On June 19, 2019, the Marijuana Enforcement Division issued MED Industry Bulletin 19-02 in regards to audited product, heavy metals, and mycotoxin testing.

INDUSTRY-WIDE BULLETIN 19-02

Key Takeaways

AUDITED PRODUCTS

  • EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2019

  • Audited  Products to be subject to additional microbial contaminant testing for the following substances:  Total aerobic microbial count, Staphylococcus Aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bile tolerant gram negative bacteria, and Candida albicans.

  • At this time, no Medical or Retail Marijuana Testing Facilities are certified to conduct these additional  tests.

  • Requirements to test Audited Products for the substances listed above will not take effect until one or more Testing  Facilities are certified to conduct such tests.

HEAVY METALS TESTING

  • EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2020

  • Licensees are permitted to begin required heavy metals testing prior to Jnuary 1, 2020 if they wish to begin working towards process validation.

  • At this time, no Medical or Retail Marijuana Testing Facilities are certified to conduct heavy metals testing.

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MYCOTOXIN TESTING

  • EFFECTIVE DATE: No date has been provided yet by the MED.

  • Mycotoxin testing is required for remediated concentrates only.

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