Application Note: Analysis of THC and CBD Content in Hemp Oil Using GC-FID and Hydrogen Carrier Gas
9 February 2019

Hemp oil containing beneficial phytocannabionoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) but very low levels of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has become increasingly popular. For quality control of the product, the level of CBD and THC should be closely monitored. In this report, hemp oil samples were analyzed by the Shimadzu GC-2030 using H2 carrier gas and the concentrations of CBD and THC were determined.