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Determination of Residual Solvents in Hemp-Based Matrices Using Headspace GC-MS

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Manufacturers of hemp based consumer products want to ensure that they are using the best extraction method to isolate the desired components from the various plant parts. With a variety of solvents being used to ensure a complete extraction monitoring the residual solvents and gases is critical. This poster reviews the testing procedure to accurately determine residual solvents and gases in ground hemp plant, ground hemp seeds, hemp oil, and CBD isolate.

Authors:

John Schmitz, Lukas Vaclavik, Matthew Eckert, Katerina Mastovska
Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation, Inc., Madison, WI