Understanding Cannabis Testing

Chemical Profile

The Emerald Test (Potency in Solution) The Emerald Test (Potency in Hemp Bud)

Cannabinoid Profile


Cannabinoid profile (i.e. potency) is used to assist medical professionals, healthcare providers, and consumers in determining the appropriate dosage for optimal patient care. We use ultra high performance liquid chromatography coupled with UV detection (UHPLC-UV) to measure a variety of cannabinoids.

Required Potency Tests
Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Δ9THC
Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid THCA
Cannabidiol CBD
Cannabidiolic Acid CBDA
Cannabigerol CBG
Cannabinol CBN
Additional Potency Tests*
Tetrahydrocannabivarin THCV
Cannabidivarin CBDV
Cannabidivarinic Acid CBDVA
Cannabigerolic Acid CBGA
Cannabichromene CBC
Cannabicyclol CBL
* As additional analytical standards are made available cannabinoids will be added.