Analytical services

Handling these products therefore requires a MedCanG authorization from the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM).

QSI GmbH has this license and is therefore authorized to conduct analyses of cannabis and cannabis preparations.
Quality control is mandatory for every batch. The analyses to be carried out are specified in the German and European Pharmacopoeia (DAB & Ph.Eur.). In addition to establishing identity, these include in particular the determination of cannabinoid content and testing for impurities such as pesticide residues, heavy metals and microbiological impurities.


Analyses according to DAB/Ph.Eur. monograph "Cannabis flos":

  • Identification
    • A: Macroscopic
    • B: Microscopic
    • C: Thin-layer chromatography (2.2.27/2.8.25)
  • Tests
    • Fremde Bestandteile (2.8.2)
    • Trocknungsverlust (2.2.32)
    • Cannabinol (2.2.29)
    • Heavy metals: lead, cadmium, mercury & arsenic (2.4.27)
  • Assay: Determination of content by HPLC (Δ9-THC, Δ9-THCA, CBD and CBDA)


Analysis according to Ph.Eur. monograph "Herbal Drugs":

  • Pesticides (2.8.13)
  • Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 und G2 (2.8.18)
  • Ochratoxin A (2.8.22)
  • Microbiological Quality (5.1.4/5.1.8)
    • TAMC
    • TYMC
    • E.coli
    • Bile-tolerant gram-negative bacteria
    • Salmonella
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa


Further analyses for medical cannabis

  • Total ash (2.4.16)
  • Contaminant pyrrolizidine alkaloids (2.8.26)
  • Terpene-Screening


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