Department of Agriculture - Fee Application and Processing - Extraction operational plan.


Published: 2020-01-31

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All processors extracting cannabinoids from hemp plant material shall have and follow an operational plan. The plan shall include at a minimum:

(A) Implementation of standards and guidelines for processing of plant material and the extraction of cannabinoids;

(B) Establish training and safety policies for the safe operation and maintenance of any and all equipment that will be used for extracting cannabinoids to ensure that any person involved in processing hemp:

(1) Has been fully trained in the safe operation and maintenance of any and all equipment that will be used for hemp extraction, with supporting documentation of the training;

(2) Has been fully trained in the safe use, handling, and storage of any and all chemicals that will be used for hemp extraction, in accordance with OSHA protocols, with supporting documentation of the training;

(3) Has been fully trained in the safe and sanitary execution of any applicable post-extraction refining protocols; and

(4) Has been fully trained in the safe and sanitary execution of any applicable manufacturing processes, including any applicable food safety standards under Chapter 901:3-117 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Documents the processing and extraction methods, techniques, and standards used which complies with rule 901:14-2-12 of the Administrative Code.