Hemp products have been used for thousands of years, but in recent years the legalization of hemp has brought new attention to this versatile plant. The hemp industry hopes to capitalize on its reputation as a healthy food but also wants to ensure that it’s being marketed accurately.
Because hemp testing is federally required, there are several reasons why you should be concerned about what substances are being added or removed from your product.
Lab testing of hemp products is a federal requirement.
Lab testing of hemp products is a federal requirement. The FDA regulates food and drug products containing THC, but it does not regulate hemp or other plant-based materials.
However, the FDA has issued a statement saying they will monitor this new industry closely and enforce compliance with their current policies as they apply to all foods containing CBD or THC.
The only way to know whether your product is safe for consumption is through third-party testing by an accredited laboratory specializing in cannabis analytical chemistry (CAC). This ensures that you have accurate data about what’s in your product so that consumers can make informed decisions about whether or not it’s worth buying into its benefits or risks (either way).
Every batch of hemp is tested for banned pesticide chemicals
Hemp lab testing is important in ensuring that your hemp products are safe for human consumption. Every batch of hemp is tested for banned pesticide chemicals; if any are found, it must be reported to the government.
Pesticides are used on crops to kill weeds and insects that might harm them or prevent them from growing well. However, certain pesticides can cause serious health problems when they get into our bodies through food or water.
Because there’s no way to know what pesticides may have been used on your hemp crop until after harvest time (and even then), you must use only organic or non-pesticidal methods of growing your crop—or else risk getting sick!
The lab must report the amount of THC in the plant material or product
The lab must report the amount of THC in the plant material or product. This is important because it allows you to know how much cannabis you received and what kind of quality control measures were in place at your dispensary.
THC levels are tested to ensure compliance with state, federal, or international treaties (such as those governing medical marijuana use).
Hemp extract products ensure accurate serving sizes
In order to ensure accurate serving sizes, hemp extract products are tested for purity and potency. They are also tested for cannabinoid content, pesticides, heavy metals, and other contaminants.
Hemp extract products are made from non-GMO, 100% natural hemp. They are free of gluten, soy, and lactose.
Testing assures you are getting what you pay for and accurate health claims
Hemp products are a great way to get your daily dose of CBD and come with various health benefits. But there’s one thing you need to know: hemp products aren’t always 100% pure. Testing ensures that you’re getting not just CBD isolate or decarboxylated cannabis oil—it’s the whole plant (including its cannabinoids).
So what does testing involve? It involves sending samples to an independent lab for analysis, where they’ll check for contaminants like pesticides or heavy metals such as lead.
Because hemp is not an FDA-approved substance yet, this may seem like an unnecessary step—but it’s necessary. As, in case, there are any potentially harmful substances in your product when someone consumes it, their health could be affected too!
If you are serious about your health and want to avoid the side effects of using hemp products, it’s essential to know how they are made. Lab testing assures you are getting what you pay for and that health claims are accurate.