Belcosta Labs is ISO 17025 Accredited by A2LA

How Prepare for Compliance Testing

Our Samplers will be in contact with you within one hour of their arrival. They will have all the necessary equipment to perform the sampling, however there are a few requirements you will need to provide. Please be prepared so they can get started with no delays.

You will need:

1. A video recorder  or surveillance camera in the  room.

1. A video recorder or surveillance camera in the room.

* All compliance tests must be recorded, and the tape must be held by the distribution co for 90 days.

2. A clean area with a table.

2. A clean area with a table.

3. All batches being sampled  must be present in their  entirety.

3. All batches being sampled must be present in their entirety.

* Concentrate and Edible batches must be in their final packaging in order to be eligible for sampling.

4. One employee must be present during  the entirety of the compliance testing.

4. One employee must be present during the entirety of the compliance testing.

* INCOMPLETE BATCHES
CANNOT BE SAMPLED
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE

Sampling Checklist

Please have the following available

Before Sampling

Total Number And Types Of Batches

Flower/preroll/cart/edible Includ
Batch Id Numbers

Total Weight And/or Number Of Units

Harvest Batch = Flower, Non-prerolls (50lbs Max/strain) Total Weight Per Strain
Product Batch = Prerolls, Extracts, Infused Products, Etc... Total Units Per Strain

Cultivator/ Manufacturer Information

Name, Address, License Number, And Expiration Date
Copy Of License

Distributor Information

Name, Address, License Number, And Expiration Date
Distributor Employee Contact Info
Copy Of License
Email Coc To Info@belcostalabs.com

During Sampling

Chain Of Custody And Shipping Manifest Forms

Forms Must Be Filled Out Ahead Of Sampler Arrival With Information Above
Timestamp And Signatures Will Be Applied Onsite Once Sampling Is Completed

After Sampling

Acquire Test Results

Client Portal Invitation Will Be Sent To Email Provided Via Tagleaf Lims
Results Will Be Available Within 3-5 Business Days

General Information

PRODUCT BATCH SIZE (UNITS)

CONCENTRATES, PREROLLS & INFUSED SAMPLING

LICENSE INFORMATION

Chain Of Custody

You will need to provide the Chain of Custody Form to our Sampler. There is some basic info you will need to fill in before their arrival:

Should you make an error, please DO NOT USE WHITEOUT,use a single line to cross out the mistake.

1

SAMPLE NAME / BATCH #

Please provide the batch number for each sample being tested.

* Batch numbers are not required for QA/R&D
* Compliance Batch numbers cannot be repeated
* If the batch number is too long please write it on the back of the form.

2

DISTRIBUTOR NAME/ LICENSE/ADDRESS

California compliance tests require a valid distributor or microbusiness license.

* Acceptable licenses must begin with any of the following: A11, M11, C11, A12, M12,C12
* Please provide current contact information for your company name, phone number, email, address

3

MATRIX / TEST REQUESTED

Please indicate which tests you would like performed.

* Check box for either Compliance or QAR&D.
* For QA/R&D testing only (3b)
* For compliance testing our Sampler will check the appropriate boxes.

4

GRAMS / UNITS

Please provide the total amount of grams or units for each batch.

* FOR QA/R&D:
Please provide the total amount of GRAMS OR UNITS for the sample being tested.

* FOR COMPLIANCE:
Flower / total in GRAMS.
Concentrates, edibles, or pre-rolls/ the total in UNITS.

5

CULTIVATOR / MANUFACTURER

For California compliance tests you must have a valid cultivator or manufacturer information.

* Flower/non-infused pre-rolls = cultivator information.
* Cultivation licenses must begin with CML, TML or TAL..
* Enhanced prerolls/Extracts/Infused products = manufacturer information.
* Manufacturer licenses begin w/CDPH.
* Microbusiness licenses are acceptableas cultivator/ manufacturer license.

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