App Notes

Cannabinoid Sample Preparation

August 10, 2020

The Microlab® 600 Diluter/Dispenser makes measurements morereliable, allows the method to use less consumables, and cuts down on preparation time.

Microwave Digestion and Elemental Analysis of Cannabis and Hemp Products 

August 05, 2020

This application note demonstrates the CEM MARS 6 for microwave digestion of mixed cannabis and hemp containing products in a single run and elemental analysis of these products.

Analysis of Pesticides and Mycotoxins in Cannabis Brownies

August 04, 2020

An effective workflow for this complex analysis was developed in brownies, and optimization strategies are detailed in order to provide a starting point for similar matrices.

Aflatoxin Assay Using a Low-Cost Fluorescence Detector

July 17, 2020

An isocratic HPLC method for the analysis of aflatoxins. Uses the DFL-10 (filter fluorescence detector) with a photochemical reactor to improve sensitivity.

Qualitative Analysis of CBD Oils

July 16, 2020

An HPLC method for the testing of CBD Oils. The DLC-10 is a small, easy to use and low-cost HPLC system that uses an isocratic assay for reliability.

17 Cannabinoids in Hemp and Cannabis

July 15, 2020

Three approaches to HPLC analysis of 17 cannabinoids optimized for speed with high resolution, reduced solvent consumption, or low pressure.

Calibration vs Verification

July 13, 2020

This application note discusses the different methods of using calibration weights and when to use each type.

Leachable-Free Pipette Tips

June 12, 2020

Contaminants from common plastic labware can interfere with quality and potency testing by HPLC or GC-MS and heavy metal testing by ICP-MS.