Cannabis Testing

Innovate Phytoceuticals currently offers validated, standardized, Health Canada approved testing for cannabis and cannabis products. See what's included in our cannabis packages.

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Analytical Testing

Potency/Cannabinoid Profiling

15 Canabinoids: CBD, CBDA, CBN,  CBGA, CBG, CBL, CBDVA, CBDV, CBL, CBCA, Δ9THC, Δ9THCA, Δ8THC, THCV, THCVA and Total CBD & Total


46 Terpenes: α-Pinene, Camphene, β-Pinene, Sabinene, β-Myrcene, Phellandrenes, 3-Carene, α-Terpinene, o-cymene, D-Limonene, Eucalyptol, Ocimenes, Sabinene hydrate, γ-Terpinene, Terpinolene, Fenchone, Linalool, Fenchol exo-, Camphor, Isoborneol, Borneol, dl-Menthol, α-Terpineol, γ-Terpineol, Citronellol, Nerol, Pulegone, Geraniol, Geranyl acetate, α-Cedrene, β-Cedrene, Caryophyllene, cis-β-Farnesene, α-Humulene, Valencene, cis-Nerolidol, trans-Nerolidol, Caryophyllene oxide, Guaiol, Cedrol, β-Eudesmol, α-Bisabolol, Phytol I, Phytol II, Selina 3,7(11)-diene, Germacrene B


Health Canada required 96


Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2 & Ochratoxin A 

Heavy Metals

Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead, Antimony and total Chromium (III & IV)

Residual Solvents

48 Residual Solvents: 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane, 2,3-Dimethylbutane, Triethylamine, Methanol, 3-Methylpentane, Heptane, 2-Methylbutane, n-Hexane, Ethylene glycol, Pentane, 1-Propanol, Toluene, Ethanol, Hexane, 1-Pentanol, Ethyl ether, 2-Butanone, Ethylbenzene, Acetone, Ethyl acetate, m-Xylene, 2,2-Dimethylbutane, Chloroform, p-Xylene, Isopropanol, Cyclohexane, o-Xylene, Acetonitrile, Benzene, Dimethyl sulfoxide, Methylene chloride, Acetic acid, Tridecane, 2-Methylpentane, Iso-Octane, Methyl acetate, tert-Butylmethyl ether, Methylethyl ketone, 1-Butanol, 2-Butanol, 2-Methyl-1-propanol, Isopropyl acetate, 3-Methyl-1-butanol, Isobutyl acetate, Butyl acetate, Propane, Butane & Iso-Butane 

Moisture Content 

Loss on Drying

Foreign Matter

 Evaluation of extraneous materials such as metals, wood or plastic pieces, filth, insect parts

Fatty Acid Analysis

Palmitic acid, Oleic acid, Linoleic acid, γ-Linolenic acid, α-Linolenic acid & Stearic acid 

Ingredient Indentificaiton/Quantification

Caffeine, Methyl Salicylate, Menthol & Carsonic Acid 

Other Tests

Flavonoid Analysis, pH & Acid Value, Total Fatty Acids, Density, Specific Gravity, Refractive Index, Viscosity & Solubility

Microbial Testing

Microbial Contaminants

UPS & EUR methods for: Total Yeast & Mould, Total Aerobic Count, Escherichia coli (E. coli), Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella spp., Bile Tolerant Gram Negative (Enterobacterial Count), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Clostridium spp, Listeria spp, Candida spp, Aspergillus spp.


Molecular Testing

DNA-based Early Plant Sexing

Male, female, hermaphrodite 

Plant Pathogen Detection 

Powdery Mildew (3 spps), Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Fusarium/Root Rot, Hop Latent Viroid, Cannabis Cryptic Virus & Lettuce Chlorosis Virus

Quality Control & Stability Testing

Shelf Life Testing

Determination of finished product shelf life in either real time or accelerated conditions

R&D Services

Tissue Culture Banking & Fresh Tissue Culture 

Gene Expression

Genomic Manipulations & Strain Development

Seed Banking

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