Analytical Cannabis

Measuring Heavy Metal Contaminants in Cannabis and Hemp by ICP-MS: Overcoming Real-World Challenges




As more heavy metals are added to list of elements cannabis labs test for, the challenges to measure them with good accuracy and precision will increase. So, it’s vital cannabis analysts get to grips with the leading method for analyzing all these elements: inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS).

Penned by heavy metal expert Robert Thomas, this How to Guide outlines the benefits of ICP-MS and the many ways analysts can use it well.


Download this How to Guide to learn the:

  • Many ways to reduce sources of errors when testing heavy metals
  • Benefits of using ICP-MS to test cannabis products
  • Details of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cannabis testing program