Cannalytics Becomes First ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Cannabis Lab in Puerto Rico

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Cannalytics, based in San Juan, Puerto, was accredited by A2LA in December 2020

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“Business excellence and quality are the main objectives at Cannalytics." - Javi Diaz, Business Development Manager, Cannalytics

A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Cannalytics, LLC to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Cannalytics, based in San Juan, Puerto, was accredited by A2LA in December 2020 and is the first cannabis testing laboratory accredited to the international standard in Puerto Rico. Cannalytics is led by professionals with extensive laboratory experience in related fields, giving them the skills required to excel in cannabis testing. Owner and Director Jorge H. Diaz, MT (ASCP) and his team pursued accreditation with A2LA to establish themselves as quality leaders in the fast-expanding cannabis industry and to support a safe and consistent medical cannabis supply in Puerto Rico.

“Business excellence and quality are the main objectives at Cannalytics,” said Javi Diaz, Business Development Manager. “Our clients are served promptly and efficiently with our brand-new state-of-the-art equipment and team of experienced scientists. Being the first ISO/IEC 17025 accredited cannabis laboratory in Puerto Rico affirms our mission to provide continuous quality science to our clients while safeguarding the health of Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis patients. Cannalytics greatly appreciates the accreditation experience and A2LA’s commitment to excellence.”

Cannalytics chose A2LA as their Accreditation Body after learning of A2LA’s positive reputation within the cannabis industry. Accreditation Supervisor Anna Williams and her department are glad to have had the opportunity to support this laboratory on their accreditation journey. “We congratulate Cannalytics on being the first laboratory accredited for cannabis testing in Puerto Rico”, said Williams. “We are glad to see the continued growth of our cannabis program in a new territory, which further promotes the value that accreditation adds in ensuring quality in this emerging industry. We look forward to our continued relationship with Cannalytics in serving their accreditation needs.”

Achieving ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by A2LA is the pinnacle in third-party laboratory accreditation, confirming that laboratories have management, quality, and technical systems in place to ensure accurate and reliable analyses, as well as proper administrative processes to ensure that all aspects related to the sample, the analysis, and the reporting are standardized, measured, and monitored.

About A2LA
A2LA is a non-profit, non-governmental, third-party accreditation body, offering internationally recognized accreditation services to testing and calibration laboratories, sampling organizations, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers, biobanking facilities, and product certifiers. Founded in 1978, A2LA is one of the largest and most recognized accreditation bodies in the world.

About Cannalytics, LLC.
Cannalytics, LLC. is a full-service medical cannabis and hemp testing laboratory facility in Puerto Rico. We provide a full array of compliance and R&D Cannabis testing including potency, terpenes, pesticide screening, heavy metals, microbial detection, mycotoxin analysis, foreign matter, residual solvents, moisture content, water activity and genetic identification.

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