In-Process Research & Developement Testing

R&D In-Process Testing

Many factors are involved in cultivating and producing quality cannabis products. Our research & developement  and in-process testing services provide you with important information throughout cultivation and manufacturing that enable you to achieve your intended end product. This valuable testing can also alert you to developing problems that may cause a failure in one of the many mandatory compliance tests.

  • Nova Analytic Labs can provide “In Process” or “R&D” testing on your crop and/or product throughout the process before it is ready for compliance testing in its “final form”.
  • We can analyze components used in the cultivation and processing of your product to ensure the purest quality ingredients.
  • We are able to perform quality checks on your soil, water and other environmental factors that could contribute to product contamination.&

At Nova Analytic Labs, we fully comprehend the intricate challenges and significant costs entailed in developing unique cannabis products. The journey from seed to end product is filled with various critical factors that require close attention and careful management.

Our specialized Research and Development and in-process testing services are specifically designed to furnish you with vital information throughout the cultivation and manufacturing stages. This continuous tracking and data-driven approach enables you to maintain control over the development process and ultimately achieve your intended end product.

These essential testing procedures not only guide you to success but also help you avert potential roadblocks. By identifying developing problems that could result in a failure in one of the many mandatory compliance tests, we help you mitigate risks in advance.

  • Before your product reaches its final form and is ready for compliance testing, Nova Analytic Labs can perform “In Process” or “Research and Development” testing. This is done throughout the cultivation and processing stages, allowing you to ensure your product remains on the right path,
  • We also pay meticulous attention to the individual components used in your product’s cultivation and processing. Through a rigorous analysis, we ensure that your product is composed of the purest quality ingredients, setting a solid foundation for a high-quality end product.
  • Our quality checks extend beyond the product to its environment as well. We evaluate the quality of your soil, water, and other environmental factors that could contribute to product contamination. These comprehensive tests help safeguard your product against external threats and ensure its integrity.

We analyze the components involved in the cultivation and processing of your cannabis products. This includes conducting comprehensive quality checks on your soil, water, and other environmental factors that might lead to product contamination.

  • Cannabinoid Profiling: Our laboratory is equipped with advanced technology to profile up to 20 cannabinoids, ensuring a clear understanding of your product’s potency.
  • Terpene Profiling: We use GC-MS technology to profile up to 58 terpenes, offering detailed insights into your product’s aroma and flavor profiles.
  • Microbiological Testing: We perform comprehensive microbial analyses and tests for other pathogens and indicator organisms, guaranteeing product safety and quality.
  • Pesticide Residue Screening: Our facility screens for a wide range of pesticides, including specialty compounds such as glyphosate.
  • Residual Solvent Testing: Utilizing Headspace GC-MS technology, we test for a variety of solvents to ensure the integrity and safety of your product.
  • Heavy Metals Testing: We use ICP-MS technology to test for arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury. More comprehensive metals and minerals testing is available upon request.
  • Mycotoxin Testing: Our laboratory conducts tests for aflatoxins and ochratoxin A, helping ensure your product is safe from these harmful compounds.
  • Foreign Material Testing: We excel in performing filth and foreign material analyses, ensuring your product’s purity and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Moisture & Water Activity Testing: We routinely conduct moisture and water activity tests to verify the stability and quality of your product.
  • Shelf Life Testing: We offer real-time and accelerated shelf life studies to determine potency and microbial degradation over time.
  • Who are the Quality Assurance (QA) and Research and Development testing services designed for Nova Analytic Labs? Our QA and Research and Development testing services cater to a diverse range of clients, including cultivators, extractors, dispensaries, manufacturers, medical patients, and qualified caregivers.
  • What is the benefit of these QA and Research and Development testing services? The testing results from these services aid in the significant improvement of your internal processes and product quality. You’ll receive a Certificate of Analysis (COA) that clearly indicates what you need to improve more precisely.
  • What kind of tests do you conduct in your Research and Development and in-process testing? Our Research and Development and in-process testing cover a wide spectrum of parameters. These include potency testing, terpene profiling, residual solvents, pesticides, heavy metals, microbial testing, and analysis of cultivation and processing materials.
  • How often should I have Research and Development and in-process testing conducted? The frequency of Research and Development and in-process testing is dependent on your specific needs and goals. However, we recommend frequent testing throughout the cultivation and manufacturing processes. This approach allows for the earliest possible identification and rectification of issues that may affect the quality of the end product.
  • What is involved in the state compliance testing process at Nova Analytic Labs? For state compliance requirements, we follow a regimented process that includes sample collection, documentation, analysis, and result submission to the OCP, Office of Cannabis Policy.
  • Who is eligible for the state compliance testing? State compliance testing is only open to licensed distributors or microbusinesses, as per the state regulations.
  • Do you provide customized testing services based on our specific needs? Yes, at Nova Analytic Labs, we understand that each cannabis producer has unique needs. We can tailor our testing services to meet your specific requirements.
  • Why is environmental testing necessary? Environmental factors can greatly impact the quality of your cannabis crops. Contaminants in soil or water can negatively affect the growth and potency of your plants, and consequently, the quality of your end product. It’s therefore crucial to monitor these factors closely.
  • Why should I choose Nova Analytic Labs as my cannabis testing solution? Choosing Nova Analytic Labs provides you with an all-in-one cannabis testing solution. We offer a broad range of services and a transparent, uncomplicated process, safeguarding your goods’ quality and your brand’s reputation. We’re committed to providing premium results and quality service.
  • How does Nova Analytic Labs support its clients beyond testing services? Nova Analytic Labs is more than just a testing facility. We consider ourselves a committed partner in your journey towards creating exceptional cannabis products. We support you at every step, from cultivation and processing to quality control and compliance testing.