Arizona Administrative Code
Title 9 - HEALTH SERVICES
Chapter 18 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES ADULT-USE MARIJUANA PROGRAM
Article 3 - MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENTS
Table 3.1 - Analytes

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code 3.1
Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

Key:

CAS Number = Chemical Abstract Services Registry number

CFU = Colony-forming unit, a method to estimate the number of viable bacteria or fungal cells in a sample

* = Required for marijuana products only

Analyte

Maximum Allowable Contaminants

Required Action

Escherichia coli

10 CFU/g for edible marijuana or a marijuana-infused edible food product 100 CFU/g for all other medical marijuana and marijuana products

Remediate and retest, or Destroy

Salmonella spp.

Detectable in 1 gram

Destroy

Aspergillus flavus

Aspergillus fumigatus

Aspergillus niger

Aspergillus terreus

Inhalable: Detectable in 1 gram

Remediate and retest

Remediate and use for preparing an extract or a concentrate, or Destroy

Mycotoxins:

Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, and G2

Ochratoxin A

Marijuana product, except a marijuana product intended for topical application, prepared from an extract or concentrate of marijuana:

20 µg/kg (ppb) of total aflatoxins

20 µg/kg (ppb) of ochratoxin

Destroy

B. Heavy Metals

Analyte

Maximum Allowable Contaminants

Required Action

Arsenic

0.4 ppm

Remediate and retest, or Destroy

Cadmium

0.4 ppm

Lead

1.0 ppm

Mercury

0.2 ppm for inhalable medical marijuana or an inhalable marijuana product 1.2 ppm for non-inhalable medical marijuana and all other marijuana products 1.2 ppm

C. *Residual Solvents

Analyte

CAS Number

Maximum Allowable Concentration

Required Action

Acetone

67-64-1

1,000 ppm

Remediate and retest, or Destroy

Acetonitrile

75-05-8

410 ppm

Benzene

71-43-2

2 ppm

Butanes (measured as the cumulative residue of n-butane and iso-butane)

106-97-8 and 75-28-5, respectively

5,000 ppm

Chloroform

67-66-3

60 ppm

Dichloromethane

75-09-2

600 ppm

Ethanol

64-17-5

5,000 ppm

Ethyl Acetate

141-78-6

5,000 ppm

Ethyl Ether

60-29-7

5,000 ppm

Heptane

142-82-5

5,000 ppm

Hexanes (measured as the cumulative residue of n-hexane, 2-methylpentane, 3-methylpentane, 2,2-dimethylbutane, and 2,3-dimethylbutane)

110-54-3, 107-83-5, 96-140, 75-83-2, and 79-29-8, respectively

290 ppm

Isopropyl Acetate

108-21-4

5,000 ppm

Methanol

67-56-1

3,000 ppm

Pentanes (measured as the cumulative residue of n-pentane, iso-pentane, and neo-pentane)

109-66-0, 78-78-4, and 463-82-1, respectively

5,000 ppm

2-Propanol (IPA)

67-63-0

5,000 ppm

Toluene

108-88-3

890 ppm

Xylenes (measured as the cumulative residue of 1,2-dimethylbenzene, 1,3-dimethylbenzene, and 1,4-dimethylbenzene, and the non-xylene, ethyl benzene)

1330-20-7 (95-47-6, 108-38-3, and 106-42-3, respectively, and 100-41-4)

2,170 ppm

D. Pesticides, Fungicides, Growth Regulators

Analyte

CAS Number

Maximum Allowable Concentration

Required Action

Abamectin

71751-41-2

0.5 ppm

Remediate and retest, or Destroy

Acephate

30560-19-1

0.4 ppm

Acetamiprid

135410-20-7

0.2 ppm

Aldicarb

116-06-3

0.4 ppm

Azoxystrobin

131860-33-8

0.2 ppm

Bifenazate

149877-41-8

0.2 ppm

Bifenthrin

82657-04-3

0.2 ppm

Boscalid

188425-85-6

0.4 ppm

Carbaryl

63-25-2

0.2 ppm

Carbofuran

1563-66-2

0.2 ppm

Chlorantraniliprole

500008-45-7

0.2 ppm

Chlorfenapyr

122453-73-0

1.0 ppm

Chlorpyrifos

2921-88-2

0.2 ppm

Clofentezine

74115-24-5

0.2 ppm

Cyfluthrin

68359-37-5

1.0 ppm

Cypermethrin

52315-07-8

1.0 ppm

Daminozide

1596-84-5

1.0 ppm

DDVP (Dichlorvos)

62-73-7

0.1 ppm

Diazinon

333-41-5

0.2 ppm

Dimethoate

60-51-5

0.2 ppm

Ethoprophos

13194-48-4

0.2 ppm

Etofenprox

80844-07-1

0.4 ppm

Etoxazole

153233-91-1

0.2 ppm

Fenoxycarb

72490-01-8

0.2 ppm

Fenpyroximate

134098-61-6

0.4 ppm

Fipronil

120068-37-3

0.4 ppm

Flonicamid

158062-67-0

1.0 ppm

Fludioxonil

131341-86-1

0.4 ppm

Hexythiazox

78587-05-0

1.0 ppm

Imazalil

35554-44-0

0.2 ppm

Imidacloprid

138261-41-3

0.4 ppm

Kresoxim-methyl

143390-89-0

0.4 ppm

Malathion

121-75-5

0.2 ppm

Metalaxyl

57837-19-1

0.2 ppm

Methiocarb

2032-65-7

0.2 ppm

Methomyl

16752-77-5

0.4 ppm

Myclobutanil

88671-89-0

0.2 ppm

Naled

300-76-5

0.5 ppm

Oxamyl

23135-22-0

1.0 ppm

Paclobutrazol

76738-62-0

0.4 ppm

Permethrins (measured as the cumulative residue of cis- and trans- isomers)

52645-53-1

(54774-45-7 and 51877-74-8)

0.2 ppm

Phosmet

732-11-6

0.2 ppm

Piperonyl_butoxide

51-03-6

2.0 ppm

Prallethrin

23031-36-9

0.2 ppm

Propiconazole

60207-90-1

0.4 ppm

Propoxur

114-26-1

0.2 ppm

Pyrethrins (measured as the cumulative residue of pyrethrin I and II)

8003-34-7

(121-21-1, 25402-06-6, and 4466-14-2)

1.0 ppm

Pyridaben

96489-71-3

0.2 ppm

Spinosad (measured as the cumulative residue of Spinosyn A and Spinosyn D)

168316-95-8

0.2 ppm

Spiromesifen

283594-90-1

0.2 ppm

Spirotetramat

203313-25-1

0.2 ppm

Spiroxamine

118134-30-8

0.4 ppm

Tebuconazole

107534-96-3

0.4 ppm

Thiacloprid

111988-49-9

0.2 ppm

Thiamethoxam

153719-23-4

0.2 ppm

Trifloxystrobin

141517-21-7

0.2 ppm

E. Potency

Analyte

Labeling

Required Action

Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THC-A)

Label claim is not within +/- 20% of tested value

Revise label as necessary

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol ([DELTA]9-THC)

Cannabidiolic acid (CBD-A)

Cannabidiol (CBD)

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