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Cannabis Quality Assurance Testing Media

Hardy Diagnostics is proud to be partnering with Cannabis testing and Cannabis science laboratories to ensure that Cannabis products are safe for consumers. We have a wide variety of Cannabis testing and environmental monitoring products. See some of our favorites below.

Pathogen Detection

CompactDry Cannabis No Fade

The CompactDry™ plate line presents a variety of organism-specific and total count tests, packaged up nicely in a sophisticated and sturdy cassette.

This ready-to-use system introduces a process to simplify your testing procedure. Chromogenic reaction in the dry media format provides easy organism differentiation and counting. This product line is designed to save technician time while performing colony counts on Food, Beverage, Cannabis, Cosmetics, Environmental, Meat and Raw Material samples.

HardyCHROM Cannabis Chromogenic plates

Differentiate at a glance with HardyCHROM™

HardyCHROM, our best-selling media line offers selective and differential culture media, recommended for use in primary cultivation and isolation of microorganisms. Hardy was the first to introduce chromogenic culture media to the United States, and continues to lead the industry in quality and customer satisfaction.

Microbiologics offers cannabis microbial testing quality control strains to help you ensure accurate results and keep consumers safe.

Through Microbiologics, Hardy Diagnostics offers all the required cannabis strains your laboratory needs in test ready formats. These safe, simple, and stable controls are compatible with a variety of instrums, kits, and applications. With no freezing required, Microbiologics strains save you time and money.

Stay up to date with your state’s Quality Control requirements by visiting the applicable link below**:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington.

**These links were cataloged on Oct. 24th, 2018. Hardy Diagnostics urges you to verify any information contained therein with your local and state laws.

The Wizard™ CompactDry™ Reader

Introducing The Wizard™ CompactDry™ Reader, a small piece of equipment that will make a big impact on the time spent counting colonies by hand.

Colony counts in seconds- where it would usually take hours to complete all of the colony counts associated with food testing, The Wizard™ CompactDry™ Reader will take just seconds. This saves your technicians valuable time in their testing processes.

CRITERION Dehydrated Culture Media Line

Formulated to meet and exceed the highest quality standards

Take media making into your own hands with Hardy’s line of CRITERION Dehydrated Culture Media. With long shelf life, impeccable quality, and over 250 standard formulations, our CRITERION product line is the perfect addition to your lab.
All animal components used in CRITERION™ formulations are sourced from countries the USDA has certified as free from BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy).

cannabis criterion dehydrated culture media

Prepared Culture Media

Since 1980, Hardy Diagnostics has grown to manufacture an extensive selection of prepared media products which are packaged in plates, tubes, bottles, bags, and flasks.
Our products go through rigorous and extensive QC testing and lot specific Certificates of Analysis are available at
All of our products are manufactured in an facility with a Quality Management System that is ISO 13485 certified.

Prepared Culture Media for Cannabis

The Dilu-Lok™ eliminates the time and money spent on preparing your own dilution vials!

Our pre-filled dilution vials are designed especially for the Food, Dairy, Pharmaceutical, and Water industries. Designed and packaged to eliminate leaking with a wide 45mm opening that accommodates large samples. Filled to 25ml, 90ml, and 99ml. Available in most standard diluent formulations

Dilucup Cannabis

The most elegant solution in serial dilution automation.

This simple format puts sophisticated automation technology within reach for labs of any size!

Practical and efficient. Competing vials require seven physical touches per dilution versus three with the Dilucup™ Elegance, effectively reducing technician labor time and cost. The Dilucup™ system ensures consistent results even when used by different lab technicians. Reduces technician labor time and costs allowing them to reallocate saved time to other activities.

Dilushaker cannabis

The MALDI-ToF Autof ms1000

The Autof ms 1000 provides automatedhigh-speed and high-confidence identification and taxonomical laser-induced classification of bacteria, yeasts, fungi, and filamentous fungi based on proteomic fingerprinting. Numerous studies have demonstrated the higher accuracyfaster time-to-result, and lower cost provided by MALDI-TOF technology when compared to classical methods3,4,5.


    • Faster time-to-result when compared to conventional methods and PCR
    • Accuracy similar to nucleic acid sequencing technologies
    • Cost effective
    • Robust, intuitive software, supporting 21 CFR part 11
    • Installation Qualification/Operation Qualification-Performance Verification support
    • LIMS/LIS connectivity and support
    • Database of approximately 5,000 species created with over 15,000 strains
    • Can identify 96 samples in less than 20 minutes hands-on time

*Autof ms 1000 is manufactured by Autobio Diagnostics Co. LTD. for Hardy Diagnostics
*For Research Use Only. Not for use in clinical diagnostic procedures.

Environmental Monitoring

Ensure Touch Food Page

The best selling ATP system
just got smarter!

The best selling ATP system just got smarter! EnSURE™ Touch’s responsive, shatter-proof touchscreen design puts all the functionality and features of Hygiena’s ATP Monitoring Systems at your fingertips.

Envirotrans cannabis 3

A ready-to-use swab and transport tube pre-filled to fit your specific needs!

Collect and transport your environmental samples from the surface to the lab efficiently and easily with Envirotrans. with a convenient, leak resistant, and robust design, Envirotrans was designed with our customers in mind!

TRIO BAS Food Icon

The next generation of air samplers for viable airborne particle sampling in a clean room setting.

TRIO.BAS microbial air samplers are the most versatile on the market. Ergonomic- balanced, light weight, easy-to-hold and use. Available with one, two, or three aspirating heads, the TrioBAS allows you to perform multiple samples at once allowing for quick sampling of multiple areas in your facility.

Verify the efficacy of your cleaning protocol!

EnSURE™ is a quality monitoring system that uses one instrument platform to collect, analyze, and report data from multiple locations within your facility. Using new state-of-the-art technology and patented designs, the EnSURE system is a simple-to-use, flexible, and accurate quality monitoring system.

Lok-Tight™ Lockable Environmental Monitoring Plates: Stop Mold Sporulations Where It Starts!

Cannabis testing facilities are using TSA (Tryptic Soy Agar) as a cost effective method for environmental monitoring within facilities to manage the testing of their high usage areas, critical contamination points, and general bio burden samples.

Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) with Lecithin and Tween®, is recommended for use as a general growth medium for establishing microbiological trends, alerts and action level in a biologically controlled environments.

LokTight Food Page Environmental Monitoring Plates and Media

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