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Request for Qualifications and Quotations: Industrial Hemp THC Testing

June 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Solicitation #: K3417

“The purpose of this RFQQ is to procure laboratory testing services for the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) Commodity Inspection Division’s Hemp Program. WSDA’s Hemp Program regulates the production of hemp grown within Washington State as required under chapter 15.140 RCW, chapter 16-306 WAC and the United States Department of Agriculture rules. WSDA’s Hemp Program has been formally accepted by the USDA and conforms to USDA’s requirements for sampling and testing of hemp.”

“WSDA intends on contracting with analytical labs to provide post-decarboxylation Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid (THC-A) percentage testing on industrial hemp samples provided by WSDA. The required method of testing is the High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) for the determination of cannabinoids in industrial hemp samples. This method gives quantitative results for THC and THC-A, as well as cannabinoids including but not limited to CBD, CBG, CBDA, CBN, THCV, CBDV, and beyond.”

Due date: 11 June 2021, 4:00 p.m. PDT