Residual Solvent Screening

The retail marketplace for infused products is ever-growing. Therefore patients and other users must feel secure using these products and know that they are free of all harmful residual solvents. Extreme care must be taken during extraction to ensure that these products are free from residual solvents, which can have adverse effects on the patients' or users' health.

GCA Labs will analyze concentrates manufactured products for harmful levels of residual solvents and report results using a Gas Chromatograph with unique sampling capability and sophisticated detectors. The testing will include the complete list of mandated residual solvents:

  • 1, 2-Dichloroethane
  • Acetone
  • Acetonitrile
  • Benzene
  • Butanes
  • Chloroform
  • Ethanol
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Ethyl Ether
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Heptane
  • Hexanes
  • lsopropyl Alcohol
  • Methanol
  • Methylene Chloride
  • Pentanes
  • Propane
  • Toluene
  • Trichloroethylene
  • Xylenes