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Cannabis Laboratory Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 2 Cannabinoid Final Report

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Author(s)

Andrea Yarberry, Melissa M. Phillips, Walter Brent Wilson

Abstract

NIST launched a Cannabis Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (CannaQAP) in 2020 to assist laboratories in demonstrating and improving cannabis (hemp and marijuana) measurement comparability and competence. CannaQAP provides tools that allow analysts and laboratories to assess how their methods perform relative to the community and to an accepted value. Exercise 2 of CannaQAP focused on the determination of cannabinoids (Δ9-THC, THCA, total THC, CBD, CBDA, total CBD, and up to 13 additional cannabinoids), moisture, and toxic elements (As, Cd, Co, Cr, Mo, Ni, Pb, Se, U, Mn, Be, V, and Hg) in cannabis plant material.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8519
Report Number
8519

Keywords

Cannabinoids, cannabis, CannaQAP, hemp, marijuana, moisture

Citation

Yarberry, A. , Phillips, M. and Wilson, W. (2024), Cannabis Laboratory Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 2 Cannabinoid Final Report, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.8519, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=957499 (Accessed July 16, 2024)

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Created June 25, 2024