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New Extensive Pesticide Testing now offered!

On October 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on New Extensive Pesticide Testing now offered!

At Desert Valley Testing (DVT), we believe it is important to help ensure the health and safety of consumers and to maximize the quality of our client’s products. Although some pesticides can be useful during the cultivation process they are also harmful when ingested; therefore, we are now offering a more extensive Pesticide Analysis for 17 of the most common pesticide analytes. Abamectin Bifenazate Dimethomorph Etoxazole Fenhexamid Flonicamid Fludioxinil Imidacloprid Myclobutanil Paclobutrazol Piperonyl Butoxide Pyrethrins (R1, jasmoline) Spinetoram Spinosad…

DVT’s 3 year anniversary Spooktacular Giveaway

On October 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on DVT’s 3 year anniversary Spooktacular Giveaway

  October 31st 2017 marks DVT’s 3 year anniversary of testing your meds! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to treat the people who made it happen!   From now until 10/30/17, every sample submitted for testing will earn you a raffle ticket and a chance to win our Frighteningly Fantastic Surprise Basket!   The more sample submissions, the more chances to win!   The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on Tuesday, 10/31/2017!

DVT Now Offers E-Liquid Analysis!

On October 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on DVT Now Offers E-Liquid Analysis!

    Harmful compounds, commonly found in E-Cigarette flavoring, have been known to cause bronchial obliterans (AKA “popcorn lung”). This is a respiratory condition that can lead to irreversible chronic respiratory issues, and in some cases, a possible lung transplant. DVT is now testing for the following 3 E-Liquid Flavor Compounds: Diacetyl, Acetylpropionyl and Acetoin $60.00 Results in 48 Hours.

Get LIT on Cannabis science with DVT

On August 21, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Get LIT on Cannabis science with DVT

We are excited to launch our new educational comic, “Get LIT on Cannabis science with DVT” where we will be featuring different cannabis topics on a regular basis. Today we are featuring “Max Active THC/CBD”. Learn what max active means and how it is calculated.  If you have an educational question you would like Blaze to ask, let us know by clicking on “Contact Us” in the upper right corner of our website or emailing…

Now testing Delta-8-THC by GC-FID

On June 22, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Now testing Delta-8-THC by GC-FID

    We are excited to announce that Desert Valley Testing (DVT) is now analyzing Delta-8-THC for cannabinoid potency using GC-FID!   What is Delta-8-THC?  Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta-8-THC) is similar to Delta-9-THC as it binds to the same CBI receptors; however it has a less psychoactive effect. What are the Medicinal Benefits? • Stimulates Appetite • Reduces and/or Eliminates Nausea • Antiemetic Properties • Anxiolytic Properties • Analgesic Properties • Neuroprotective Properties • Anti-Anxiety • Pain…

CBD-V added to DVT’s Cannabinoid Potency Profile

On March 20, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on CBD-V added to DVT’s Cannabinoid Potency Profile

We are excited to announce that we have added CBD-V to the list of Cannabinoids we analyze! This added Cannabinoid will be included in our standard low pricing package for Potency and will have the same turn around time of 24 to 48 hours. What is CBD-V? Cannabidivarin (CBD-V) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in Cannabis that has a similar molecular structure to Cannabidiol (CBD) as well as similar benefits. CBD-V Effects and Medicinal Benefits…

DNA Profiling

On March 3, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on DNA Profiling

  There are countless reasons for why you want to improve or certify a hemp strain. Knowing the specific genes that give a strain its desirable properties opens a door to all possibilities. Best of all, the entire process is replicable, allowing you more control for trait development, strain stabilization, product branding and more. DVT has partnered with Marigene to offer our clients DNA Profiling. Marigene strives to provide insight into the use of genetics…