App Notes

17 Cannabinoids in Hemp and Cannabis

September 11, 2020

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

Microwave Digestion and Elemental Analysis of Cannabis and Hemp Products 

September 03, 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.

THC Metabolites in Urine

September 03, 2020

States that have legalized cannabis use also have a zero tolerance workplace drug policy that usually requires a urine test of known metabolites of THC.

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.

Recovery of Cannabinoids

June 08, 2020

This application note demonstrates the removal of particles in cannabis extracts with sample preparation prior to HPLC analysis.

High Throughput Analysis of Cannabinoids by LC-UV

June 08, 2020

This application note demonstrates Cannabinoid Profiles on Raptor ARC-18 column.

Qualitative Analysis of CBD Oils

June 08, 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.

Extraction of Pesticides from Cannabis

June 08, 2020

This application note demonstrates rapid automated extraction and analysis of a broad range of pesticides from cannabis flower.

QTRAP Technology - A Compendium of Related Research Applications

June 08, 2020

This compendium showcases the SCIEX QTRAP® technology and what differentiates it from other triple quadrupole technology. Specifically, QTRAP applications and methods across a diverse set of testing areas are presented.

MRMHR - High Sensitivity for Low Level Trace Detection

June 08, 2020

MRMHR creates a familiar workflow with unrivalled accuracy. Do targeted quantitation you need at trace levels in a similar format to how you would acquire your data on a triple quadrupole system.

Analysis of Pesticides in Cannabis Using Quadrupole Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry

June 08, 2020

In this application note, the analysis of the Massachusetts cannabis pesticide list using MRMHR acquisition on the X500R QTOF system is described.

Quantitation of Oregon List of Pesticides and Cannabinoids in Cannabis Matrices by LC–MS/MS

June 08, 2020

A fully verified LC–MS method is presented using two different SCIEX triple quadrupole mass spectrometers for analyzing those pesticides comprising the Oregon pesticide list.

Cannabis and Hemp Testing Compendium Volume 1

June 08, 2020

This compendium is a collection of application notes to assist laboratories in delivering premium testing of cannabis products to detect pesticides and natural toxins.

Chemovar Typing of Cannabis Strains with MarkerView™ Software and the SCIEX X500R QTOF System

June 08, 2020

Chemovars-a chemistry-based, phenotypical fingerprint rather than a horticultural cultivar-have been proposed and gained popularity in the scientific community. Learn more about key advantages of chemovar classification of cannabis strains.

Top 5 Pesticide Challenges in Cannabis

June 08, 2020

A lab’s largest purchases is an LC–MS instrument. The lab needs an instrument tough enough for cannabis that has the sensitivity to meet the needs of ongoing changes in regulations.

Analysis of the Massachusetts Cannabis Pesticides List Using the SCIEX QTRAP® 6500+ System

June 08, 2020

The state of Massachusetts regulates nine pesticides at 10 ppb in flower. These strict action levels necessitate a highly sensitive mass spectrometer, such as the SCIEX 6500+ QTRAP® system.

LC-UV Method for 16 Cannabinoids in Hemp and Cannabis

June 05, 2020

UCT’s Selectra® C18 Column provides for a simple and robust method for the detection and quantitation of 16 cannabinoids in hemp and cannabis samples.

From Seed to Sale

June 01, 2020

Heavy Metals in Hemp

May 12, 2020

This application describes the analysis of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead by ICP-MS in several varieties of hemp.

Extraction of Cannabinoids from Cannabis

May 12, 2020

This application note demonstrates rapid automated extraction and analysis of THC, THCA, CBN, CBA, and CBDA from hemp flower.

Heavy Metals in Hemp

May 05, 2020

This application describes the analysis of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead by ICP-MS in several varieties of hemp.

Mycotoxin Detection in Cannabis Products

May 05, 2020

Isocratic HPLC method for the analysis of mycotoxins / aflatoxins.  Uses the DFL-10  filter fluorescence detector  with a photochemical reactor to improve sensitivity.

LC-UV Method for 16 Cannabinoids in Hemp and Cannabis

April 16, 2020

UCT’s Selectra® C18 Column provides for a simple and robust method for the detection and quantitation of 16 cannabinoids in hemp and cannabis samples.

Canadian Cannabis Pesticides List Using LC-MS

March 19, 2020

In this application note, we present the sample preparations and experimental conditions for the analysis of Canadian cannabis pesticides. Method performance data is shown that demonstrates the successful analysis of the Canadian cannabis pesticides in a flower matrix.

