MSC develops robust test methods for unique cannabis strains, additional compounds of interest (cannabinoids, terpenes, toxins, etc.), and other product types (resins, topicals, edibles, beverages, etc.) upon request.
|1. Pesticides (in dry cannabis flower and oil extracts)
|Detection and quantitation of regulated pesticides by LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS with LOQs meeting or exceeding Health Canada Requirements
Tests available for all 97 regulated pesticides or for only pesticides with established limits (LOQ).
|2. Potency (in dry cannabis flower and oil extracts)||Quantitation by HPLC-UV of 11 major cannabinoids: Δ9-THC, Δ8-THC, Δ9-THCA, THCV, CBDV, CBDA, CBGA, CBG, CBD, CBN, CBC.|
|3. Heavy Metals (in dry cannabis flower and oil extracts)||Quantitation of all regulated heavy metals by ICP-MS according to USP <233> (LOQs for inhalation drugs).|
|4. Loss on drying (in dry cannabis flower)||Loss on drying (LoD) using pharmaceutical grade vacuum ovens according to USP <731>.|
|5. Residual solvents (in cannabis oils)
|Detection and quantitation of the 28 most common residual solvents by LoD using pharmaceutical grade vacuum ovens (USP <731> method) & confirmation by GC-MS/FID with headspace autosampler for LoD results > 5000 ppm (USP <467>).|
|6. Aflatoxins (in dry cannabis flower and oil extracts)||Detection of aflatoxin by LC-MS/MS according to limits in EP for B1, B2, G1 and G2 for herbal drugs (2.8.18).|
|7. Terpenes (in dry cannabis flower and oil extracts)||Quantitation of 30 terpenes by GC-MS/FID.|