Before sending a Bulk Lot sample for external testing, create a new lab report to document the sample and input shipping information. Follow the steps below to create a new lab report.
Required permission(s): production_read, lab_report_create
In the Productions module, select a production.
Select a Bulk Lot. This opens the Bulk Lot's Profile.
Open the Lab Reports tab.
Click New to open a blank Lab Report page.
Fill in any applicable fields in the Sample Details and Tracking sections. Leave all other fields blank until the laboratory returns a Certificate of Analysis–or COA.
Status: The sample's status. When sending out a new sample for analysis, select Pending.
Sample Weight: The sample's weight, in grams.
Sample Volume: The sample's volume, in millilitres. This field only appears for Extracts, Topicals, and Edibles - Non-Solids Bulk Lots.
Sample Units: The quantity of discrete units included in the sample. This field only appears if the Bulk Lot uses discrete units as a unit of measure.
Sample Sent: Indicates whether or not the sample has been sent to an external lab for testing.
Product Underwent Sterilization: Indicates whether or not the sample has undergone gamma irradiation or another sterilization process.
External Test: Indicates whether or not an external laboratory will perform the testing. Some licence holders perform internal testing for QA purposes. However, cannabis from a Bulk Lot cannot enter the licence holder's inventory until the lot has received a COA from an external lab.
Carrier Oil: The base oil used to dilute cannabis oil. This may be olive oil, MCT oil, hempseed oil, or another carrier. This field only appears for Extracts Bulk Lots.
Sending Method: The method by which the sample was transported to the lab.
Tracking Number: The sample's tracking number.
Date Received: The date on which the laboratory received the sample.
Click Save to save the new lab report.