When you use our lab for analytical testing, we will provide you with instructions on how to take and submit samples for analysis. Samples may be sent via courier, Canada Post or personally delivered to:
Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories (MBL) Inc.
1020 Brevik Place, Unit 1A
Mississauga, ON L4W 4N7
Cannabis Sample Size
The sample size is determined by a number of factors. As a general rule, it is recommended to submit approximately 30 grams of dried cannabis or 10-20 mL cannabis oil for testing.
Sample Submission and Handling
A Cannabis Chain of Custody form must completed and sent to the lab together with the samples. Samples sent without or with incomplete CoC will not be analyzed.
Sample analysis is normally complete within 10 to 15 business days for samples that require to be cultured. For samples that do not require culturing for mold testing or for some bacteria culturing, a rush service may be available for an additional charge.
Samples are held for a minimum of 90 days after results are reported. To comply with regulatory requirements, all samples are destroyed 90 days after reporting.
Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories has extensive quality assurance and quality control procedures that are part of our accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17025 2017 standard. We’re accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) for a wide variety of tests.