Optimizing Performance and Maximizing Productivity When Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Hemp by ICP-MS

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Lead Instructor:
Robert Thomas, Scientific Solutions

Dr. Haihan Chen, Shimadzu
Justine Masone, Glass Expansion
Bob Lockerman, CEM
Patti Atkins, Spex

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Cost: $250

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Short Course will present strategies on ways to minimize sources of contamination, reduce measurement errors and improve sample throughput when measuring heavy metal contaminants in cannabis and hemp using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). Register for this Short Course

TARGET AUDIENCE: New and novice users of ICP-MS working in the cannabis testing industry.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: The optimization of ICP-MS for the analysis of cannabis and hemp for heavy metal contaminants.

TRACK: Cannabis/Hemp

CATEGORIES: Atomic Spectrometry-Spectroscopy,Inductively Coupled Plasma,Mass Spectrometry,Spectroscopy


About the Instructor

Rob Thomas has worked in trace element analysis for over 45 years and has authored over 100 publications including 5 textbooks on the basic principles and applications of ICP-MS. His most recent book is entitled “Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Hemp” He has a graduate degree in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Wales (UK) and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).

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