Understanding your Lab Report

By April 20, 2019 July 29th, 2019 education
Understanding your lab report

Are you new to hemp and CBD testing? Certificates of Analysis can be confusing to read. Here is our easy guide to understanding your lab report.

The Batch ID is provided by the client and is used for internal tracking or traceability of ingredients through the supply chain.
The Reported Date is the date our Quality Assurance department reviews the data and issues the CoA to the client.
This field identifies the type of sample that was provided.
This field identifies which test was selected.
Test ID is a unique identifier for the test per ISO 17025.
The Test Method field is the ID for the method used to perform the analysis.
The donut chart will display each compound that was tested. Inside the chart will be the total cannabinoids tested. For infused products, this will display the total CBD in milligrams in the product.
The Bar Chart displays, CBD, CBDA, delta-9 THC, and THCA.
We report 15 cannabinoids.
LOQ means, “Limit of Quantitation”. This is the lowest amount that we can accurately quantitate for each analyte. LOQ is determined by the weight of the sample and the dilution factor used to analyze the sample.
% refers to the percentage of cannabinoids found in the sample.
Our standard certificate of analysis reports in milligrams per gram.
Total Cannabinoids reports the total theoretical or “potential” amount of CBD and THC accounting for the decarboxylation of THCA and CBDA.
The date when the chemist prepared the data for reporting.
The date when the quality assurance analyst reviewed the chemist’s data and issued to the client.
This is our certification number for our ISO 17025 accreditation with A2LA.