All the common questions about Allora Labs services.
What is cannabis testing?
Cannabis testing is the process of analysing cannabis and derivatives to determine their composition, quality and safety.
Why is it important to test cannabis and derivatives?
The analysis of cannabis and its derivatives is important to understand the composition and ensure safety and quality.
What are the different cannabis products that can be tested?
Flowers, concentrates, edibles, tinctures, creams or topics can be analysed, vape cartridges and more.
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What are the different types of analysis of cannabis and derivatives?
There are several types of analysis to ensure the quality and safety of cannabis and its derivatives. Potency analysis, terpene analysis, residual solvents and microbiological analysis, among the most important. Each analysis guarantees a parameter of quality and safety of cannabis.
What are the advantages of testing cannabis and derivatives?
The benefits of testing cannabis and derivatives include ensuring that products are safe and of good quality, providing accurate information about its composition and identifying possible contaminants and/or external additives.
What are the different types of contaminants that can be tested?
The main contaminants that are analysed in cannabis are residual solvents, heavy metals, pesticides and mycotoxins.
What is potency testing and why is it important?
Potency testing is the process of measuring the composition and concentration of cannabinoids in a cannabis product. It is of utmost importance because it provides accurate information on the strength and concentration of a product.
What is terpene analysis and why is it important?
Terpene analysis is the process of identifying and measuring the concentration of terpenes in a cannabis product. It is important because terpenes play a key role in both aromatic and effects of a certain product.
What is residual solvent analysis and why is it important?
Residual solvent analysis is the process of measuring the concentration of trace solvents used in the extraction process. It is important because residual solvents can be harmful if they are consumed in large quantities.
How to test cannabis and derived products
How do I prepare my samples for analysis?
Samples should be stored in airtight containers to avoid any type of contamination. Samples must be correctly labelled. If you need to store your samples, place the containers containing them in a cool place and dark with temperatures not exceeding 20°C.
How much sample material is needed to do an analysis?
For cannabinoid and terpene analysis:
Flower: 1 gram
Hashish and other extracts: 0.6 grams
Oils/tinctures: 1 millilitre (1 gram)
Vaping cartridges: whole cartridge
For edibles and other samples, as well as for other types of analysis send an email to email@example.com detailing the list of ingredients.
Can I prepare my samples one day before shipping?
We recommend that you send your samples at the time of packaging. However, it is possible to store the samples in a cool, dark environment, such as a refrigerator, for a couple of days.
What is the deadline for delivery of test results?
The delivery time of the test results is usually 3 working days after receipt of the sample in our laboratory.
How can I access my test results?
Test results are sent by email and can be accessed online through our secure portal, through a web browser or with QR code.
What payment methods are available?
You can pay with bank transfer, credit card and Paypal.
What shipping methods are available?
You can send your sample with our safe and efficient door-to-door shipping service, also through other courier services or drop it off in person in Barcelona.
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Collection & Delivery
Get your results within 3 work days upon arrival of the samples in our laboratory.