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The Latest Products for Microbial Testing in Cannabis

As cannabis regulations continue to evolve, so do the technologies and products designed to provide definitive results and to safeguard consumers. Here are a few of the latest microbial testing products.

The Hamilton HPLC Applications Library: A Resource for Cannabis Testing Solutions

We recently spoke with Adam Moore PhD, HPLC Applications Chemist at Hamilton Company, to learn more about the exciting applications of the company’s HPLC technologies in the rapidly growing cannabis and hemp testing industries.

Key Considerations for Microbial Contaminants Testing in Cannabis

Molecular methods such as quantitative polymer chain reaction (qPCR) have gained significant momentum for use in microbial testing of cannabis. Here are a few key considerations for use of these methods and commercial kits.

Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check Aspergillus RT-PCR Kit Achieves a Major Milestone: AOAC INTERNATIONAL Approval and Certification

Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check Aspergillus RT-PCR Kit, which detects pathogenic species of Aspergillus in cannabis flower and concentrate, meets the strict certification criteria specified by the AOAC standards testing organization.

PerkinElmer® Cannabis Testing All-In-One Solutions

Whether your lab is well established or just starting up, having a single-source partner who can offer turnkey solutions that meet the current regulations is essential to a successful business.

On-the-go Potency Testing for the Modern Cannabis Operation

The modern cannabis lab is constantly evolving, and new portable testing solutions are making a budding appearance.

This Year’s 420 Cannabis Holiday is like No Other

From a rocky past year to a brilliant outlook, this year’s 420 cannabis holiday marks a unique time in the industry

Innovative New Products for Cannabis Extraction and Particle Analysis from FRITSCH

We caught up with Melissa Fauth, President and CEO, and Jeff Scott, Business Development Manager, to learn more about the exciting new PULVERISETTE 11 Knife Mill and ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT Particle Analyzer instruments.

Cannabis Laboratory Product Trends in the New Year

We take a moment and examine a few new product trends that will help the industry gain stronger footholds in the new year and beyond.

Cannabis and Chocolate: Analytical Testing Challenges and Progress

Recent work has shed light on the basis of chocolate sample interferences in potency testing of cannabis edibles.

3 Important Considerations in Cannabis Contaminants Testing

We discuss three “C”s of contaminants testing – complexity, compliance, and costs, and the importance these bear on the success of operations.

LECO Instrument Solutions for Cannabis Moisture Analysis

The study, “Determination of Moisture/Loss on Drying in Cannabis by Various Analytical Techniques”, sheds light on the use of new automated instrument solutions for superior accuracy, precision, and throughput across a range of cannabis sample types.

Hot Spots in the World of Medicinal Cannabis Development

Solubility, stability, dose release, and bioavailability — progress in these areas is essential for the effectiveness of cannabis formulations, and the future of cannabis drug development.

The Microlab 600: A Liquid Dispensing Innovation

The Microlab 600 is a unique dispensing technology that enables semi-automation of common, high-precision liquid handling and sample preparation tasks in the lab – simply and efficiently.

Emerging Product Solutions for a New Cannabis Landscape

The post COVID-19 landscape will incorporate new tools designed to address challenges in both the lab and the field -- technologies that may be essential as we move to higher standards of safety, efficiency, and automation.

Cannabis Consumables and Critical Advancements in Testing Standardization

Analytical methods standards organizations such as AOAC International are making significant headway in providing scientists and laboratories with consensus-driven, verified processes for universal food safety testing.

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