A robust method for identifying heavy metals in cannabis samples using ICP-MS is discussed as well as highlights of the importance of sample preparation methods for a wide range of cannabis products.
Here we look at different sources of potential contamination exposure that may be of concern to both the cannabis industry and the cannabis consumer.
Scientists and testing experts discuss contaminant issues in the wake of a widening vaping emergency
A look at the the basic principles of the major types of microwave digestion technology as well as suggestions as to which might be the best approach based on sample matrix, digestion efficiency, sample throughput, productivity, and overall cost of analysis.
Cannabis-based products are available in a wide variety of formulations ranging from dry plant material, plant concentrates including waxes and distillates, and infused products such as foods and candies.
Recent shifts in legislation efforts in the United States and other countries have led to the use of cannabis and related products (for example, cannabis-based extracts, tinctures, and “edibles”) for medicinal or recreational purposes.