This safety test screens for the presence of heavy metals in your product.
Sample Sizes Required
Beverages, Chocolate, Syrup, Candy
Capsules, Oil, Tablets, Honey
Topicals, Trim, Tinctures
Cartridge, CO2 Extract, Crystalline
Distillate, Kief, Extract
Scope of Test
Heavy MetalsSilver, Barium, Chromium, Selenium, Mercury, Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic
Testing MethodInductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
This test will screen product for heavy metals like arsenic and cadmium, which can be harmful to human health. The analysis will provide the exact presence and concentration of each heavy metal detected. The presence of each metal must be shown to be below the allowable limit in micrograms, which varies from metal to metal.
Why would I need this test?
Hemp plants are uniquely adept bioremediators. This means they pull elements from their growth medium (soil, water, etc.) at a high rate. As a result, heavy metals can bioaccumulate in the plant structures that are consumed or used in the production of concentrated cannabis products and MIPs. Screening products for heavy metals helps ensure consumer safety.
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