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Analytical Testing

Ensuring a  Comprehensive Understanding of Your Cannabis Product

Bringing a cannabis product to market through your chosen regulatory pathway requires an in-depth understanding of its chemical composition, interactions with excipients, and the effect it has on the people who use it.

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Scientists Testing Cannabinoids in modern laboratory

Comprehensive Cannabinoid Testing Services 

Whatever your medicinal cannabis, hemp, or CBD product testing requirement, we have the scientific expertise to build a comprehensive testing strategy to ensure regulatory compliance and a full chemical understanding of your raw materials, excipients, extracts, concentrates, or finished product. 

  • Cannabinoid Potency Testing for cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), as well as cannabinol (CBN) and cannabigerol (CBG).
  • Terpene Profile Testing. The Terpenes profile can affect the product's taste, aroma, and consistency.
  • Pesticide and Mycotoxins Testing
  • Residual Solvents Testing
  • Heavy Metals and Nutrients Testing
  • Microbial Contaminants Testing
  • Vitamin E Acetate Testing
  • Oils, Tinctures, E-liquids, and Flower Testing
  • Vape and Aerosol Testing 
  • Particle size distribution (Cascade Impaction and Laser Diffraction)
  • Physicochemical analysis, i.e., pH, moisture content, appearance, density/ viscosity, etc.

Cannabinoid Analytical Testing Services

Analytical Method Development and Validation

Stability Storage and Analysis

Cannabinoid Sample Analysis and Characterization

Product Assessment

Analytical Method Development and Validation

Developing and validating analytical methods in line with your project needs. Including the efficient technical transfer of methods from in-house facilities or other laboratories to help accelerate a project and ensure reduced development time. Rectifying technical issues with existing methods.
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Cannabinoid Testing Services Resources

Learn more about how we can help bring your medicinal cannabis or CBD product to market through our high-quality analytical testing services.


Cannabis Services

Enhancing the positive reputation of cannabis by accelerating safe, efficacious, and high-quality cannabis products to a regulated market. Learn more about our cannabis services. 

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Whitepaper: Does CBD Really Harm the Liver?

Both the FDA and EFSA have raised several concerns about CBD as supplements and as an ingredient in food and drinks, citing potential liver damage as a possible side effect. Is CBD really that toxic to the liver? To find out, toxicologist Cristelle Santos looks at the scientific evidence.

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Whitepaper: A Summary of the Legal Status and Regulatory Pathways to Market for Cannabinoid Products in the UK Market

Broughton summarises the regulatory pathways available for cannabinoid products in the UK market and the legal requirements for each potential market route. 

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Whitepaper: Review of the degradation pathways of cannabinoids, the potential impact on medicinal and consumer products, and discussion of mitigation solutions

In this whitepaper, Broughton discusses the susceptibility of cannabinoids to degrade and summarizes the main degradation pathways of the primary cannabinoid products on the market; tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD). 

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Whitepaper: The importance of the human endocannabinoid system when developing therapeutic cannabis products

To develop cannabis products that can both enhance the quality of life of cannabis users and comply with current and future regulations, we believe that fi rst we need to understand what cannabis is, how people use it, and how it affects the human body and mind. This white paper aims to provide essential but concise information about these areas, supported by scientific evidence.

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Medicinal Cannabis and CBD Services

Learn more about our UK and EU Novel Food Application scientific consultancy and analytical testing support.

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Cannabinoid Industry Insight and Expert Opinion

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