What is it?

The Emerald Test

Inter-Laboratory Comparison and Proficiency Test for Cannabis Testing Labs

The Emerald Test™ is an Inter-Laboratory Comparison and Proficiency Test (ILC/PT) program for cannabis testing labs. It brings to the cannabis industry a well-established standard for testing in the environmental, food, pharmaceutical, water, and petrochemical testing industries. Through the participation of labs around the world, the ILC/PT helps establish an industry benchmark for cannabis testing.

State regulatory agencies use proficiency testing programs for laboratory certification and accreditation. Accreditation ensures accurate testing for cannabis quality and safety by evaluating laboratory performance in the production of quality dependable data.

The Emerald Test™ is offered twice each year (though individual PT’s are always available).