Tips for Pesticide Residue Analysis in Cannabis

March 18, 2020

In this application note, we present the most commonly observed errors and challenges when analyzing pesticides in cannabis products and suggestions on how to avoid or correct these issues.

Ensuring Regulatory Compliance in Cannabis Testing

March 18, 2020

-Analysis of the Fast-5 pesticides -New directions in terpenes testing -FAQs about pesticides analysis in cannabis testing

Separation of Eight Cannabinoids

March 10, 2020

Isolation of eight common cannabinoids for the determination of analytical cannabis content.

Why Is Moisture Content So Important?

March 09, 2020

Water is found in all cannabis products, and too little or too much can alter its properties. Controlling the moisture content will lead to a more reliable product.

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of 16 Cannabinoids

March 06, 2020

To assist in optimizing for high throughput while maintaining sensitivity and resolution, this application demonstrates a sub-five-minute gradient method utilizing LC-MS/MS.

HPLC Potency Determination of 15 Cannabinoids

March 06, 2020

Cannabis is available in numerous forms, making the development of rugged, quantitatively accurate methods a challenge. This study optimizes a quantitative chromatographic determination of 15 cannabinoids using an HPLC analyzer.

Qualitative Analysis of CBD Oils

February 11, 2020

An HPLC method for the testing of CBD oils. The DLC-10 is a small footprint, easy-to-use and low-cost HPLC system. An isocratic assay offers reliability and ease of use.

Fast, Low-Solvent Analysis of Cannabinoids Increases Lab Productivity and Decreases Solvent Costs

February 10, 2020

Potency testing and cannabinoid profiling are high-demand tests that can be improved by increasing speed, expanding analyte lists, and reducing costs.

LC-UV Method for 16 Cannabinoids in Hemp and Cannabis

February 10, 2020

UCT’s Selectra® C18 Column provides for a simple and robust method for the detection and quantitation of 16 cannabinoids in hemp and cannabis samples.

Sample Preparation of Cannabis Products by Syringe Filtration

January 09, 2020

Cannabis flower must be filtered prior to HPLC or LCMS analysis. This note presents an evaluation of syringe filters used during the sample preparation process.

High Throughput Analysis of Cannabinoids by LC-UV

December 13, 2019

This isocratic LC-UV analysis of cannabinoids provides complete resolution of 16 cannabinoids, allowing accurate quantitative potency and profile data to be reported.

Potency testing in Cannabis

December 13, 2019

This application note demonstrates a simple way to test the CBD and THC in Cannabis Extraction industry by PERSEE HPLC with a simple configuration, isocratic pump and UV detector.

Avoiding Contamination in Cannabis Quality Control Sample Preparation

December 13, 2019

Patient and consumer safety is a critical factor during manufacturing of your products. In addition, false test results in product quality testing can lead to unnecessary scrapping of batches and product recalls. Good pipetting practices using filtered and pure pipette tips help ensure contamination-free pipetting to prevent contamination during sample preparation, ensuring true test results and patient and consumer safety

Analysis of 47 Pesticides in Cannabis for High Throughput Analysis

November 19, 2019

This application note outlines a QuEChERS extraction approach coupled with either traditional dSPE clean-up versus UCT’s dSPE clean-up in a 96 wellplate format.

CRM Mixtures Improve Quantitation Accuracy

November 19, 2019

Pre-made, multi-component CRM mixtures save time and consumable cost in the preparation of standard curves and improve quantitation accuracy.

Is Your Cannabis Testing Method Truly Validated?

November 19, 2019

This application note describes the key features of a validated microbial test method for cannabis products that conforms to globally recognized standards.

Qualitative Analysis of CBD Oils

November 18, 2019

An HPLC method for the testing of CBD oils. The DLC-10 is a small footprint, easy-to-use and low-cost HPLC system. An isocratic assay offers reliability and ease of use.

Selecting a Portable Recirculating Chiller for Cannabis Processing and Deep-Duty Applications

November 18, 2019

PolyScience DuraChill® Technology: An overview of maintenance mitigation systems, chiller performance, and user ergonomics meeting the needs of the cannabinoid-extraction market.

