In February, Colorado adopted new requirements for hemp-derived products. The rules are in effect as of April 14, 2021 and the testing requirements commence July 1, 2021.
The testing updates include additional residual solvents, heavy metals, micro-organisms an extended list of pesticides.
Columbia Laboratories currently offers the standards in-house and is working to validate each profile, per matrix, by the July deadline.
“We already meet the pesticide requirements for hemp extracts, since we offer the Health Canada testing requirements,” Jen Stiles, Cannabis Operations Manager. “By July we will be ready to meet all the Colorado requirements for each product category.”
As the states align with one another and other countries, Columbia Laboratories continues to advance in-house testing capabilities to meet the various needs of the market- while maintaining the quality data our clients deserve.
In-house regulatory testing profiles include California, Health Canada, Oregon, EU LOQs.
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