Activities and Events
Caution, Hot Subject!
Benoit Roger, Ph. D. Laboratoire Phytochemia is proud to sponsor of the hot sauce festival ”Saguenay en Feu” that will take place in Arvida on september 2 and 3! A good occasion for us to talk a bit about the chemistry of Chili pepper and by extension of some molecules that confuse our senses. It […]Read more
A new team member
We are pleased to introduce Mr. Benoit Roger Ph. D., the new member in the team dedicated to consulting service and analyses. During the past few years, Benoit worked as a post-doc at the ‘’Laboratoire LASEVE’’ (UQAC) and as coordinator of Groupe BoréaRessources, a local company producing boreal essential oil he greatly contributed […]Read more
New Chemist in our Scientific Team
We are pleased to introduce you Mr. Sylvain Mercier as our new analytical chemist specialized in natural product chemistry. During the past two years, Sylvain has been working as a formulation chemist in Les Produits Sanitaires Lépine where he developed new household, industrial and institutional soaps and cleaners. Recipient of a research grant of the […]Read more
Hello to all, We at PhytoChemia are always looking at rare oils to enrich our database. If you happen to have a rare or non-commercial oil made with an interesting plant, we will gladly analyze a sample and share the results with you free of charge. We will even pay the shipping cost. However, these […]Read more
Tiguidou or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Analysis
Hubert Marceau, chemist, B.Sc. About three years ago a friend of mine, who was doing her master on essential oils, was struggling with her analyses. This gave me the idea to automate part of the process by creating a small VBA program in Excel that would search in a database of rentention indexes for potential […]Read more
The Cannabinoids: Beyond THC – A poster
Hubert Marceau, M. Sc., chimiste PhytoChemia is proud to present the cannabinoids family (in the convenient form of a poster that you can put on your wall). This magnificient work of art was made in collaboration with Marianne Parent from Pixel M Design. This poster is a curated list of the structures of all known cannabinoids […]Read more
License for analysis medical marijuana/cannabis for Canadian producers – License delivered by Health Canada.
Laurie Caron, Chemist, M. Sc. – News and events Recently, Laboratoire PhytoChemia has received its license for the analysis of medical cannabis from Health Canada. We offer to producers scientific consulting and third party analytical services. We offer HPLC and GC determination for cannabinoids (THC/CBD and their acidic form), quantification of heavy metals, pesticides, bacterial […]Read more
New: Digital Signatures
Alexis St-Gelais – News and events Laboratoire PhytoChemia emits most of its reports as electronic documents. A printed and manually signed version of your reports is available upon request. However, your PDFs can now have the same legal value as paper thanks to a digital signature system. As of July 2014, all of the PDF […]Read more