According to the latest available ADHS list of certified testing laboratories, each of the two state testing labs closest to full certification can currently offer only five out of the seven tests required under state law.
These seven tests include potency analysis of each product, as well checks for contaminants, such as heavy metals, residual solvents, pesticides, herbicides, mycotoxins, and microbials.
In addition to these two labs, the state has one lab that has been certified to conduct four types of tests. Three other labs have been approved for only one or two tests each. Altogether, this means that dispensaries will have to send their products to two or more labs just to meet the minimum state testing requirements.
Behind the scenes, these labs are still working hard to get certified for the tests that they are missing. But perhaps it is no surprise that labs have struggled to achieve full certification yet, given the scale of the task they have been set by the new law.
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