How to Ensure Laboratory Compliance in Your Cannabis Testing Lab

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 1pm EDT | 12pm CDT | 10am PDT Is your method accurate, precise, and reliable run after run? How do you know if your data are good and your laboratory records defensible?

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Event Overview/Abstract:

Cannabis is a new and popular industry with potential for exponential growth over the coming decade. As the industry continues to mature, regulations surrounding its quality are expected to become more stringent. This webinar will discuss the basic principles needed to ensure that laboratory data are both compliant and defensible according to ISO 17025 and current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP). The webinar will also cover the differences between method validation, verification, and modification. The instrumental method validation process will be reviewed step-by-step and will include the documentation necessary for methods to be approved by ISO-17025:2017 auditors as well as most other regulatory bodies. Tips and tricks for successful validations are provided. Topics covered include:

  • Data Integrity
  • Instrument Qualifications
  • Method Validation
  • Method performance parameters like accuracy, precision, linearity, LOD, LOQ, and robustness
  • ISO-17025:2017 Documentation

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Fundamentals of data integrity
  • Importance of instrument qualifications
  • Understand why and when a method needs to be validated
  • Elements of method validation
  • Tips and tricks in method validation

Who Should Attend:

  • Laboratory personnel working in compliant laboratories and/or requiring reliable and accurate analysis data.
  • Testing facilities of cannabis-derived products (Hemp or Marijuana)
  • ISO 17025 accredited labs


Donna Payne
Analytical Chemist, Quality Systems Manager ISO 17025:2017 certified food lab
CEO AnalytEval

Growing up in South Florida, Donna Payne wanted to be a scientist from age 9. She graduated from the University of Miami with a BS in Chemistry. Donna attended graduate school at the University of South Florida in Tampa, earning an MS degree in Physical Analytical Chemistry. She gained invaluable experience in Quality Assurance working on the manned space program as well as other aerospace and defense programs. Donna spent 17 years as a professor of Chemistry at two colleges in the Houston, Tx, area and has managed a private, ISO-17025:2017 certified analytical food lab for the last 6 years. She specializes in analytical method development and method validation.

Matthew Abrahms
Americas Compliance Application Expert
Agilent Technologies

Matt Abrahms is a laboratory compliance specialist focused on instrument qualifications and computer system validation. He is a frequent speaker at Agilent’s compliance seminars and is the author of Agilent’s cannabis compliance whitepaper series. He has performed over 100 instrument qualifications in a GMP environment and works closely with Agilent’s customers to comply with new regulatory updates. As a specialist he collaborates with Agilent’s solutions unit and service teams to ensure the quality of Agilent’s compliance delivery.

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