cannabis

Quantitation of Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 and Ochratoxin A in Cannabis Using Integrated HPLC with a Fluorescence Detector

Due to the high level of matrix complexity of cannabis products, mycotoxin testing in cannabis is very challenging. This study by Shimadzu focuses on developing a powerful detection method using an Integrated HPLC system that allows cannabis testing labs to confidently report concentrations below regulatory limits – Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2 combined to 20 ppb and 20 ppb for Ochratoxin A alone.

You can read the study here.

New FREE Webcast Takes Much of the Mystery Out of the Analytical Analysis of Cannabis

With the rise of the cannabis industry, there has been a lot of interest in creating high-quality cannabis QC testing labs. That’s why the analytical experts at Shimadzu created this webcast.

This detailed webcast will lead you on a deeper examination of QC analysis of cannabis products. Dr. Clifford will discuss how to conduct accurate analysis of all types of cannabis products – from edibles to sublingual oils to topical ointments.

As an attendee, you will:

  • The types of tests you need to perform
  • The best instrument to use for each test
  • The science behind the instruments
  • How to prepare samples for the best results.

Watch the Seminar Today!

Shimadzu are hosting a cannabis symposium

Shimadzu and select industry partners are planning a symposium for cannabis laboratory personnel at the end of March.

Experts from six organizations will be discussing topics such as medical cannabis, women in the cannabis industry, sample preparation, cannabis processing, quality data, investments and instruments for testing potency, terpenes, pesticides, residual solvents, heavy metals, moisture content, and mycotoxins.

The symposium will be held on March 30, 2017 in Columbia Maryland. There are no costs and lunch will be provided.

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