How to Buy an ICP-MS for a Laboratory Analyzing Cannabis and Cannabis Products

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A checklist for buyers

Heavy metals analysis in cannabis and hemp products is necessary to ensure product quality and safety. Trace elements must be analyzed because the cannabis plant is known to accumulate heavy metals from the soil, including arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead. In addition to uptake from the soil, fertilizers and water sources can contain other elements such as cobalt, copper, manganese, and zinc, which can also accumulate in the plants.

Heavy metals analysis should be the most efficient and productive part of the laboratory test workflow. But how can you make sure you are asking the right questions when buying an ICP-MS for cannabis analysis?

Download this checklist now to learn about what to consider when purchasing an instrument that’s perfect for your lab, both now and in the future.

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