THC Testing

    Highlighted Applications

    Recreational marijuana use is currently legal in many regions around the world, it also remains illegal in many areas, which also requires testing. Because of this, it is increasingly important for laboratories to develop accurate testing methods for THC and its related compounds in biological matrices.

    This video highlights some of our solutions for THC analysis.

    THC Structure

    LC-MS/MS Solutions for THC Analysis

    Simple and effective sample prep protocols for cleanup of bloodurine, and oral fluid samples that produce reliable results, and are automation compatible.

    THC extraction from whole blood

    THC extraction from urine

    THC extraction from oral fluid 

    GC-MS Solution for THC Analysis

    Simple and fully automatable extraction of carboxy-THC from urine and whole blood, following base hydrolysis prior to GC/MS analysis. These methods deliver high, reproducible recoveries without the need for complex sample pre-treatment.

    THC extraction from whole blood

    THC extraction from urine

    THC in Alternative Matrices

    Alternative matrices such as hair and finger nails are increasingly popular for THC analyses, as sampling is non-invasive compared to traditional urine or blood samples.  These matrices can also provide an indication of longer term drug exposure.

    THC and metabolites from hair samples

    THC and metabolites from nail samples


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