A Hawaii News Now investigation found that many of the cartridges would be banned in other US states for failing to meet safety standards.
The substance is the first compound of its kind to be banned in the US state under the new regulatory powers.
Biota Biosciences, a Seattle-based CBD oil manufacturer and distributor, is voluntarily recalling several of its products after receiving a warning letter from the FDA last month.
Quality management and compliance-based activities are a way of life in the cannabis testing lab, says Kim Ross.
The cannabis testing company hopes that by being transparent about its experience it can help other cannabis businesses navigate Covid-19 outbreaks.
According to a Florida state department, a sample of a Kore Organic Watermelon CBD oil tincture, produced by Summitt Labs, contained 4.7 parts per million of lead.
CBD is more popular than ever in the UK, but its testing standards are hardly high, say the ACI.
In the second part of his series, Rob Thomas details the many ways heavy metal contaminants can make their way into cannabis plants.