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Measuring CBD and THC in edibles such as gummies is time consuming and error prone. The most common method is to dissolve the edible in a solvent followed by HPLC analysis. Getting the gummy dissolved is a pain and running the HPLC takes time and an experienced operator. Near Infrared analyzers (a.k.a. The Gummy Gun) […]

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The cannabinoid decarboxylation step is performed differently in nearly every lab. To create certain products, THCa, CBDa, CBGa, and many other cannabinoids must all get decarbed. Why and how does Decarb happen? One example is that CO2 extractors often decarb the biomass to improve their efficiency and yield. A second is when some manufacturers prefer […]

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With the explosion in popularity of Delta-8 THC, many different methods of creating a legal D8 product came about. Nearly all SOPs in use employ an acid to convert CBD to Delta-8 THC.  One thing all methods have in common is that Delta 9 THC is an intermediate product. This becomes one of the trickiest […]

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GMP asks the question: How do we know that the distillation equipment is operating correctly? A well designed set of GMP documents will ensure that all aspects of the equipment are installed, operating and performing correctly along with supporting documents. This assurance gives us confidence that the distillates made by the distillation system are consistently […]

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Water-solubles in your distillate can gum up the works. Along with reducing your potency, they cause color in the final product and leave behind sludgy residue when distilling. Most extractions bring some water-soluble components into the extract. These components come from the cells in the plant. Even butane or CO2 extractions can pull some. With […]

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Solvent recovery is an essential part of any hemp or cannabis lab. Whether you extract with a liquid solvent or winterize, you will need a method of bulk recovery.   Not to be confused with solvent recycling, solvent recovery is the process of removing the vast majority or all of the solvent in your crude […]

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