Third Party Certifications: How Safe is your CBD Product?

Third Party Certifications: How Safe is your CBD Product?

While it is always good practice to request third-party testing results for CBD products, they can’t always guarantee a pure and safe product. Denatured ethanol extraction can cause residual solvents and other materials to end up in the product at “acceptable” levels according to regulations. In this article we discuss what you need to know when it comes to third party testing and residual contamination in CBD products.

No Solute Left behind: Supercritical Fluids vs Liquid Solvents

No Solute Left behind: Supercritical Fluids vs Liquid Solvents

In this article, extraktLAB R&D Chemical Engineer, Aaron Iwen, discusses the difference between supercritical fluids and liquid solvents and focuses on the primary factor for producers to consider when choosing their extraction solvents: solvation power.   No...
What Parents Should Know About CBD

What Parents Should Know About CBD

In this article, we will explore more about CBD and many of the positives and negatives associated with kids in the world of CBD, including present risks, unknowns and how parents can make the healthiest choices when considering CBD and their own children. Because the...
Growing Trends in Cannabis Distillation

Growing Trends in Cannabis Distillation

The following article dives into several prominent trends in the world of cannabis distillation including GMP compliance, reduced maintenance, full automation and more. It highlights extrakLAB’s latest distillation technology in the fracTron and clearSTILL.  ...
Let’s Be Clear: a Guide for Distillation Clarity

Let’s Be Clear: a Guide for Distillation Clarity

Distillation Methods and Troubleshooting Wiped Film Evaporators So you have grown, harvested, dried, bucked, and extracted your hemp into CBD oils. The next step is to dewax, remove any solvent, decarboxylate, and then distill the oil to turn it into a beautiful...
Winterization in 30 Seconds! No Problem

Winterization in 30 Seconds! No Problem

Want to know how to winterize tens of kilograms of crude oil with essentially zero cycle time on the process? Read on to learn about First In First Out (FIFO) manufacturing lanes and how they are used to accomplish this goal. SUBcritical or SUPERcritical extraction?...