ZOSI Analytical, LLC, a hemp analytical testing laboratory in Central Texas, has introduced it has acquired its Drug Enforcement Company (DEA) registration to deal with Schedule 1 substances. That is the primary of its sort issued within the State of Texas and was issued in help of Federal and State tips relating to oversight of third-party testing laboratories.
Interim guidelines issued by the USDA, Texas Division of Agriculture and the Texas Division of State Well being Providers require growers, producers or resellers working or promoting hemp or hemp-derived merchandise, similar to CBD tinctures, lotions, dietary supplements or meals merchandise, to have their merchandise examined by a third-party testing laboratory previous to sale to substantiate ranges of THC are beneath zero.three%. The principles additionally required testing laboratories to be registered with the DEA.
We’re thrilled to be rising with the Texas hemp group. Though the foundations haven’t been finalized, we felt it was vital to have this registration to guard ourselves and our clients. Our dedication to high quality and integrity is part of every part we do.”
Amy Lummus, ZOSI’s CEO
Growers, extractors, producers and resellers use third-party testing laboratories to research a number of features of their merchandise. Mostly, clients wish to affirm THC ranges are throughout the authorized restrict and the cannabinoid profile is what they need or count on. Following testing, laboratories concern a Certificates of Evaluation (COA) that’s related to the product being bought giving confidence to the subsequent person.
ZOSI is presently accepting tincture and extract samples for efficiency evaluation, and plans to have strategies in place for flower/biomass samples on the finish of July.