Inter-laboratory variation has been studied extensively. Here, ideas on how to improve the situation are presented, particularly standardizing sample preparation methods.
Brian C. Smith
An introduction to the basic concepts of instrument calibration and a look at how instruments are calibrated, how to measure their quality, and more.
Applications of a quantitative mid-infrared spectrometer for hemp farmers, hemp extractors, state regulators, and law enforcement are discussed.
An introduction to these techniques and an analysis of their advantages and disadvantages for potency analysis.
A number of causes of hemp testing insanity are documented such as different states using different THC measures to determine legality, lack of representative sampling, and more.
What changes need to be adopted in our industry to make the transition to the pharmaceutical industry testing paradigm?
Cannabis laboratories can get different results on identical samples. In this article, the author explains solutions to those problems.
Too often, cannabis laboratories get different results on the same sample. There are a number of causes and solutions. In this installment, the problem is presented along with its causes.
Cannabis distillate samples spiked with known amounts of pesticides were submitted to five cannabis testing laboratories—here are the results.
Learn why your sample needs to be stable, homogeneous, and representative of the batch from which it is taken.