This test determines the level of moisture within your sample to assess shelf stability.
Sample Sizes Required
Scope of Testing Package
Scope of TestMoisture Content and Water Activity
Testing MethodWater Activity Meter and a Moisture Balance
This screen will determine the sample’s moisture content and water activity, which can have a significant impact on microbial growth in your product. Moreover, this screen will help you better calculate your product’s dry weight, which is an important factor in determining accurate cannabinoid levels.
Why would I need this test?
Although water is a critical element in the cultivation process, post-harvest it can have a detrimental effect on your product, as it creates an environment that microorganisms need to thrive. Therefore, moisture content and water activity tests should be completed for any product that is intended for human consumption. Identifying the levels of water and moisture in your sample will uncover the potential for microbial contamination. Moreover, it will allow you to determine what your product’s dry weight will be.
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