Spring 2017 Test

ENROLLMENT & SHIPPING

Enrollment for the Spring 2017 Test is open from Monday, March 20 to Friday, April 7 at 5pm EST. Purchasing any of the Emerald Tests automatically enrolls you in the program. All tests require Overnight Shipping, which is included in the price of the test. All tests will ship overnight on Monday, April 24.


THE TESTS

The Spring 2017 Emerald Test offers a broad range of tests to meet a lab’s internal and regulatory needs.

potency test
The Potency Test is comprised of a 5-part cannabinoid matrix in 1mL of Acetonitrile. The test contains 0-1000 µg/mL of THC, THC-A, CBD, CBD-A, and CBN.
pesticide test

The Pesticides Test is comprised of the following 22 analytes in a matrix, with quantities ranging from 0-1000 ng/g:

  • Abamectin
  • Acequinocyl
  • Azoxystrobin
  • Bifenazate
  • Bifenthrin
  • Cyfluthrin
  • Daminozide
  • Etoxazole
  • Fenoxyocarb
  • Imazalil
  • Imadacloprid
  • Malathion
  • Myclobutanil
  • Paclobutrazole
  • Permethrin
  • Pyrethrins
  • Spinosad
  • Spiromesifen
  • Spirotretsamat
  • Thiamethoxam
  • Tebuconazole
  • Trifloxystrobin
residual solvents

The Residual Solvent Test is offered in 2 parts for stability.

Dimethylacetomide Hemp Oil Matrix
  • n-butane 0-1000μg/mL
  • iso-butane 0-1000μg/mL
  • benzene 0-1000μg/g
  • m-xylene 0-1000μg/g
  • p-xylene 0-1000μg/g
  • o-xylene 0-1000μg/g
  • toluene 0-1000μg/g
  • n-heptane 0-1000μg/g
  • n-hexane 0-1000μg/g
  • methanol 0-1000μg/g
  • ethanol 0-1000μg/g
microbial test panel 1
The Microbial Panel 1 Test is a 4 individual sample panel for quantitative determination of APC, Coliform/E.coli, Yeast/Mold, and Enterobacteriaceae. Each vial is to be hydrated with 10mL of Butterfield’s Buffer prior to analysis. Panel 1- Samples are prepared with natural hemp leaves and flowers inoculated with organisms of interest. Supplied in lypholized format for stability.
microbial panel 2
The Microbial Panel 2 Test is a 3 sample panel for qualitative identification of salmonella spp. in hemp. One of these samples is positive for salmonella. Two of the samples contain non-pathogenic, non-salmonella species.
 heavy metals test

The Heavy Metals Test is offered in 2 parts.

Part 1 in Solution:
for Cannabis Marijuana Heavy Metals
Part 2 in Hemp:
for Cannabis Heavy Metals
  • aresenic 0-50μg/mL
  • cadmium 0-25μg/mL
  • lead 0-25μg/mL
  • mercury 0-10μg/mL
  • aresenic 0-50μg/mL
  • cadmium 0-25μg/mL
  • lead 0-25μg/mL
  • mercury 0-10μg/mL

Submitting and reporting

Once labs complete the tests, the results will be submitted though an online portal. Labs will then receive an email with a link with embedded credentials to securely input their results (instructions included in your shipment). All labs must submit their results by 5pm PST on May 5. All submitted data was then transferred to AOCS (American Oil Chemists Society) for processing and analysis using ISO 13528:2015 software and standards for ILC/PTs.

Questions?

For questions about the Emerald Test, please call Kirsten Blake at 805-235-5353.