Microwave-Assisted Digestion of Various Cannabis Products

November 18, 2019

Due to the legalization of cannabis and the associated legislation concerning trace metal analysis the demand for fast and easy-to-use acid digestion techniques is increasing. HVT vessels with SMART VENT Technology enable the convenient and reliable digestion of cannabis-based products prior to spectroscopic analysis.

Potency testing in Cannabis

November 18, 2019

This application note demonstrates a simple way to test the CBD and THC in Cannabis Extraction industry by PERSEE HPLC with a simple configuration, isocratic pump and UV detector.

Pesticide Screening and Testing Methodologies

November 01, 2019

Note discusses pesticide screening and testing using the QuEChERS method and LCMSMS. 

Cannabis Application Guide

October 23, 2019

• Cannabinoid analysis • Herbicide/pesticide detection and quantification • Mycotoxin detection and quantification

Proper Environmental Conditions for Weighing

October 14, 2019

Producing accurate measurements are vital for any process. To get the most accurate results, it is crucial to place your balance in a stable environment.

Qualitative Analysis of CBD Oils

October 10, 2019

An HPLC method for the testing of CBD oils. The DLC-10 is a small footprint, easy-to-use and low-cost HPLC system. An isocratic assay offers reliability and ease of use.

High Throughput Analysis of Cannabinoids by LC-UV

October 09, 2019

As the cannabis market grows, interest in more detailed analysis of cannabinoid profiles is expanding because more comprehensive data can be used for strain identification as well as to ensure more accurate potency testing. The LC-UV method shown here uses a Raptor ARC-18 column to fully resolve 16 major and most frequently observed minor cannabinoids for which commercial standards are available.

Selecting a Portable Recirculating Chiller for Cannabis Processing and Deep-Duty Applications

October 09, 2019

For companies designing cannabis processing or post-processing systems, meeting the needs of the cannabinoid-extraction market means properly sizing and integrating components suited for 24/7 operation under adverse conditions.

Avoiding Contamination in Cannabis Quality Control Sample Preparation

October 04, 2019

Patient and consumer safety is a critical factor during manufacturing of your products. In addition, false test results in product quality testing can lead to unnecessary scrapping of batches and product recalls. Good pipetting practices using filtered and pure pipette tips help ensure contamination-free pipetting to prevent contamination during sample preparation, ensuring true test results and patient and consumer safety

Microwave-Assisted Digestion of Various Cannabis Products with Pressure-Activated Venting

October 04, 2019

The demand for fast and easy-to-use acid digestion techniques is increasing. HVT vessels with SMART VENT Technology enable the convenient and reliable digestion of cannabis-based products prior to spectroscopic analysis.

Application Note: How to Avoid Contamination in Pipetting

September 25, 2019

Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results. It requires identification of the potential contamination mechanism in order that they can all be addressed. This paper addresses the three contamination types that originate from pipetting: Pipette-to-sample contamination, sample-to-pipette contamination, and sample-to-sample contamination. Keep in  mind: If your testing procedure in your Cannabis environment  requires you to repeatedly portion out exact volumes of liquids involved, our bottle-top dispensers will give you a steady hand to ensure accurate and consistent results.

Application Note: Preparation of Standards - Easier than ever

September 25, 2019

Improving your HPLC Sample Preparation is easier than ever with the Sartorius Cubis® MSA Dosing System. The Cubis MSA individual system with Q-App software automatically corrects the solvent volume to the appropriate value, eliminating the need to reach the precise target weight. At the end of the procedure, the weight of the compound(s) and solvents is used to calculate the verified concentration(s) and the verified volume of the standard prepared.

Application Note: Recovery & Adsorption of Therapeutic Proteins

September 25, 2019

We tested the novel filter device Claristep® for the preparation of protein samples containing one of four different target molecules: an anti-malaria vaccine candidate, aviscuminum, interferon alfa-2B, or monoclonal antibody (mAb) P2G12. In comparison to the standard protocols for sample preparation prior to analysis by either reversed-phase or SEC HPLC, the Claristep® filter did not exhibit a significant difference in protein concentration if the target molecules were present with at least 1.0 g L-1. A significantly reduced product concentration was observed in the Claristep® filtered samples compared to the standard protocol for mAb P2G12 if the concentrations were lower. The protein adsorption to the filter material was well described by a Langmuir adsorption isotherm. Additionally, the Claristep® filters facilitated a rapid sample preparation with minimal volume losses.

