How Cannabis Smoke Analysis Can Prevent the Next Vape Crisis
The vape crisis was the outbreak of E-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury. It was linked to the toxic organic compounds that are formed when vitamine e acetate and other compounds found in vape oils are exposed to heat. The crisis demonstrated the need for aerosol analysis if want to ensure the safety of consumers in the industry.
As different cannabis products have differing potency levels, knowing the potency of a product is important for determining the correct dosage. Currently, chromatography is used for potency testing of cannabis products. We teamed up with Agilent to show that FTIR spectroscopy can also be used to further enhance these testing processes.