Cannabis Pesticide Testing
Pesticide Cannabis Screening
Pesticides are compounds that can aid the growth of plants like cannabis by killing pests like insects, weeds, or small animals. While pesticides can prevent unwanted damage to plants and food products, some are very harmful to consumers. We are here to both help you understand the risks involved in using various pesticides and to make sure that you know the pesticide levels your plants have been exposed to.
Pesticides can be difficult to remove. Sometimes, even after a product has been fully processed, it still contains pesticide residues. This is true for cannabis flowers, extracts, edibles, and more. Pesticide limits may vary from state to state, but they are very important to adhere to, and they’re even more stringent if you want to certify your product as organic.
Origo Labs screens material at 3 important stages: before extraction, after extraction, and the end product. Our tests detect all of the most commonly-used pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, and plant growth regulators. We use industry-leading methods including High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with a Triple Quad Mass Spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) and Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS). With our comprehensive screening process, you’ll know exactly how much pesticide residue remains pre-extraction, post-extraction and in the final product.