Our experienced staff can test all hemp, CBD, and plant-based oil products, including raw plant material, extractions, infusions, and topicals. Visit our site to find out more. Potency testing looks at the total amount of cannabinoid content, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other phytocannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD), cannabigerol (CBG), and tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). Find out how Agilent can help you with potency analysis & testing methods.
Hemp & CBD Testing: Packages & Analyses
Since 1966, Badger Laboratories has provided our clients throughout United States with certified analytical services throughout multiple industries in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Our careful consultation and personal attention towards each client over the years has resulted in customer retention that we strongly value. Since 2019, our experienced staff has been dedicated to the Hemp and CBD market and can test all products including plant-based oil products, raw plant material, edibles, extractions, infusions, topicals and many other matrices. Standard turn-around time is 1-2 business days for potency and 3-5 business days for full panel testing upon arrival at our lab. We will match or beat any other labs pricing and discount bulk orders. We hope to hear from you and would be happy to serve you as one of our valued customers.
CANNABINOID PROFILE (POTENCY)
Badger Labs can analyze and report on your Certificate of Analysis that THC levels in Hemp and CBD products are at or below 0.3%. Your Certificate of Analysis will contain 11 cannabinoids including Total THC and CBD values.
Flower and Product testing both available. Testing includes: CBC, CBD, CBDA, CBDV, CBG, CBGA, CBN, THC-A, THCV, Δ8-THC and Δ9-THC, and are analyzed by Agilent 1220 Infinity II HPLC.
- Standard List: Includes As, Cd, Pb, Hg
- Full Scan: Includes 25 Metals
Heavy metal contamination can come from contaminated soil, fertilizers, or metals leached from the components in e-cigarettes or vaping pens. Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS), we can analyze your CBD, hemp, and other plant-based products for toxic heavy metals including lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury.
Heavy metals are analyzed by Agilent ICP-MS.
Badger Labs can test for total microbial counts of E. coli, Yeast and Mold, Aerobic Plate Count, Total Enterobacteria, and Salmonella in flowers and CBD products.
Microbial impurities are analyzed by plate count.
In addition to its impact on the sample weight, the stability of cannabis, and its susceptibility to negative factors such as mold growth, is affected by the moisture content of the sample. Badger Labs can test the moisture content of your sample to ensure you’re getting the most accurate analysis.
Badger Labs can analyze and detect biological contamination in products from mycotoxins, including Aflatoxins and Ochratoxins.
Mycotoxins testing includes: Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2 and Ochratoxin A, and is analyzed by Agilent Ultivo LC-QQQ.
Badger Labs testing meets or exceeds requirements for all states within the U.S. for potentially harmful chemicals including, insecticides, fungicides, and plant growth regulators. Seventy-two analytes from California’s regulatory list are included in the analysis.
Pesticides testing is analyzed by Agilent Ultivo LC-QQQ and includes:
- Carbaryl (Sevin)
- Dichlorvos (DDVP)
- Kresoxim methyl
- Methyl parathion
- Piperonyl butoxide
- Propoxur (Baygon)
Solvents can be introduced during the extraction or manufacturing of cannabis products. Badger Labs tests for all Category I and many Category II solvents.
Residual solvents testing is analyzed by Agilent Intuvo 9000 GCMS and includes:
Terpenes are important to the taste, smell, and stimulating effects of plant-based essential oils and other botanical products. Badger Labs tests for a comprehensive list of no less than 38 terpenes commonly found in cannabis plants and their related products.
Terpenes are analyzed by Agilent Intuvo 9000 GCMS and includes:
- Caryophyllene Oxide
- Fenchyl Alcohol
- Geranyl Acetate
- Sabinene Hydrate
CBD & HEMP PANEL
Full Panel includes:
- Cannabinoid Profile (Potency)
- Heavy Metals (Standard)
- Microbial Impurities
- Residual Solvents
*Custom panels can be quoted upon request
Samples can be delivered in-person to any of our 3 locations or shipped directly to our Stevens Point Laboratory. Download shipping instructions here. Standard turn-around time is 1-2 business days for potency and 3-5 business days for full panel testing. Please contact us at 715.544.4900 if you have questions or about the availability for expedited analysis.
CBD Oil Testing
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