With more states approving recreational and medical marijuana use each year, the need for accurate testing of cannabis and cannabis based products is critical. Samples ranging from flower to edibles to consumer products and more present challenges in both sample preparation and analysis. Sample preparation is a critical step prior to analysis. Poor sample preparation can lead to inaccurate test results which could cause the product to be rejected or improperly released. CEM provides two systems to simplify cannabis sample preparation and over 60 associates in North America ready to help with all your sample prep challenges.

Prepare Samples For

  • Potency
  • Pesticides
  • Metals
  • Terpenes
  • Mycotoxins




Cannabis Testing - Industry Leaders

Solvent Extraction

Rapid, automated extractions for LC and GC analysis.

The EDGE® extraction system simplifies cannabis sample preparation for potency, pesticides, terpenes, and mycotoxins. The system can perform extractions in less than 10 minutes in a highly reproducible format with the same extraction efficiencies as classic techniques like Soxhlet and QuEChERS.

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Cannabis Testing - Industry Leaders

Microwave Digestion

Rapid digestions for trace metals analysis.

The MARS is the perfect digestion tool for the cannabis industry. The MARS 6 can simultaneously digest edibles, cannabis flower, oils, and more in a single batch. The simple to assemble 3 piece MARSXpress 75 mL vessel does not require the use of tools and is large enough to digest up to 0.5 g of sample.

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EDGE  - Solvent Extraction for Cannabis analysis


Energized Dispersive Guided Extraction

5 minute extractions for potency, pesticides, terpenes, and mycotoxins.

MARS - Microwave Digestion System for cannabis analysis


Microwave Digestion System

Digest oils, edibles, plant material, and hemp products in a single batch.

Quartz Halogen Moisture Analyzer


Quartz Halogen Moisture Analyzer

The fastest infrared moisture analyzer on the market.

Possessing, using, distributing or selling marijuana or marijuana-based products constitute federal crimes in the United States, even where a state law decriminalizes or legalizes such activities. CEM Corporation produces instruments that are intended for use in testing laboratories and applications only where such use is permitted under applicable state/country law.