Cannabis manufacturers who utilize closed-loop extraction systems must ensure their extraction systems are operated and maintained according to the requirements established by the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) under the California Code of Regulations at Title 4. Division 19. Chapter 8. Article 3. Solvent Use and Safety. These requirements govern the use of volatile or asphyxiating solvents, or flammable liquids, permissible extraction types, closed-loop extraction systems, and the continued certification of closed-loop extraction systems.
This document is intended to outline the requirements that closed-loop extraction system operators must follow to ensure the compliant use of extraction systems.
Included in this checklist:
- General requirements
- Solvent requirements for closed-loop extraction systems
- Closed-loop extraction system requirements
- Certification of closed-loop systems requirements
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This checklist is designed to help you review the conditions of your cannabis manufacturing facility in preparation for an inspection by Department of Cannabis Control (Department) staff. The items listed below represent the major areas evaluated during a routine compliance inspection.
The Master Manufacturing Protocol is a written document that describes how to make a cannabis product. It lists the type and amount of each ingredient to use and each step that must be followed to safely and consistently produce the product.