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Tiguidou or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Analysis

5 June 2015

 Hubert Marceau, chemist, B.Sc. About three years ago a friend of mine, who was doing her master on essential oils, was struggling with her analyses. This gave me the idea to automate part of the process by creating a small VBA program in Excel that would search in a database of retention indexes for potential

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Question from the public: Phthalates contamination in essential oil

4 June 2015

 Hubert Marceau, chemist, B.Sc. I have recently been asked if it was possible that diethyl phthalate be naturally present in an essential oil, more precisely in a Cyperus scariosus sample where about 5% of DEP was detected. Here is our answer:  Bioaccumulation of DEP in plant. There have been a nice review, a bit aged

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Plant card

Beyond THC – Cannabis sativa (L.) the plant

11 May 2015

Laurie Caron, Chemist, M.Sc. – Plant Card   Often, cannabis is associated with its recreational activities and its many adherents. In the past year, PhytoChemia has made a full review of literature on the properties of boreal resources for Agroboréal. This scientific review is available on the site web of the company in French version

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The Cannabinoids: Beyond THC – A poster

30 April 2015

Hubert Marceau, M. Sc., chimiste PhytoChemia is proud to present the cannabinoids family (in the convenient form of a poster that you can put on your wall). This magnificient work of art was made in collaboration with Marianne Parent from Pixel M Design. This poster is a curated list of the structures of all known cannabinoids

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License for analysis medical marijuana/cannabis for Canadian producers – License delivered by Health Canada.

27 April 2015

Laurie Caron, Chemist, M. Sc. – News and events  Recently, Laboratoire PhytoChemia has received its license for the analysis of medical cannabis from Health Canada. We offer to producers scientific consulting and third party analytical services. We offer HPLC and GC determination for cannabinoids (THC/CBD and their acidic form), quantification of heavy metals, pesticides, bacterial

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