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Simple and Accurate Quantification of THC and CBD in Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Edibles

Published: Feb 05, 2021   

Accurate measurement of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) in samples with high fat content such as chocolate, brownies and cookies is a key testing requirement. Chocolate is a complex matrix, rich in protein, fat and cocoa, making it difficult to analyze. Accurate quantification of Δ9-THC and CBD ensures that the products meet an evolving regulatory landscape and it is paramount for legal considerations, safety reasons and to ensure proper labeling. 

Download this app note to discover a simple and optimized procedure to grind chocolate, extract cannabinoids and quantify them by LC/UV as well as:

  • Optimize sample clean-up with simple, yet effective, filtration
  • Reduce HPLC maintenance
  • Increase lab productivity

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