace analysis, paired with GC/MS, is a leading technique for identifying and quantifying residual solvents in cannabis products. It isolates volatile compounds, ensuring accurate measurement of solvent levels to meet safety and quality standards.


Pesticide testing in cannabis uses advanced techniques to detect trace levels of harmful pesticides, ensuring product safety and compliance. Through methods like gas chromatography and mass spectrometry, this essential analysis screens for a wide range of chemical residues.


Analytes of Interest

Pesticide analysis in cannabis targets a broad spectrum of compounds. These chemicals are scrutinized due to their potential health impacts. Detecting and quantifying these pesticides is vital for consumer safety and meeting strict regulatory standards.


LC/MS/MS is a powerful tool for pesticide analysis in cannabis, providing highly sensitive and specific detection of trace levels. This technique ensures comprehensive screening and quantification of pesticides, crucial for product safety and regulatory compliance.


Mycotoxin testing in cannabis identifies and quantifies toxic fungal metabolites, using sensitive analytical methods to ensure products are safe from these harmful contaminants. This critical assessment is key to protecting consumer health and maintaining regulatory standards.


Analytes of Interest

Mycotoxin analysis in cannabis focuses on detecting harmful fungal metabolites like aflatoxins and ochratoxin A. These toxins pose significant health risks, making their identification and quantification critical for ensuring product safety and compliance with health regulations.


LC/MS/MS stands out for its precision in detecting mycotoxins in cannabis, offering highly sensitive analysis of these harmful compounds. It ensures accurate identification and quantification, critical for maintaining safety standards and protecting consumer health.


Foreign material testing in cannabis involves the detection and removal of unwanted physical substances, such as metals, plastic, and insects, ensuring product purity and safety for consumers. This step is crucial for maintaining high quality and compliance with industry standards.

Foreign Material

Analytes of Interest

Foreign material analysis in cannabis aims to identify and quantify unintended contaminants such as metals, plastics, fibers, and insect parts. This process is crucial for ensuring the purity and safety of cannabis products, aligning with quality standards and regulatory requirements.


For detecting foreign materials in cannabis, visual inspection and microscopy are essential, complemented by advanced imaging techniques. These methods identify unwanted contaminants like metals, plastics, and insects, crucial for ensuring the purity and safety of cannabis products.


Water activity and moisture testing in cannabis measures the amount of water in a product and its availability to support microbial growth, crucial for determining shelf life, product stability, and safety. This analysis helps prevent mold and bacterial contamination, ensuring products meet quality standards.

Water Activity and Moisture

Analytes of Interest

Analyzing water activity and moisture in cannabis is essential for product stability, preventing microbial growth, and ensuring quality. Precise measurements help meet safety and regulatory standards.


The Aqualab TDL utilizes tunable diode laser technology for precise measurement of water activity and moisture content in cannabis. This rapid, accurate assessment is vital for determining product stability, quality, and resistance to microbial contamination, ensuring compliance with safety standards.

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