Work Item
ASTM WK85873

New Guide for Standard Guide for Laboratory Certificates of Analysis (COA) in the Cannabis/Hemp Industry

1. Scope

This standard will cover the minimum information, data protection and design format for laboratory COAs produced for hemp/cannabis testing.


COA; Cannabis; hemp; Laboratory; Testing


Standardizing lab reports (COAs) with minimum information, data protection, design and format, will reduce lab reporting fraud, create a base expectation and understanding of the data and hold laboratories accountable for their transgressions, bolstering the trust in cannabis science and industry.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D37.03

Committee: D37

Staff Manager: Jimmy Farrell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-06-2023

Technical Contact: Jini Glaros