How Long Does HHC Stay in Your Urine

How Long Does HHC Stay in Your Urine?

HHC (or hexahydrocannabinol) can stay in your system for up to two weeks. While drug tests primarily target 11-hydroxy-THC, there remains a possibility that 11-hydroxy-HHC could yield a positive result. Given the limited research on HHC, its metabolites' impact on drug tests is uncertain. It's advisable to exercise caution and abstain from HHC if facing an upcoming drug screening.

Key takeaways

  • HHC (or hexahydrocannabinol) has been known to stay in the bloodstream for up to three weeks.
  • How long HHC lasts in your system can vary greatly depending on the weight, size, and overall metabolic rate of you as a human.

How long does HHC stay in your urine?

While most drug tests that are administered by drug testing facilities are testing for 11-hydroxy-THC, it's unclear as how 11-hydroxy-HHC (or hexahydrocannabinol) in the system will indirectly trigger a “positive” result on drug tests.

HHC products and us are still fairly new to consumers. And little research has been done about their positive, negative, and long-term effects. One of these research points would include their ability to trigger a “positive” drug test result.

Two to three weeks in the bloodstream

Very similar to other hemp products (like THCO or Delta-9), these substances can last in your bloodstream for up to three weeks. This can vary depending on your personal metabolic rate, your weight, and size as a human.

It wouldn’t be uncommon for the chemical to take up to three months to be completely filtered out of a larger male adult that weighed over 220lbs.

Why could HHC or Delta products trigger a “positive” result on a drug test?

Drug tests detect both 11-nor-Delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid (9-carboxy-THC) and 11-hydroxy-Delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol (11-OH-THC) because they are byproducts of Delta 9 THC (THC-OH) metabolism. 

The limited testing that has been done on animal test subjects has been known to convert an “HHC isomer” into the less common Delta-9 metabolite called 11-hydroxy-hexahydrocannabinol (11-OH-HHC).

THC use might lead to a positive result on drug tests due to the presence of 11-OH-HHC, a metabolite of both Delta-9 THC and HHC.

In short, it can really vary on the type of product that you consumed the way that the product was produced by the manufacturer.

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