Presenter: Arun Apte, CEO at CloudLIMS
Venue: 2018 Cannabis Science Conference, Portland USA
Abstract: Cannabis, being a consumable product, needs to be screened for pathogens, pesticide contamination, and other adulterants. Therefore, cannabis testing laboratories test cannabis-based products to ensure that it is free from hazardous contaminants. Testing laboratories have acquired accreditation for ISO 17025 to demonstrate technical competency, assure accuracy of test results and implement an efficient quality assurance system. The primary reason for some of US states to have mandated ISO 17025 accreditation for cannabis testing laboratories is consumer safety. Some of the benefits of ISO 17025 compliance are as...