Application Note: Sample preparation of cannabis
24 March 2023

The concentrations of cannabinoids and terpenoids are the main points of interest in the quality control of cannabis-related products. To ensure reliable analytical results, the sample preparation process for cannabis needs to be adaptable to the considerable complexity of the various plant matrices. In this application note, learn more about the challenges associated with the cannabis sample preparation process and how Retsch has introduced the Mixer Mill MM 400 including an adapter for 8 x 50 mL Falcon tubes and a series of testing started in order to find out the optimal sample filling, grinding time, homogenization grade, reproducibility of the ground samples and sample residues.