The right tests for where you distribute
Trying to keep tabs on each state’s requirements can be tedious and confusing, with some states changing their regulations at different points during the year. At SC Labs, we’ve made it easy for you.
The SC Labs difference
Fast Data Delivery
With hemp testing in California and Colorado, we have instrument redundancy and the capacity to deliver most test results within 2-3 days.
Need help with state compliance? Want help getting into a mainstream retailer? We’re here to untangle and cross reference what tests are required vs. desired.
Our team of customer service, tech support, and account managers will be with you throughout the process. Need a cross-functional meeting with science, regulatory, and business experts at the table? Yes, we can do that too.
As SC Labs is a Registered Hemp Testing Laboratory under California’s Department of Food and Agriculture, California hemp businesses that produce industrial hemp, finished, and unfinished industrial hemp products can count on us for their compliance testing as well as quality control testing.
Colorado may have the strictest hemp testing requirements in the country but our team is equipped to help hemp businesses meet regulations. SC Labs a Colorado-certified hemp testing laboratory with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE) and has worked with many Colorado companies over the years. As a result, we can provide you with a roadmap to help you navigate the state’s regulatory landscape.
California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas
Available in states as permitted
National and International
Hemp regulations vary considerably across state lines, making it especially difficult to ensure full compliance. SC Labs’ National Hemp Compliance Panel is designed to help hemp businesses ensure regulatory compliance nationwide with unparalleled ease and convenience. Distributing internationally? We have many clients that utilize our Trace THC cannabinoid method to prove international compliance.
To ensure your data is as accurate and reliable as possible, SC Labs has sample size requirements for each test conducted on each product type. These requirements may vary from laboratory to laboratory and your product type, so be sure to speak with your account manager to ensure successful sample submission.
Hemp Test Packages
|Package Name||Minimum Weight|
|Basic QA Package - Flower||12 g|
|Basic QA Package - Product (Concentrate)||11 g|
|Basic QA Package - Product (Infused)||21 g|
|Hemp Safety Panel - Standard - Flower||15 g|
|Hemp Safety Panel - Standard - Inhalable Product||9 g|
|Hemp Safety Panel - Non-Inhalable Product||21 g|
|Comprehensive QA Panel - Flower||16 g|
|Comprehensive QA Panel - Product (Concentrate)*||15 g|
|Comprehensive QA Panel - Product (Infused)||25 g|
|Pre-Harvest Hemp Potency Analysis||5 g|
Individual Test Panels
|Panel Name||Minimum Weight|
|Cannabinoids - Concentrate||1 g|
|Cannabinoids - Infused||10 g / 10 mL|
|Cannabinoids - Flower||5 g|
|Trace THC - Infused||10 g|
|Trace THC - Concentrate||5 g|
|Trace THC - Flower||5 g|
|Terpenes - Pure Terpenes / Essential Oils||1 g|
|Terpenes||Same as Cannabinoids|
|Pesticide Panel - Comprehensive||2 g|
|Pesticides Panel - Standard||2 g|
|Pesticides Panel - Basic||2 g|
|Micro Extraction||10 g|
|Residual Solvents Panel - Comprehensive||1 g|
|Residual Solvents Panel - Standard||1 g|
|Heavy Metals||2 g|
|Metals Panel -Trace Elements||2 g|
|Hop Latent Viroid Testing||2" stem or 1 full fan leaf|
|Vitamin E||1 g|
|Microbiological Panel - Comprehensive||8 g|
|Microbiological Panel - Expanded||6 g|
|Microbiological Panel - Standard||6 g|
|Moisture Content||4 g|
|Water Activity||2 g|
A la Carte Microbiological Assays
|Microbiological Assay Name||Minimum Weight|
|Aerobic Bacteria||2 g|
|Bile-Tolerant Gram-Negative Bacteria||2 g|
|Campylobacter Spp||2 g|
|Candida Albicans||2 g|
|E. Coli||2 g|
|Listeria Monocytogenes||2 g | 10 g|
|Psuedomonas Aeruginosa||2 g|
|Salmonella||2 g | 25 g|
|Salmonella + STEC (Micro2)||2 g|
|Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli (STEC)||2 g | 25 g|
|Staphylococcus Aureus||2 g|
|Staphylococcus Spp||2 g|
|Total Yeast and Mold||2 g|
|Yersinia Spp||2 g|
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SC Labs National Hemp
1301 S. Jason St, Unit J
Denver, CO 80223
P: (888) 800-8223
M-F: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.