CBD oil is one popular product among the wide selection of cannabidiol products sold in the markets. The US Farm Bill of 2018 has given a major boost to CBD hemp cultivation and related industries. There is a dramatic difference in the ways law dealt with hemp CBD before the 2018 Farm Bill and how it is being dealt with now.
Because it hasn’t been long since the legalization of hemp CBD, it remains a largely unregulated market where you can expect the involvement of numerous fraudsters. If you end up buying CBD oil of poor quality, you will miss a satisfactory CBD experience.
In this article, we discuss the testing of CBD oil for its purity.
How Is CBD Oil Tested For Purity?
If the only assurance of quality (of a CBD product) you get is from the manufacturer of the product, CBD selection would become a Herculean task for you. The opinion of a manufacturer about their product is, without a doubt, going to be biased. Then what source can you depend on for finding out the purity grades of CBD products? Well, it’s third-party labs.
Third-party labs test CBD products for purity and report all the details in their test report. As they work independently without any profit motives, their reports are trustworthy.
Third-party lab testing is as important for the producer as it is for the consumer. By being transparent about the purity grade of their product, CBD manufacturers can gain the trust of the customers and turn them into loyal consumers. Meanwhile, CBD buyers find third party lab tests very useful in making their product selection easy.
What Do Third-Party Labs Test For?
Third-party labs test the following factors concerning the CBD product:
CBD is merely one of the hundreds of cannabinoids found in hemp plants. Depending on its spectrum, CBD oil may contain CBD and other cannabinoids. Third-party labs assess the percentages of each of the cannabinoids in CBD oil and record the information in their report.
Full-spectrum and broad-spectrum CBD oil contain terpenes that contribute to the therapeutic profile and overall texture of the CBD oil. Third-party lab reports contain information on the percentages of each of the terpenes in CBD oil.
The presence of chemical and biological contaminants affects the quality of CBD oils adversely. Third-party labs test for the presence of contaminants in the CBD oil and mention that in the lab report.