Episode 5

Published on:

21st Dec 2021

S4 E05 - Analytical Lab Testing Of Cannabinoids, With Ryan Bellone Of KCA Labs

Ryan Bellone, Commercial Director of KCA Labs, joins us to discuss analytical lab testing of cannabinoids. We go deep into the instruments and methods used to accurately identify and quantify the compounds present in a sample. We also get into analytical standards, how they're produced, and the uphill battle the lab testing industry is fighting to create the standards needed to test all the new cannabinoids hitting the market.

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About the Podcast

The Modern Extractor
Professional extractors talk extraction!
The Modern Extractor is a podcast about the processes, equipment, and science found inside a cannabis extraction laboratory. Season one focuses on the process of ethanol extraction and post processing into either distillate or isolate. Season two focuses on hydrocarbon extraction and the craft concentrates that it can produce. Each episode digs deep into a particular stage in the extraction and finishing processes, and we discuss the various approaches with industry expert guests. Episodes are released in an order which follows the work flow through a lab, following material closely through the process from cultivar to concentrate.