App Notes

Real-Time Nutrient Diagnostics During Cannabis Cultivation

September 11, 2018

Cannabis uptakes elements during cultivation - nutrients and heavy metals. Learn how pXRF quickly, easily and nondestructively monitors them in media and plant tissues.

Novel Cannabis Extraction

September 05, 2018

A QuEChERS method is typical for pesticide analysis, but cannabis can show lower recovery than other products. An improved extraction and clean-up method using extraction and dSPE combined with heat and pressure increases efficiency and analyte recoveries.

ICP-MS Analysis of Heavy Metal Contaminants in Cannabis Flower

August 27, 2018

This note explores the applicability of the ICP-MS technique to the detection of the “Big Four” heavy metals in digested cannabis flower samples for compliance with local and state regulation.

Quantitation of Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 and Ochratoxin A in Cannabis by HPLC

August 27, 2018

This application note presents information on adding a fluorescence detector to an integrated HPLC system as a new, powerful method for detecting mycotoxins in cannabis.

Removal of Purple Pigmentation from Cannabis

August 17, 2018

This application outlines a QuEChERS extraction procedure for the removal of purple pigmentation and subsequent analysis of 5 mycotoxins and 47 pesticides in cannabis.

Increased Accuracy in Cannabinoid Sample Preparation

August 16, 2018

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

Cannabinoid Process Purification by CPC

August 14, 2018

AECS has 25 years of experience in liquid-liquid chromatography. Instruments dedicated to CBD, THC, CBG, CBDA, etc, sold Europe and Americas for research and process.

Meet Pesticide Regulations in One Method

August 09, 2018

This application note describes methodology to meet all of California’s regulations on pesticides and mycotoxins in a single method utilizing LC/MS/MS technology.

A Single Method for California Pesticide and Mycotoxin Regulations

July 17, 2018

This application note introduces a unique single method for simultaneous pesticide and mycotoxin analysis meeting all California regulations utilizing only an LC/MS/MS.