Cannabis Testing

Cannabis Testing

The cannabis market has become an emerging industry in North America since the onset of legalization. With the rising demand of the drug, quality testing of cannabis to meet regulations is essential. For cannabis testing, including potency, pesticides, heavy metal, mycotoxin, or residual solvents, SpectraLab Scientific carries HPLC, GC, MS, ICP-MS, and other equipment that you need. Whether you are a dispensary or a grower, analysis of your products is crucial for quality and safety. Our affordable instruments are fully refurbished and tested and we provide warranty, installation and support. SpectraLab Scientific provides you full analytical packages at a low price.

Cannabis Testing Applications:

  • Cannabinoid Characterization
  • Mycotoxins
  • Pesticides and Herbicides
  • Residual Solvents
  • Terpenes
  • THC Potency
  • Heavy Metals
  • Molds and fungi
Analytical Equipment for Cannabis Testing:
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
    HPLC systems are used for mycotoxin screening and potency testing. They can measure the amount of THC, THCA, CBD, CDBA, and CBN. This procedure can also be used for the original plant material potency testing and THC/ CBD ratio calculations.
  • Gas Chromatography (GC)
    Like HPLC, GC systems can be calso used to quantify the potency of cannabis. GC does not detect THCA or CBDA directly, but can still measure total THC and total CBD. GC is generally considered faster and simpler than HPLC. For positive identification of each cannabinoid, GC-MS is an option.
  • Mass Spectrometry (MS)
    MS systems are used to test for residual solvents such as herbicides, pesticides, water, butane, carbon dioxide, ethanol and other solvents. Residual solvents can be measured by headspace analysis with GC and flame ionization detection (HS-GC-FID). GC-MS can also be used for terpenoid profiling.
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)
    ICP-MS systems are used to test for heavy metal contaminants such as lead, mercury, cadmium, chromium, arsenic, and more.
  • Atomic Absorption (AAS)
    Like ICP-MS, AAS systems are also used to test for heavy metal contaminants.

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High Performance Liquid Chromatography Systems

  • Shimadzu Prominence HPLC Systems


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  • Agilent 1200 Series HPLC system with G1311A Quat Pump and G1315B DAD


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  • Hitachi Transgenomic HPLC System


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Gas Chromatography Systems

  • Agilent 6890N Network GC System (G1540N)


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  • Agilent Intuvo 9000 GC System G3952A


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  • Agilent 7890A GC System with FID and CTC PAL Combi-xt


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Mass Spectrometers

  • Agilent 7200 Accurate-Mass Q-TOF GC/MS (G3851A) with Agilent 7890B and 7693A


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  • Agilent G6540A UHD Accurate-Mass Q-TOF LC/MS with 1260 HPLC System


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  • Agilent 6530 Accurate-Mass Q-TOF LC/MS G6530A


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Inductively Coupled Plasma MS

  • Agilent 7500 Series 7500a ICP-MS G3151B


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  • Agilent 7500cx Series ICP-MS G3272B


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  • Agilent 7500c Series G3155A ICP-MS with Agilent ASX-500 Autosampler


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Atomic Absorption Spectrometers

  • PerkinElmer AAnalyst 800


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  • PerkinElmer AAS PinAAcle 900Z with Furnace Autosampler AS900 and Furnace Cooling System


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  • PerkinElmer AAnalyst 600 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer


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