Industrial Hemp and CBD

Industrial Hemp and Cannabidiol (CBD) Testing

ARL Bio Pharma tests industrial hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) to meet industry quality specifications.

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Sample Types

ARL has experience with a variety of sample types and tests:

  • Creams / Ointments
  • Nano Emulsions
  • Solutions
  • Extracts and raw powders
  • Edibles (consumables)
  • Isolates
  • Tinctures
  • Oils
  • Capsules

Potency Testing

This test measures the concentration of the active ingredient at a specific point in time.

  • Cannabidiol
  • THC


This test measures multi-pesticide residue.

Heavy Metals

This test measures products for Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury via USP<233>.

Microbiological Examination of Nonsterile Products: Tests for Specified Microorganisms <62>

ARL offers USP-level microbiological tests to determine the presence / absence of:

  • Candida Albicans
  • Escherichia coli (E. coli)
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Clostridium sporogenes
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Salmonella

Microbiological Examination of Nonsterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests USP <61>

Provides quantitative data on the total population of aerobic bacteria, yeasts, and molds in raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products.

Stability Studies

A stability study measures the extent to which a product retains, within specified limits, and throughout its period of storage and use, the same properties and characteristics that it possessed at the time of production.