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Kick starting method development for hemp analysis using cannabis as equivalent material

Data publikacji: 08.05.2023

Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych), 2022, 132, s. 271 - 283

https://doi.org/10.4467/12307483PFS.22.015.17688

Autorzy

Kar-Weng Chan
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malezja
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Abstrakt

Cannabis (or marijuana) is detrimental to humans because of its psychoactive effects. The plant materials of this genus have however been credited with its vast nutritional values. As its benefits outweigh harmful effects, some countries have legalized the use of fiber-type cannabis – a plant product called hemp. Hemp is deemed to contain delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) below the legal limit (e.g. <0.3% THC) and thus less psychoactive. It is safe to use hemp if it contains no or little THC. So the enforcement bodies must check its level to assure safety prior to sales. Notwithstanding this, hemp cultivation as well as consumption is not lawful in Malaysia. But recently, federal government has shown interest in growing and commercializing hemp. In this regard, an analytical method for identifying hemp must be developed. In the absence of hemp, a liquid chromatographic method was developed using cannabis plants as equivalent materials to mimic the target plant matrix. The validation procedure demonstrated that the method was able to achieve good selectivity with a detection limit =0.0005 mg/mL (or 0.008%) THC. It was precise (imprecision <3%) and accurate (recovery =98.76%) to quantify THC. The detector response was linear up to 0.05 mg/mL (0.8%) THC. This method is cheap and simple for routine application.

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Informacje

Informacje: Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych), 2022, s. 271 - 283

Typ artykułu: Oryginalny artykuł naukowy

Tytuły:

Angielski:

Kick starting method development for hemp analysis using cannabis as equivalent material

Autorzy

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malezja

Publikacja: 08.05.2023

Otrzymano: 10.10.2022

Zaakceptowano: 09.01.2023

Status artykułu: Otwarte __T_UNLOCK

Licencja: CC BY-NC-ND  ikona licencji

Udział procentowy autorów:

Kar-Weng Chan (Autor) - 100%

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Języki publikacji:

Angielski, Polski

Liczba wyświetleń: 198

Liczba pobrań: 239

Sugerowane cytowania: Vancouver

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Kick starting method development for hemp analysis using cannabis as equivalent material
. Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych). 2023;2022 (132): 271-283