Poster: Analysis of Aqueous Mobile Phase Sample Prep & Filtration

September 25, 2019

The two-fold objective of this study was to 1) demonstrate that aqueous mobile phase preparations from purchased lab grade bottled water yielded comparable results to in-house prepared water (Sartorius Arium purified water Type 1 and Type 3) and that 2) using filters (Sartorius Minisart RC, SRP, NY & NY Plus, all 0.2 µm) yielded comparable results to unfiltered specimens under the same mobile phase conditions.

Heavy Metals Testing in Cannabis

September 16, 2019

This application note demonstrates a simple way to test the heavy metals in cannabis using PERSEE’s PF7 heavy metal analyzer. Compare it with ICP/ICP-MS: you still can achieve lower detection limit, better repeatability with significant lower running cost, and simpler operation.

Analytical Data Confidence Is Highest with Commercially Prepared CRM Mixtures

September 16, 2019

High-quality reference materials with established metrological traceability are an essential element for measurement accuracy during routine analytical checks as well as for cannabis product quality testing and profiling. We compare two different methods using CRMs to generate a standard for the quantitation of 10 prevalent phytocannabinoids against a calibration curve to show that premade multicomponent CRM mixtures improve quantitation accuracy.

Microwave-Assisted Digestion of Various Cannabis Products with Pressure-Activated Venting

September 16, 2019

This application report demonstrates the suitability of HVT vessels with SMART VENT Technology for convenient and reliable digestion of cannabis-based products prior to spectroscopic analysis.

Microwave Digestion and Elemental Analysis of Cannabis and Hemp Products

September 13, 2019

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.

CRM Mixtures Improve Quantitation Accuracy

September 13, 2019

Pre-made, multicomponent CRM mixtures save time and consumable cost in the preparation of standard curves and improve quantitation accuracy.

Analysis of Cannabinoids in Hemp

September 13, 2019

This application note outlines a QuEChERS method for the analysis of hemp for three cannabinoids. Sample purification is carried out using UCT’s new cleanup product SpinFiltr™.

Modern Filtration Methods for HPLC and UHPLC Sample Preparation

August 31, 2019

• Tips for mobile phase filtration • Answers to FAQs about syringe filter selection • Why filtration is so important to method development and sample prep • Filters for sample prep in dissolution testing

Extraction of Pesticides from Cannabis

August 19, 2019

This application note demonstrates rapid automated extraction and LC and GC analysis of more than 400 pesticides from cannabis flower.

Microwave Digestion of Mixed Cannabis Products

August 19, 2019

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

Know Before You Grow

August 13, 2019

A Simple, Low Cost Approach to Improving ICP Productivity

August 13, 2019

The Niagara Rapid Rinse is the simplest, lowest-cost method of improving throughput for ICP-MS applications. Time saved with the Niagara is typically 30%, with little to no changes to the current method settings and no degradation in performance.

High Throughput Analysis of Cannabinoids by LC-UV

August 13, 2019

As the cannabis market grows, interest in more detailed analysis of cannabinoid profiles is expanding because more comprehensive data can be used for strain identification as well as to ensure more accurate potency testing. The LC-UV method shown here uses a Raptor ARC-18 column to fully resolve 16 major and most frequently observed minor cannabinoids for which commercial standards are available.

Pesticide Screening and Testing Methodologies

August 02, 2019

Note discusses pesticide screening and testing using the QuEChERS method and LCMSMS

Is Your Cannabis Testing Method Truly Validated?

July 16, 2019

This application note describes the key features of a validated microbial test method for cannabis products that conforms to globally recognized standards.

Determination of Pesticides as Defined by California State Recreational Cannabis Regulations

July 15, 2019

• The regulatory environment for cannabis providers presents challenges • A well-developed method on the right equipment can meet these challenges

Elimination of Powdery Mildew, Fungus, and Mold

July 11, 2019

Powdery mildew (PM) is one of the cannabis plant’s most notorious pathogens. If PM has infected the facility, TwinOxide can eradicate PM infection and prevent recurrence of PM infection in only a few treatments.

Extraction of Pesticides from Cannabis

July 11, 2019

This application note demonstrates rapid automated extraction and LC/GC analysis of over 400 pesticides from cannabis flower.

Portable and Accurate Hemp Analysis

July 11, 2019

The portable BSS 3000 Hemp Compliance Tester measures Total THC at 0.04% accuracy in 2 minutes with little sample prep, making it perfect for compliance testing.

