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PDFWAC 16-306-100

Voluntary certification for hemp intended for human consumption.

(1) In addition to testing required under WAC 16-306-090, producers may obtain certification that hemp meets the department's standards for human consumption if tested for the following:
(a) Nonapproved pesticide or herbicide use. The list of approved pesticides and herbicides is available on the department website; and
(b) Approved limits of mycotoxin. The sample and related lot fail testing for mycotoxin if the results exceed the following limits:
(i) Total of Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2: 20 μg/kg of substance;
(ii) Ochratoxin A: 20 μg/kg of substance.
(c) Approved limits for heavy metals. The sample and related lot fail testing for heavy metals if the results exceed the following limits:
Metal
μ/daily dose (5 grams)
Inorganic arsenic
10.0
 
Cadmium
4.1
 
Lead
6.0
 
Mercury
2.0
 
(2) The producer must inform the department if they wish to participate in the voluntary certification for human consumption at the time of sampling as specified under WAC 16-306-080.
(3) The licensee will be required to reimburse the department or the approved laboratory for the actual costs incurred for conducting such tests.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.140.030 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 20-03-174, § 16-306-100, filed 1/22/20, effective 2/22/20.]
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