Pesticide Residue Testing

Under the Cannabis Act, Health Canada has mandated that 96 specific pesticides and fungicides must be absent in cannabis and cannabis products. Our labs screen for all 96 of these banned pesticides and fungicides, using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) and gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (GC/MS/MS) instruments that have been validated to meet or exceed the detection limits mandated by Health Canada.

The following pesticides are included in our screen:

  • Abamectin
  • Acephate
  • Acequinocyl
  • Acetamiprid
  • Aldicarb
  • Allethrin
  • Azadirachtin
  • Azoxystrobin
  • Benzovindiflupyr
  • Bifenazate
  • Bifenthrin
  • Boscalid
  • Buprofezin
  • Carbaryl
  • Carbofuran
  • Chlorantraniliprole
  • Chlorphenapyr
  • Chlorpyrifos
  • Clofentezine
  • Clothianidin
  • Coumaphos
  • Cyantraniliprole
  • Cyfluthrin
  • Cypermethrin
  • Cyprodinil
  • Daminozide
  • Deltamethrin
  • Diazinon
  • Dichlorvos
  • Dimethoate
  • Dimethomorph
  • Dinotefuran
  • Dodemorph
  • Endosulfan sulfate
  • Endosulfan-alpha
  • Endosulfan-beta
  • Ethoprophos
  • Etofenprox
  • Etoxazole
  • Etridiazole
  • Fenoxycarb
  • Fenpyroximate
  • Fensulfothion
  • Fenthion
  • Fenvalerate
  • Fipronil
  • Flonicamid
  • Fludioxonil
  • Fluopyram
  • Hexythiazox
  • Imazalil
  • Imidacloprid
  • Iprodione
  • Kinoprene
  • Kresoxim-methyl
  • Malathion
  • Metalaxyl
  • Methiocarb
  • Methomyl
  • Methoprene
  • Mevinphos
  • MGK-264
  • Myclobutanil
  • Naled
  • Novaluron
  • Oxamyl
  • Paclobutrazol
  • Parathion-methyl
  • Permethrin
  • Phenothrin
  • Phosmet
  • Piperonyl butoxide
  • Pirimicarb
  • Prallethrin
  • Propiconazole
  • Propoxur
  • Pyraclostrobin
  • Pyrethrins
  • Pyridaben
  • Quintozene
  • Resmethrin
  • Spinetoram
  • Spinosad
  • Spirodiclofen
  • Spiromesifen
  • Spirotetramat
  • Spiroxamine
  • Tebuconazole
  • Tebufenozide
  • Teflubenzuron
  • Tetrachlorvinphos
  • Tetramethrin
  • Thiacloprid
  • Thiamethoxam
  • Thiophanate-methyl
  • Trifloxystrobin