The Importance of Calibrating Your Balance

June 17, 2019

This application note discussed why calibrating you balance is important, when to calibrate, and how to calibrate your balance.

Microwave Digestion of Mixed Cannabis Products

June 13, 2019

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

Analysis of Synthetic Cannabinoids and Metabolites

June 13, 2019

As shown here, the retention and selec¬tivity of the Raptor Biphenyl column allow new drugs to be added to an existing method, providing labs with an important vehicle for improving efficiency and productivity.  

Quantification of Cannabinoids in Industrial Hemp

June 13, 2019

The Agilent 1220 Infinity II LC system offers reliable and robust profiling and quantification for 11 of the most commonly targeted cannabinoids commonly found in hemp.  

Is Your Cannabis Testing Method Truly Validated?

June 13, 2019

This application note describes the key features of a validated microbial test method for cannabis products that conforms to globally recognized standards.  

Vacuum Distillation Benefits in Botanical Processing

May 17, 2019

This paper focuses on the benefits of vacuum distillation, how rotary evaporation differs, and details vacuum instruments with proven results in botanical processing.

Multi-Element Analysis of Cannabis Using the Agilent 7800 ICP-MS

May 10, 2019

In this study, the Agilent 7800 ICP-MS was used to analyze 25 elements in a range of cannabis and cannabis-related products.

TwinOxide Eliminates Powdery Mildew, Fungus, and Mold

May 10, 2019

Powdery mildew (PM) is one of the cannabis plant’s most notorious pathogens. If PM has infected the facility, TwinOxide can eradicate PM infection and prevent recurrence of PM infection in only a few treatments.

Extraction of Pesticides from Cannabis

May 10, 2019

This application note demonstrates rapid automated extraction and LC/GC analysis of over 400 pesticides from cannabis flower.

Heavy Metals Testing in Cannabis

May 10, 2019

This application note demonstrates a simple way to test the heavy metals in Cannabis by PERSEE’s PF7 heavy metal analyzer. Compare with ICP/ICP-MS you still can achieve lower detection limit, better repeatability with significant lower running cost and more simple operation.

Portable and Accurate Hemp Analysis

May 10, 2019

The portable BSS 3000 Hemp Compliance Tester measures Total THC at 0.04% accuracy in 2 minutes with little sample prep, making it perfect for compliance testing.

Synthetic Cannabinoids and Metabolites: Adding New Compounds to an Existing LC-MS/MS Method

April 11, 2019

The retention and selectivity of the Raptor Biphenyl column allow new drugs to be added to an existing method.

Determination of Pesticides and Mycotoxins as Defined by California State Recreational Cannabis Regulations

April 09, 2019

This Application Note details an LC/MS/MS analytical workflow developed by Agilent for the accurate measurement of the California State combined pesticide and mycotoxin action lists.

Analysis of 47 Pesticides in Cannabis for High-Throughput Analysis

April 09, 2019

This application note outlines a QuEChERS extraction approach coupled with either traditional dSPE clean-up versus UCT’s dSPE clean-up in a 96 wellplate format.

Cannabis-Based Sample Analysis

April 08, 2019

For dependable HPLC analysis of cannabinoid samples, Kromasil Classic C18 columns perform with excellent peak shape and complete resolution.

Analytical Cannabinoid Separations on Hybrid-Silica and Core-Shell Phases

April 08, 2019

This application note investigates analytical HPLC potency testing of cannabinoids using YMC-Triart C18 and YMC Meteoric Core C18.

Analysis of Synthetic Cannabinoids and Metabolites: Adding New Compounds to an Existing LC-MS/MS Method

April 02, 2019

The analysis of synthetic cannabinoids and their metabolites can be a difficult and challenging task. Keeping up with the ever-growing list of synthetic cannabinoids that illicit drugmakers produce further complicates the analysis. As shown here, the retention and selectivity of the Raptor Biphenyl column allow new drugs to be added to an existing method, providing labs with an important vehicle for improving efficiency and productivity.

Pesticide Screening and Testing Methodologies

March 27, 2019

Note discusses pesticide screening and testing using the QuEChERS method and LCMSMS

Dedicated Cannabinoid Potency Testing Using the Agilent 1220 Infinity II LC System

March 14, 2019

The Agilent 1220 Infinity II LC system offers reliable and robust profiling and quantification for 11 of the most commonly targeted cannabinoids found in marijuana (Cannabis Sativa) and products such as edible foodstuffs derived from the plant material. The method was tested and vetted on two independent 1220 Infinity II LC systems.

