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A Beginners Guide to  ICP-MS

Download Rob Thomas's  15-part ICP-MS Tutorial Series Published in Spectroscopy Magazine. Click on the image for details.


 Regulating Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Hemp: What we can learn from Pharma

 Presentation that Rob gave at the AOAC Educational and Training Work Group Meeting on Testing for Contaminants in Cannabis - Click on the image below to hear the talk:

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Beyond Potency: The Importance of Measuring Elemental Contaminants in Cannabis and Hemp

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 Magazine/Journal Publications 

Here are a list of recent publications authored by Rob Thomas:

Expanding the Panel of Elemental Contaminants in Cannabis and Hemp Consumer Products by ICP-MS: Do You Know the Cost Difference? Analytical Cannabis, October, 2021

The Role of ICP-MS in Understanding the Toxicological Link Between Lead Contamination in Cannabis and Hemp Products and Human Disease , 2-Part Series, Analytical Cannabis, September,  2021

A Recap of ASTMís Workshop on Measuring Elemental Contaminants in Cannabis and Hemp Consumer Products, Analytical Cannabis, August, 2021

How Should the Cannabis Industry Regulate Heavy Metal Testing? A Q&A With Rob Thomas, Analytical Cannabis, June, 2021

ASTM Workshop on Measurement of Elemental Contaminants in Cannabis/Hemp Consumer Products, Analytical Cannabis, Analytical Cannabis, April 2021

Can Avid Hyperaccumulating Plants Like Hemp Realistically be Used as a Source of Medicinal Cannabinoids? The Conflicting Personality of Hemp, 2-Part Series, Analytical Cannabis, Feb/March, 2021

Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis: What Atomic Spectroscopic Technique Is Right for Your Laboratory? Cannabis Science and Technology, December, 2020

New Colorado Regulations for the Measurement of Heavy Metals in Cannabis Vaping Aerosols, A Realistic and Practical Assessment, 3-Part Series, Analytical Cannabis, Oct/Nov, 2020

Regulating Heavy Metals in Cannabis: What Can be Learned from the Pharmaceutical Industry? Analytical Cannabis, 5-Part Series, April-August, 2020

The Challenges of Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Cannabis-infused Products, New Food Magazine, April, 23, 2020

Regulating Heavy Metals in Cannabis: What can be Learned from the Pharmaceutical Industry? Part 1, Analytical Cannabis, April, 09, 2020

Regulating Heavy Metals In Cannabis and Hemp: What Can be Learned from the Pharmaceutical industry?, European Pharmaceutical Review, March, 2020

Heavy Metals Testing Protocols are Just Not Good Enough, Analytical Cannabis Newsletter, November, 2019

Workshop Emphasizes Why the Cannabis Industry Needs to Get Better at Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Hemp. Analytical Cannabis, October, 2019

Heavy Metals Detection and Laboratory Practices the Focus of High-Level Workshop, David Hodes, Cannabis Science and Technology Staff Writer, October 2019

Beyond Potency: The Importance of Measuring Elemental Contaminants in Cannabis and Hemp, Cannabis Science and Technology, October, 2019  

The Impact of Illegal Artisanal Gold Mining on the Peruvian Amazon: Benefits of Taking a Direct Mercury Analyzer into the Rain Forest to Monitor Mercury Contamination, AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2019

The Critical Role of Atomic Spectroscopy in Understanding the Links Between Lead Toxicity and Human Disease, AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, October, 2018

From Heavy Metals Testing to the Measurement of Elemental Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: Over 100 Years in Making the Change, AP Column, Spectroscopy Mag, May, 2018

Choosing the Right Atomic Spectroscopic Technique for Measuring Elemental Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: A J-Value Perspective, AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2018

Single Particle ICP-MS: A Key Analytical Technique for Characterizing Nanoparticles, AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2017

Characterizing Fuel by Gas Chromatography: Making Sure that IndyCar Race Teams are Playing by the Rules, Petro Industry News, February, 2017

New Approaches in Sample Preparation and Precise Multielement Analysis of Crude Oils and Refined Petroleum Products Using Single-Reaction-Chamber Microwave Digestion and Triple-Quadrupole ICP-MS, AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, October, 2016

Optimization of EPA Method 325 for the Fast, Accurate and Precise Monitoring of VOCs Around Oil Refinery Fencelines, Petro Industry News, September, 2016

Money To Burn: Do you Know What is Costs to Run your Atomic Spectroscopy instrumentation? International LabMate, April, 2016

Replacing Traditional Heavy Metals Testing with Modern Plasma-Based Spectrochemical Techniques, A P Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2016

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Download Rob's 2 White Papers on heavy metals in cannabis consumer products - click  below for details:

 The Importance of Measuring Heavy Metal Contaminants in Cannabis

The Challenges of Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis Vaping Aerosols


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ASTM Workshop on Heavy Metals in Cannabis/Hemp Consumer Products


Atomic Perspectives Columns

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