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 Expert  108479

Expert in Chemical Regulations and Safety

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Pennsylvania (PA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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TOXIC SUBSTANCE CONTROL ACT (TSCA) REGULATIONS. Expert has extensive experience in helping clients comply with regulations under TSCA since initial promulgation in 1977. His current consulting service organization emphasizes chemical product safety and regulatory compliance including TSCA. He can provide the necessary inputs for compliance with all of the operating sections of TSCA including Section 4 (testing), Section 5 (new chemicals), Section 8b (inventory), Section 8c (adverse effects), Section 8e (significant risk notices), Section 12 (exports), and Section 13 (imports). Expert provides technical and industrial perspectives in his seminars and training courses on TSCA.

PREMANUFACTURE NOTICE (PMN). Expert understands how premanufacture notices under Section 5 of TSCA represent major hurdles in new chemical product and process development. He has extensive experience preparing and submitting PMNs. He is knowledgeable of the details of consent orders in Section 5e of TSCA.

INTERNATIONAL CHEMICAL REGULATIONS; CHEMICAL REGULATION CONTROL. Expert has experience with chemical control laws such as TSCA in the Unites States, the European Union's Sixth/Seventh Amendments, the Japanese Law on Manufacture of Chemicals, the Australian Industrial Chemicals Act, and the Chemical Control Portions of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. He is also knowledgeable of the South Korean Toxic Chemicals Control Law, the Phillipines Republic Act to Control Toxic Substances, and the Chinese Regulations on Environmental Management of First Import. He provides seminars for clients on the various chemical control regulations.

EUROPEAN UNION SIXTH/SEVENTH AMENDMENT. Expert has handled necessary documents for compliance with the regulations under the European Union Directives by submitting through agents to the authorities in the appropriate EU countries. In his current consulting work, Expert provides information to clients regarding regulations, testing requirements for new chemical substances, and assistance in drafting premarket notices for submittal to agents in the appropriate countries.

EUROPEAN INVENTORY OF EXISTING COMMERCIAL CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES. Expert has experience in preparing and submitting initial inventory forms for preparation of the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS), the first regulatory compliance issue under the EV Sixth Amendment. He continues to review EINECS for clients as needed to determine whether a chemical substance is listed or is considered a "new" chemical substance in the European Union countries.

CANADIAN CHEMICAL CONTROL REGULATIONS. For chemical substances sold in Canada, Expert has prepared many forms for the initial inventory reporting (the Domestic Substance List). He has experience preparing New Chemical Substance Notification forms under the promulgated regulations.


Canadian chemical control regulation


chemical regulation


chemical regulatory control


European Community Sixth/Seventh Amendment


European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances


international chemical regulation


premanufacture notification


Toxic Substances Control Act regulation


Environmental Protection Agency toxic chemical registration


chemical injury

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1946   MSChE   Chemical Engineering   Pennsylvania State University  
1943   BSChE   Chemical Engineering   University of Pennsylvania  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1987 to







1977 to 1987


Rohm and Haas Company


Product Safety and Regulatory Compliance




1946 to 1977


Rohm and Haas Company



Various technical and management positions


Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Water Environment Federation, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the National Society of Professional Engineers.


Expert is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania.

Professional Appointments

Expert is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and was its President in 1977.


He has been honored with Hamilton Award, the Van Antwerpen Award, and the Founders Award, all from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Chemical Society (ACS) Regional Meetings.Middle Atlantic Region and Northeast Region  
 - Chemical Health & Safety  
 - Presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting  
 - Process Safety Progress  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • TSCA expert for consulting on TSCA audit at a pharmaceutical company.
  • Expert in chemical registration regulations for consulting on chemical regulatory filings.
  • Expert in exporting for consulting on shipping a TASCA registered chemical to Europe.
  • Expert in wood treatment chemicals for consulting on regulatory requirements for the sale of treated materials.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of chemical testing laboratories (for physical-chemical properties, environmental fate, toxicity, ecotoxicity).


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