Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

AOAC Approval Granted to Agilent for Method of Metals Analysis in Cannabis

November 10, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, November 10, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced that Agilent has received approval of an analytical method for the determination of heavy metals in cannabis. The method, OMA 2021.03, jointly […]

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New AOAC Proficiency Testing (PT) Programs for 2022

November 3, 2021

Listeria Environmental Swab PT Program (LS01): This program allows participating laboratories to report the presence or absence of Listeria and report the species identification if applicable to the laboratory. Along with […]

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August 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

August 12, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ETAOAC ERP for Microbiology Methods for Food and Environmental Surfaces ERP Co-Chairs: Michael Brodsky, Brodsky Consultants & Wendy McMahon, Mérieux […]

Cannabis, Training and Education

USDA Update on the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program

July 20, 2021

On March 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it had completed its review of the Final Rule establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The rule, effective as […]

Annual Meeting, Cannabis

CASP Meeting at the 2021 Annual Meeting

July 20, 2021

Saturday, August 28, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ETModerator: Christopher Dent, AOAC INTERNATIONAL Meeting Agenda Time Topic Speaker(s) 1:00 PM – 1:10 PM Welcome, Introductions, and Announcements David […]

Cannabis, Emerging Issues, Training and Education

Vape Testing 2021: Overview of Today’s Vape Science and Testing Methodologies for Cannabis & Hemp Labs

July 8, 2021

Free on-demand webinar Speakers: Manik Gudimani, Can-Lab, Michigan; Jeffrey Raber, The Werc Shop, California; Arnaud Dumas de Rauly, The Blinc Group & Chair ISO & CEN Vaping Standards Committees, New […]

Research Institute, Cannabis

AOAC Announces Six Test Kits Approved for Enumeration of Yeast and Molds in Cannabis

June 4, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, June 4, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that six test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower [9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) >0.3%] were granted Performance […]

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Analytical Methods Week Approvals

May 8, 2021

During the latest Analytical Methods Week, April 26-May 4, 2021, there were a number of different approvals from Expert Review Panels (ERPs) and Working Groups (WG). APROVALS DURING ANALYTICAL METHODS […]

Cannabis

Call for Methods: Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

March 8, 2021

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli […]

Cannabis

Call for Methods: Mycotoxin Screening Technique in Cannabis Plant Materials and Cannabis Derivatives

March 8, 2021

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Mycotoxin Screening Technique in Cannabis Plant […]

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February 2021 update: Cannabis Analytical Science Program

February 17, 2021

CASP’s working groups have been making significant progress. View the February update below, or view the full CASP newsletter > Cannabinoids in Consumables The Cannabinoids in Consumables Working Group, chaired […]

Cannabis, Training and Education

AOAC Training & Education: Chemical Contaminants in Cannabis

February 9, 2021

In this 90-minute free webinar, subject matter experts share insights into pesticide residue and mycotoxin method development, a US perspective on pesticide and mycotoxin testing, good manufacturing practices, and navigating […]

Cannabis, Training and Education

AOAC Training & Education: Microbial Contaminants in Cannabis

February 9, 2021

In this free 90-minute webinar, subject matter experts share insights into which technologies are suitable for what a lab is trying to accomplish, challenges faced in the cannabis micro lab, […]

Cannabis, Training and Education

AOAC Training & Education: Heavy Metals in Cannabis

February 9, 2021

In this free 90-minute webinar, subject matter experts share insights into regulating heavy metals in cannabis, heavy metal analysis, validation of various metals by microwave digestion and ICP-MS Analysis, and […]

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