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What is the best and fastest way to measure your cannabinoid products’ THC potency and CBD potency? B/R’s Near Infrared analyzers (a.k.a. The Gummy Gun) can instantly examine gummies, edibles, tablets, vape juice, and more. Measuring CBD and THC in edibles such as gummies can be time-consuming and error-prone. The most common method is to dissolve the edible in a solvent and then complete an HPLC […]

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What’s the best way to measure THC, CBD, and more in real-time during CO2 extraction? The answer is Near Infrared. Save Time and Money with Near Infrared (NIR) Finding the best-operating conditions for your extractor can be a slow process. Extracting CO2 from cannabis presents some unique challenges – specifically with THC-a. How do you […]

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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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CBD products are marketed with low THC content (Low T CBD) or no THC content (T Free CBD). However, removing the psychoactive THC from the CBD can be a challenge. THC remediation involves the removal or degradation of unwanted THC from CBD. Delayed monitoring is most commonly used when a sample is collected, diluted, and then […]

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Curious about Near Infrared THC/CBD Measurement? Read on to learn the basics. Near Infrared Near Infrared or NIR light is in the 700 to 2500 nm range.  Various chemical bonds such as N-H, C-H, O-H absorb different wavelengths and amounts of NIR.  These absorption peaks can be used to measure the concentration of a particular […]

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THC Remediation is naturally a very important topic. For legal and medicinal reasons, CBD products should contain very little to no THC. However, separating THC from CBD takes a fair amount of work. This is because the two are very similar on a molecular level. One way to be sure that THC has been remediated […]

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