ASTM D8197 - 18

    Standard Specification for Maintaining Acceptable Water Activity (aw) Range (0.55 to 0.65) for Dry Cannabis Flower

    Active Standard ASTM D8197 | Developed by Subcommittee: D37.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.10


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the recommended range of aw suitable for safe and efficacious storage of cannabis flowers or portions thereof.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D8196 Practice for Determination of Water Activity (aw) in Cannabis Flower


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 65.020.20 (Plant growing)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D8197-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D8197-18, Standard Specification for Maintaining Acceptable Water Activity (aw) Range (0.55 to 0.65) for Dry Cannabis Flower, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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