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Cannabis PT Scheme

EPTIS factsheet 697264 | Last revision 2020-07-16 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts697264 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts697264

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Product groups Consumer products
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Hemp oil Analysis of active ingredients -
Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) -
Cannabidiol (CBD) -
Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) -
Cannabinol (CBN) -
Cannabichromene (CBC) -
Cannabigerol (CBG) -
Cannabicyclol (CBL) -
Cannabidivarin (CBDV) -
Cannabidivarinic acid (CBDVA) -
Analysis of terpenes -
(-)-α-Bisabolol -
α-Humulene -
α-Pinene -
α-Terpinolene -
β-Caryophyllene -
β-Myrcene -
(1S)-(-)-β-Pinene -
(-)-Caryophyllene oxide -
R-(+)-Limonene -
Linalool -
Analysis of pesticides -
A selection of 15 pesticides from the list in APPENDIX I of Cannabis PT Scheme description -
Analysis of mycotoxins -
Aflatoxin B1 -
Aflatoxin B2 -
Aflatoxin G1 -
Aflatoxin G2 -
Total Aflatoxins -
Ochratoxin A -
Simulated dried cannabis plant material Analysis of elements -
Total Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Lead (Pb) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Calcium (Ca) -
Magnesium (Mg) -
Potassium (K) -
Sulphur (S) -
Phosphorus (P) -
Detection -
Salmonella spp -
Microbiological Quality -
Total Aerobic Microbial Count -
Detection and/or enumeration -
Staphylococcus aureus -
Coliforms -
Yeast & Mould -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Please see current application form and scheme description for additional information
Regularly operated Yes (2 round per annum)
Year of first operation 2020
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green
BL9 0AP Bury, Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597 https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597
Mrs Nicola Armstrong
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Email: axiopt@lgcgroup.com axiopt@lgcgroup.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5