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density of thc *Each suspension will have a different density. Here are some common ones.
Ethanol: .789 g/mL
Vegetable glycerin = 1.26 g/mL
Coconut oil = .926 g/mL
Olive oil = .915 g/mL
Safflower oil = .921 g/mL
Butter = .911 g/mL
MCT Oil = .955 g/mL
Honey = 1.43 g/mL
(Most oils have a density between 0.90 to 0.95)

Step Two: Multiply Density in mg/ml by Potency Percentage:
789 x 2% = 15.78 mg/ml
Step One: Convert density from g/ml to mg/ml:
0.911 x 1000 = 911 mg

Step Three: Multiply mg/ml by Volume of liquid:
28.65 x 0.5 = 14.33 mg in 0.50 ml
For this example, let’s assume you’re putting .5 ml of infused MCT (liquid coconut oil) into capsules:
Let’s say you want to know how many mg are in a 50 ml bottle of ethanol tincture at 2% potency:
Potency Percentage = 2%
Density of ethanol* = 0.789 g/ml
Volume of liquid = 50 ml
Step Two: Multiply Density in mg/ml by Potency Percentage:
911 x 0.5% = 4.56 mg/ml

In order to accurately calculate milligrams per milliliter, you’ll need the following information: Potency percentage, Density of the suspension, and Volume of the liquid.

Accurately converting percentage to milligrams per milliliter can be confusing, and it's easy to get it wrong if you don't factor in the density of the liquid suspension. You know how oils typically float to the top when mixed in water, while other substances like honey sink to the bottom? That's because their density and…