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Useful Information

Here you will find some useful information relating to our CBD testing service. If you have any further questions please not hesitate to contact us.

Contents:

  1. Medic Pro Test Certificate (Certificate of Analysis) Example
  2. Accreditation Status by Product Category
  3. Additional Testing Services
  4. Sample Requirements
  5. How Best to Package Samples for Despatch
  6. Despatch Address
  7. Turnaround Time
  8. Payment Methods
  9. Looking for full regulatory support?

1. Medic Pro Test Certificate (Certificate of Analysis) Example

 

Click here to view an example of the Accredited Medic Pro Test Certificate for a typical CBD oil.

 

Special features of the test certificate:

 

  • Accreditation status of the lab and THC test, where applicable.
  • Test method and Limit of Quantification (LOQ) or Limit of Detection (LOD), where applicable.
  • Clearly presented THC and CBD results, where applicable.
  • QR Code*: Authenticate the certificate by scanning the embedded QR code. (added on request)

 

*QR code authentication terms and conditions: QR code authentication is not added as standard but added at the specific request of client. Please note that we cannot guarantee confidentiality of results with QR authentication and we accept no liability. If you have any concerns, do not request QR code authentication and request alternative options to authenticate certificate. Requesting QR code confirms that you agree to these terms and conditions.

2. Accreditation Status by Product Category

 

All products are tested at an accredited ISO 17025 laboratory but not all product types can be tested to ISO 17025 accreditation standards. This generally applies to novel product categories such as gummy bears, CBD cosmetics and CBD patches. In this case, the product is tested under best endeavour conditions.

 

Below is a list of those products that can be tested at the accreditation standard and those that cannot. Note: All products are tested at an accredited ISO 17025 lab but not all tests will be in scope of accredited.

 

In scope of accreditation:

 

  • CBD or hemp oil; full spectrum or broad spectrum
  • Isolate
  • Plant fibre
  • Drinks (not encapsulated CBD)
  • Gummy bears
  • Cosmetics

 

Out of scope:

 

  • CBD patches
  • Unusual or novel products
  • Encapsulated CBD
  • Foods

This list is not exhaustive.

 

Nanoparticle & encapsulated CBD: Currently, we are unable to test this product category

 

3. Additional Testing Services:

 

The following additional testing services are available (not included in the cannabinoid test packages):

 

  • General screening by TD-GCMS @£295/sample
  • Heavy metal analysis by ICP-MS @£95/sample

 

Note: A separate sample is require for general screening and metals testing.

 

4. Sample Requirements:

 

Optimum testing: 25g (liquids/solids)

Minimum: 5g (liquids/solids)

Providing minimum (5g) may lead to changes in LOQ or accuracy of test. Client is responsible for providing optimum sample quantity.

General screening & heavy metal test requires separate 10ml / 5g sample each.

 

5. How best to package samples for despatch

 

  • Use a securely fastened plastic bottle or container
  • Protected from light (non-transparent)
  • Padded envelope

 

Recommended Royal Mail despatch methods:

 

  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed™
  • Royal Mail Tracked 24®
  • Royal Mail Signed For™

 

6. Despatch Address:

 

Despatch address shall be confirmed at point of order.

 

7. Turnaround time

 

Approx 15 working days from the time it reaches the lab which is typically one day after it arrives at Medic Pro. For bulk testing, please allow 2-3 extra working days. Subject to change – please see service email with latest turnaround times. Turnaround time not guaranteed.

 

8. Payment Methods

 

We accept credit, debit cards, Paypal and bank transfers. Surcharge may apply.

 

9. Looking for full regulatory support?

 

Basic regulatory support is provided as part of the testing service. For comprehensive support, please see our monthly plans and pricing here.