SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Laboratories, a leading third party, privately-owned analytical laboratory serving the Cannabis industry, announced today that their Santa Cruz laboratory facility has been granted ISO accreditation for its cannabinoid panel. ISO / IEC 17025:2005 is considered to be the gold standard accreditation for calibration and testing laboratories around the world and across multiple disciplines. Laboratories that are accredited to this international standard have demonstrated technical competence and the ability to produce accurate, precise data.
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"We are thrilled to announce our ISO accreditation as this is one of our most important achievements over the past seven years of serving the cannabis industry and demonstrates our commitment to serving our clients with integrity," said SC Labs co-founder and CEO Jeff Gray. "Being accredited to this International Standard demonstrates our robust quality system, technical competence, the calibration and suitability of our instrumentation and our ability to produce precise and accurate test data. For clients, it enhances their confidence in our services and their choice in a business partner, provides them with additional legal defensibility in complying with upcoming regulations, and enhances the integrity of their products based on SC Labs results."
Cannabis is an emerging industry in the U.S. that is expected to generate close to $7 Billion in sales in 2017. Many states, however, are still scrambling to implement practical safety regulations and standards.
SC Laboratories remains committed to providing cannabis companies with the tools and data they need to produce better cannabis products and comply with changing regulations. Their commitment to achieving relevant, third-party, accreditations at their facilities underscores their mission to prioritize quality control and integrity of their test results. This announcement comes as SC Laboratories continues to expand their Santa Cruz and Southern California laboratories, as well as add multiple field offices throughout the state of California in an effort to keep up with industry growth and better serve their clientele.
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