Cannabinoid Testing at Fera

Cannabinoid Testing at Fera

Providing a full range of services and support to businesses across the Medical Cannabis and CBD sectors. 

With validated methods for cannabis-based products to ensure quality, safety, and efficacy.

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Consumer Cannabinoid Products

Accurate analysis of CBD products is essential to ensure they meet required levels of quality and potency and there are no safety concerns in respect to THC, CBN, pesticides, mycotoxins, heavy metals, residual solvents or microbial contamination

Medical Cannabis Sector

We are experts in conducting specialised tests for flower, extracts, soil and water. Our accredited testing processes provide accurate results, empowering providers to confidently introduce safe products to the Medical Cannabis market.

What is CBD?

The term "CBD" is an acronym for cannabidiol, the second most abundant chemical in cannabis. CBD is one of the many cannabinoids that are found in cannabis and hemp plants. The most abundant cannabinoid is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is classed as a psychoactive drug. Modern marijuana flowers may contain about 10% to 35% THC, while hemp contains only about 0.3%.

Our services designed for you

Fera has been testing Hemp for many years for THC and this knowledge together with our scientific expertise and our range of high-quality analytical instrumentation means we are able to analyse most products for CBD content and cannabinoid profiling using a range of methods appropriate to the matrix. Fera is a UKAS accredited laboratory and almost all the tests that we offer are covered under our UKAS accreditation scope (or under our flexible UKAS scope).

Cannabinoid Profiling by LCMS

We quantify a range of 13 cannabinoids (including THC and CBN) in your products by LC-MS/MS. This allows our experts to provide rapid and expert advice to enable customers to act on the information provided.

Cannabinoid Profiling by HPLC

We can quantify the level of CBD in your product using HPLC (UKAS accredited for oil products). For purity check and CBD content in excess of 70%, we offer qNMR testing.

Research & Development

We can help to ensure that you provide all the necessary evidence, compliance data and risk assessments to satisfy the requirements of the regulatory authority.

Products we can help you with

Oils | Isolates | Gels | Confectionary | Soft Beverages | Cosmetics | Plant Material & Seeds

Not sure which test you need? book a call with us today!


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Expert Team

 Fera boasts a team of exceptional individuals strategically positioned to provide optimal solutions. Our commitment involves ongoing investments in our people, empowering and supporting them to deliver services of the highest quality.

Katharina Heinrich - Higher Analytical Chemist

Mark Harrison - Analytical Chemist

Dr Adrian Charlton - Principal Scientist (Chemical Safety)

Joe Humphreys - Business Development Manager

Take A Tour of the Thomson Suite - One of the Largest Mass Spectrometry Suites in the UK 

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