Raw Material Acceptance Criteria

 

Test

Method / Pharmacopeia

Specification

Physical Identity of product Visual Report Results
Foreign matter inspection Microscopy Absence of foreign materials
EP<2.8.2>
Total Moisture Content Loss on drying USP <921> Report Results
EP< 2.2.32>
Total Delta -9- Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Report results
Total Cannabidiol (CBD) High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Report results
Pesticides Health Canada Protocol Health Canada Limits per the Cannabis Act
Arsenic EPA 200.2 / US EPA 200.8 / EP 2.4.20 <1.96 ppm
USP <232><233> <1.96 ppm
Mercury EPA 200.2 / US EPA 200.8 / EP 2.4.20 < 0.1 ppm
USP <232><233> <4.06 ppm
Lead EPA 200.2 / US EPA 200.8 / EP 2.4.20 < 5.0 ppm
USP <232><233> <1.96 ppm
Cadmium EPA 200.2 / US EPA 200.8 / EP 2.4.20 < 1.0 ppm
USP <232><233> <1.26 ppm
Aflatoxins (B1+B2+G1+G2) EP <2.8.18> < 4 ppb
USP <2021> < 20 ppb
Aflatoxin B1A EP <2.8.18> <2 ppb
USP <561> < 5 ppb
Total Aerobic Count EP <2.6.12> < 500,000 CFU/g
USP <2021> / USP <61> <100,000 CFU/g
Total Yeasts and Mold count EP <2.6.12> < 50,000 CFU/g
USP <2021>/ USP <61> <1000 CFU/g
Bile Tolerant bacteria EP <2.6.31> / EP <2.6.13> < 10,000 MPN/g
USP <2021>/ USP <61> < 1,000 MPN CFU/g
Escherichia coli EP <2.6.31> / EP <2.6.13> Absent in 1g
USP <2022>/ USP <62> Absent in 10g
Salmonella species EP <2.6.31> / EP <2.6.13> Absent in 25g
USP <2022> / USP <62> Absent in 10g