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Pesticide Analysis Identification Criteria: Remember That Thing Called Retention Time?

Setting analyte identification parameters is important and will play a large role in just about everything else especially determination of limit of detection, limit of quantitation and false positive/false negative rates. This seems straightforward because, of course, you must be able to identify your pesticides. Although parameters include retention time matching and mass spectral data, setting the actual criteria for your parameters will allow you

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Shedding Light on ATP Testing

Whatever part(s) of the cannabis production and processing industry you are invested in, there is a question that will go a long way towards quality assurance and product safety concerns: “How do we define clean?” Environmental factors in processing facilities can have far reaching effects on the quality of your final product, and even longer lasting effects on your brand image. This is of extreme

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QR Coded Class A Laboratory Glassware – An Easy Time Saver For Your Lab!

The Usual: Your laboratory is engaged in work so important that you absolutely must have Class A calibrated volumetric glassware, such as a cylinder or flask, made of the finest materials in an ISO approved factory. This glassware is an investment for you, and you pay attention to information on the printed certificate of calibration included with the product. This certificate is necessary to support

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Are You Testing for Vitamin E Acetate?

While the cause of a recent outbreak of vaping-related illnesses has not been officially defined, health authorities are focusing on Vitamin E acetate as the potential culprit. It’s believed that vitamin E acetate was used as a diluent for a large number of the vaping cartridges linked to the respiratory illness cases. While Vitamin E acetate is commonly found in dietary supplements and cosmetics, it

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What Science Say About CBD

In honor of National CBD Day, we’ve laid out the facts for you below. What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-euphoria causing (often mischaracterized as ‘non-psychoactive’) compound found in the cannabis plant that accounts for up to 40% of its extract. Hemp-derived CBD oil is manufactured from high-CBD, low-THC hemp, unlike most medical marijuana products which are typically produced from plants with high concentrations

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​Choosing The Right Digital Inspection System & Hand Tools for Cannabis Inspection

Choosing the right Digital Inspection system can be confusing. There are many different types of systems available today at price points ranging from $150 to over $10,000. It is important to clearly establish what functions you expect the system to perform and what you hope to accomplish with the system. A microscope for cannabis will help visualize Trichome development. (Trichomes are miniscule, glassy hairs covering

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