Instrumentation for Heavy Metals Analysis in Cannabis

Author: Chris English

Restek Corporation

Published By: Cannabis Industry Journal

Year of Publication: 2017

Link: https://www.cannabisindustryjournal.com/column/instrumentation-for-heavy-metals-analysis-in-cannabis/

Abstract:

Heavy metals are common environmental contaminants often resulting from mining operations, industrial waste, automotive emissions, coal fired power plants, amount other sources. Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (Flame AA) and Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (GFAA) are both techniques that determine both the identity and quantity of specific elements.