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Cannabis Testing Menu


At SC Labs, we help streamline the testing process, bridging the gap between quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) and regulatory compliance. Driven by customer-centric innovation, our suite of solutions provides critical tools to cultivate, manufacture, and distribute cannabis products.

What can we test?

SC Labs can test cannabis flowers, concentrates, leaves, e-liquids/vape oils, crystallized isolates, as well as liquid and solid infused products such as coconut oils, tinctures, and edibles. Don’t forget about your inputs! We test beeswax, rolling papers, chocolate, food additives, terpenes, environmental inputs like soil, and more.

If you need a product tested that doesn’t fall within this list, contact us. It’s likely that we can test that too! Looking for hemp testing? Check out our Hemp/CBD Testing Menu instead.

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Contact us today for more information and to receive pricing on our full suite of cannabis testing services.

Cannabinoid Analysis

SC Labs continually adds analytes to our cannabinoid panel to meet state requirements. The assays are performed on high-performance liquid chromatography with diode-array detection (HPLC-DAD). Total THC and Total CBD are calculated on our certificates and are both corrected for decarboxylation.

Cannabinoids Test Panel

  • Δ8 THC
  • Δ9 THC
  • Δ10 THC (6aR,9R isomer)
  • Δ10 THC (6aR,9S isomer)
  • Exo-THC
  • THCa
  • THCV
  • THCVa
  • CBD
  • CBDa
  • CBDV
  • CBDVa
  • CBC
  • CBCa
  • CBG
  • CBGa
  • CBL
  • CBN

Terpenes Analysis

SC Labs analyzes 22 of the most prominent terpenes that gives cannabis its unique scent and effect. Learn about Terpene Analysis.

Terpenes Test Panel

Reports 22 analytes in Colorado.

  • α-Bisabolol
  • Camphene
  • Δ3-Carene
  • β-Caryophyllene
  • Caryophyllene Oxide
  • p-Cymene
  • Eucalyptol
  • Geraniol
  • α-Humulene
  • Isopulegol
  • d-Limonene
  • Linalool
  • Myrcene
  • cis-Nerolidol
  • trans-Nerolidol
  • Ocimene
  • ß-Ocimene
  • α-Pinene
  • β-Pinene
  • α-Terpinene
  • γ-Terpinene
  • Terpinolene

Pesticide Analysis

SC Labs’ pesticide and plant growth regulator analysis utilizes Triple Quad Mass Spectrometers (LC/MS/MS). Learn about Pesticide Testing.

Pesticides Test Panel – Colorado

Reports 28 pesticides Colorado cannabis regulations (MED).

  • Abamectin
  • Azoxystrobin
  • Bifenazate
  • Bifenthrin
  • Boscalid
  • Carbaryl
  • Chlorpyrifos
  • Clothianidin
  • Dichlorvos (DDVP)
  • Dimethoate
  • Dinotefuran
  • Diuron
  • Etoxazole
  • Imazalil
  • Imidacloprid
  • lambda-Cyhalothrin
  • Malathion
  • Metalaxyl
  • Myclobutanil
  • Permethrin
  • Propiconazole
  • Pyriproxyfen
  • Spinosad
  • Spiromesifen
  • Spirotetramat
  • Tebuconazole
  • Thiabendazole
  • Thiamethoxam

Mycotoxin Analysis

Our mycotoxin analysis utilizes Triple Quad Mass Spectrometers (LC/MS/MS).

Mycotoxins Test Panel

Reports 6 analytes.

  • Aflatoxin B1
  • Aflatoxin B2
  • Aflatoxin G1
  • Aflatoxin G2
  • Total Aflatoxins
  • Ochratoxin A

Residual Solvent / Processing Chemicals Analysis

SC Labs’ residual solvent analysis utilizes gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Learn about Residual Solvent Analysis.

Residual Solvents Test Panel – Colorado

Reports the 13 solvents (15 analytes) per Colorado cannabis regulations (CDPHE).

  • Acetone
  • Benzene
  • Butane
  • Ethanol
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Heptane
  • Hexane
  • Isopropanol
  • Methanol
  • Pentane
  • Propane
  • Toluene
  • m-Xylene
  • p-Xylene
  • o-Xylene

Elemental Impurities Analysis

SC Labs’ elemental impurities (heavy metal) analysis utilizes inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS).

Elemental Impurities Test Panel – Colorado

Reports 4 analytes per Colorado cannabis regulations (CDPHE).

  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Lead
  • Mercury

Microbiological Contaminant Analysis

Analysis is conducted either by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and fluorescence detection of microbiological contaminants or by plating using 3M™ Petrifilm™ and plate counts of microbiological contaminants. Learn about Microbial Impurity Testing.

Rush options are unavailable for these selections, as one or more organisms included use a plating test method which requires specific incubation times.

Microbiological Contaminants Test Panel – Colorado

Reports 5 organisms following Colorado cannabis regulations (CDPHE).

  • Aspergillus spp.
    (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus)
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC)
  • Total Yeast and Mold

Water Activity Analysis

Our water activity analysis determines the ratio of the vapor pressure of water in cannabis or cannabis products to the vapor pressure of pure water. Water activity measurements are determined from a calculation of relative humidity.

Water Activity Test

Results are displayed in units (aW) from 0 to 1.0.

HLVd and Viroid Analysis

Analysis is conducted by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) this analysis. Learn more.

HLVd Test Panel

Reports 1 analyte.

  • Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd)

Expanded Viroid Test Panel

Reports 3 analytes.

  • Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd)
  • Lettuce Chlorosis Virus (LCV)
  • Cannabis Cryptic Virus (CCV)