California and Oregon residual pesticide analysis using APCI with LC-MS/MS
4 February 2020

With the increase in medicinal and recreational cannabis legislation throughout the United States, there is an emerging demand for pesticide testing on cannabis products. In this application note, Shimadzu demonstrates the use of atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (ACPI) and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LCMS), while also exploring the utility of LCMS for the analysis of complete California and Oregon pesticide lists for cannabis.