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December 14, 2022

Visit the New and Improved ACS Laboratory Website

Enhanced education, intuitive navigation, mushroom program launch, compliance updates, and more!

Elena Schmidt

February 2, 2023

A Guide to Delta-8 vs. THCOa: Extraction, Products, Safety, Legality, Testing & More

Comparing Delta-8 THC and THCOa’s chemistry, effects, potency, and extraction methods.

Elena Schmidt

December 16, 2022

Amanita Muscaria (Fly Agaric): History & Toxicology of the Most Misunderstood Mushroom

Amanita mushrooms are fully legal in the United States and have a long history of use. Discovery Amanita mythology and toxicology in this ACS blog.

Masha Ty

January 19, 2023

Amanita Muscaria Part II: Active Ingredients, Effects, Nutrition & Legality

Exploring amanita muscaria’s psychoactive effects, toxic potential, edible preparation, and legality in the US and Canada.

Masha Ty

January 30, 2023

ACS Laboratory Receives 82 Emerald Badges for Exemplary Hemp and Cannabis Test Results, More Than Any Laboratory in the USA

Recently Awarded 21 Emerald Test Proficiency Badges for 2022, ACS has Reaffirmed its Position as the Most Trusted Third-party Hemp and Cannabis Testing Provider

ACS Laboratory

June 13, 2019

Hemp/CBD in Florida

ACS Admin

Elena Schmidt

December 8, 2022

Companies Producing Edibles Containing CBD and Delta-8 THC Receive New Warning Letters from the FDA

FDA recently issued new warning letters to companies that produce CBD and Delta-8 THC edibles.

July 2, 2019

Florida Hemp Laws

ACS Admin

Need To Know

What is CBD?
Where are you located?
How do I start testing with ACS Laboratory?
What kinds of analytical testing does ACS Laboratory offer?
What type of products can you test?
What are the differences between regulatory compliant testing and research and development (R&D) testing?
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Are there federal regulations for testing mushrooms?

The federal government designates psilocybin mushrooms to be a Schedule 1 controlled substance that has no medicinal value and therefore there are no federal regulations designed for testing mushrooms. Because psilocybin and psilocin are Schedule 1 substances, handling or possessing them without DEA authorization is a federal crime and punishable under law. However, the DEA does afford companies the ability to apply for federal psilocybin registration. Under this regulation, a company can be allowed to conduct any of seven activities, including manufacturing, distribution, reverse distribution, research, import, export, and chemical analyses.

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Do I need a license to grow mushrooms?

Yes, to grow psychedelic mushrooms in the United States, the company must be approved for federal psilocybin regulation with the DEA or in a state with a regulatory agency set up to govern the use of mushrooms, such as Oregon. In order to grow functional mushrooms, cultivators do not typically need a license.

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What are Functional Mushrooms tested for?

Functional Mushrooms can be tested for  Pesticides (FL -list and action levels), Mycotoxins (FL list and action levels), Residual Solvents for Extracts (FL list and action levels), Heavy metals (FL list and action levels), Microbiological (FL Compliance 1), Water activity and moisture (useable)What kind of mushroom products can you test?We analyze and test a variety of common mushrooms, finished products, and delivery vehicles, including dried, chocolates, tinctures, gummies, and capsules.

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What are Magic mushrooms tested for?

Psychedelic Mushrooms are tested for the potency of Psilocybin, Psilocin ,Harmine, Harmane, Baeocystin, Norbaeocystin, Norpsilocin, Aeruginascin, 4-hydroxy TMT. They can also be tested for  1. Pesticides (FL -list and action levels) 2. Mycotoxins (FL list and action levels) 3. Residual Solvents for Extracts (FL list and action levels) 4. Heavy metals (4) (FL list and action levels) 5. Microbiological (FL Compliance 1) 6. Water activity and moisture (useable).

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How accurate is mushroom testing?

Potency testing, for psilocybin, psilocin, and quantification for other active compounds and amino acids, is extremely accurate when quantifying a lower dose, as well as in larger dosages, as the measurements can be quantified to 1/10th of 1% and 1/10th of a milligram and measured in parts per billion.

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How are mushroom products tested?

Mushroom products are tested through a number of quantitative ​testing measures and analytical instruments, including HPLC/MSMS/HPLCUV, GC/MS, and ICP/MS.