Microwave Digestion of Mixed Cannabis Products

March 07, 2019

This application note demonstrates the performance of the CEM MARS One for digestion of mixed cannabis containing products in a single run for elemental analysis.

Cost-Effective Decontamination of Cannabis and Hemp Extracts

March 07, 2019

Remove all pesticides and other contaminants from cannabis and hemp extracts without significant cannabinoid loss using proprietary, cost-effective KDM method.

Shelf Life Quantification of THC Formulations

March 07, 2019

The fast-paced and growing market of THC- and CBD-infused beverages provides several challenges for a formulator. Aside from working in an entirely new market with new materials, guidelines are not yet in place to monitor and regulate the potency of such beverages as they age – the destabilization of the oil inside of the beverage can create zones where the dosage is higher than in other regions. Chromatographic techniques require an invasive process to quantify this stability. Here, we will show how the Static Multiple Light Scattering technique utilized in the Turbiscan device can be used to quantify the volume fraction evolution of a destabilizing THC-infused emulsion and letdown beverage.

Meeting Canada’s and California’s Dynamic Cannabis Multi-Residue Pesticide Analysis Needs

February 22, 2019

LC-MS/MS multiresidue pesticide solutions meet cannabis testing regulationsMeets California and Canadian cannabis regulations on a single platform

Turning Green into Gold

February 22, 2019

Challenges in cannabis analytic method development. Effective and robust cannabis testing solutions.

Cannabis Oil-Don’t Let it Go Up in Smoke!

February 13, 2019

This application brief presents temperature and shear rate dependent viscosity data on two types of cannabis oils.

High Throughput Analysis of Cannabinoids by LC–UV

February 13, 2019

Cannabinoid Profiles on Raptor ARC-18 - High Throughput Analysis of Cannabinoids by LC-UV

Extraction of Pesticides from Cannabis

February 13, 2019

This application note demonstrates rapid automated extraction and LC/GC analysis of over 400 pesticides from cannabis flower.

Achieving the California Pesticide Regulations in Cannabis Using Optimized APCI and ESI Techniques

February 13, 2019

This report shows the analysis of the entire pesticide suite on the California List demonstrated by LC-MS/MS using two injections; one utilizing ESI and the other APCI

Fraction Finder for Distillation Monitoring

January 18, 2019

This white paper describes the Fraction Finder, a real-time distillation monitoring system that can identify the contents of liquid flowing through a tube in-situ and in real-time.

Cannabis Testing Labs Depend On Gas Generators

January 14, 2019

Note discusses the different equipment used by cannabis labs to test their samples and the need for on-site gas generation equipment in these labs.

Optimizing Decarboxylation in Cannabis Extract

January 14, 2019

This application note demonstrates the use of a PerkinElmer Spectrum Two with the UATR accessory to monitor the decarboxylation reaction in real time.

Increased Accuracy in Cannabinoid Sample Preparation

January 14, 2019

This application note demonstrates the performance of the Microlab 600 in the preparation of standards for cannabinoid analysis by HPLC.

Process Excellence in Cannabis Testing

November 14, 2018

This case study shows how a cannabis-testing lab, poised for growth in a relatively new industry, improved the efficiency of their workflow.

Sensitive Determination of THCCOOH in Hair

November 14, 2018

Analysis of THCCOOH is a common topic in hair analysis to obtain evidence of deliberate drug consumption and dispel any doubt of passive contamination through the air.

Increased Accuracy in Cannabinoid Sample Preparation

November 13, 2018

This application note demonstrates the performance of the Microlab 600 in the preparation of standards for cannabinoid analysis by HPLC.

Residual Solvents Analysis of Cannabis Concentrates

November 09, 2018

The application note demonstrates the use of headspace gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry detection to analyze residual solvents in cannabis concentrates

Analysis of Terpenes in Cannabis Using the Agilent 7697A/7890B/5977B Headspace GC-MSD System

October 25, 2018

This application note describes the analysis of 22 terpenes common to marijuana in under 6 minutes.

Residual Solvents and Terpenes by Gas Chromatography and Mass Spec

October 25, 2018

This presentation will discuss the Agilent systems and methodologies for the rapid and robust analysis of terpene and residual solvent in cannabis and cannabinoid samples.