GemmaCert Essential

GemmaCert Essential


As a professional you must ensure that your products are compliant, consistent, safe, effective, and predictable. In-house testing needs to be an important part of your Standard Operating Procedures.


  • Test samples in-house before formal and binding testing
  • Save time and costs on potency testing
  • Identify optimal harvest time
  • Improve profit predictability
  • Make sure you get what you paid for
  • Boost customer confidence and brand loyalty
  • Produce professional Certificates of Analysis


Cannabis verification and potency analysis


Cannabis verification, Total THC and Total CBD, Water Activity (aw)

Total THC: 0.877 THCA + Delta-9-THC

Total CBD: 0.877 CBDA + CBD

Water Activity (aw): 0.55-0.65

Tested Products:
dry flower buds (with moisture content maximum of 15%), ground flower buds (trim) and raw extract (for GemmaCert Lite: only dry flower buds).

NIR Spectroscopy, Image Analysis, Motion Mechanics, Data Science

Testing Time:
up to 5 minutes per sample

Sample preparation: No

Sample destruction: No

Calibration: Automatic

User interface: Android smartphone

Spectrometer, illumination, camera, motion device, control, and communications module


  • Minimum detection limit for flowers/trim/extract: 0.2% THC/CBD
  • Maximum detection limit for flowers/trim: 30% THC, 20% CBD
  • Maximum detection limit for extract: 70% THC, 60% CBD
  • Accuracy:
    • Flowers/Ground: Within +/-10% of actual potency for both THC & CBD (for example, if actual potency is 8% THC, GemmaCert will report anywhere between 7.2% to 8.8% THC)
    • Extract:
      • CBD: +/- 2.5% (for example, if actual potency is 40% CBD, GemmaCert will report between 37.5% to 42.5%)
      • THC: +/- 6% (for example, if actual potency is 50% THC, GemmaCert will report between 44% to 56%)
  • Repeatability (both THC & CBD):
    • Whole flowers up to 1.5%
    • Ground material up to 0.6%

Portability: portable desktop unit

Connectivity: Bluetooth

Power source:
6vdc by standard 110/220 ac2dc power supply

Storage temperature: -10C to +45C

Operating temperature: +10C to +35C


  • Height: 224mm
  • Diameter Top: 144mm
  • Diameter Base: 166mm

Weight: 1,958 grams (including power supply)

Regulatory compliance:
CE, TuV, RoHS, German Pharmacopeia, IEC/EN standards: 61010-1:2010,EN 61000-6-1:2007,EN 61000-6-3:2007 + A1:2011 ,ETSI EN 300 328 V2.1.1,UL/CSA 61010-1,FCC part 15B, ICES-003, EN 301489-1, EN 301489-17, EN 61326-1

Dispose of leftover cannabis from time to time.

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