North Coast Analytical

North Coast Analytical

North Coast Analytical’s team is rallying around more stringent microbial testing for hemp grown for flower, as it can have the same contaminant issues like marijuana. When it comes to hemp testing, guidelines tend to be even looser, as federal regulations simply require pre-harvest cannabinoid potency testing. For now, the North Coast team is advocating for all cannabis companies to test their products for harmful pathogens, especially aspergillus, which can cause fever, chills, a cough with blood, and shortness of breath.

North Coast Testing Labs

The mold grows on cannabis buds, and its presence has been proven to cause severe illness in cannabis users. cannabis dispensary magazine reports that at a time when public health is in the limelight, the team at North Coast Testing Laboratory LLC, based in Streetsboro, Ohio, is advocating for more stringent microbial testing requirements from states to prevent people from getting sick from harmful yeast and mold on marijuana products. North Coast analyzes and quantifies 11 cannabinoids, using a Shimadzu HPLC UV for potency testing of hemp biomass (including flowers) and all varieties of concentrates and infused products.