John Hislop
John M. Hislop, MRSC
Senior REACH Regulatory Specialist
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
  • Derby (UK)

Mr. Hislop specialises in EU REACH Regulation and, in particular, the registration requirements for “Phase-in” substances. He has already managed a significant number of lead registrations and is actively involved as a technical consultant for several consortia, covering a wide spectrum of industrial chemicals. Mr. Hislop also remains actively involved with REACH registration for “Non Phase-in” substances and worldwide new chemical notification.

Mr. Hislop’s experience of EU notification of new chemical substances under Directive 92/32/EEC extended to preparation of the documents for approximately 200 successful notifications to the regulatory authorities of all major Member States. Mr. Hislop also notified of a series of shale oil chemicals to the Estonian Competent Authority, which formed part of the Accession agreement when this country joined the EU in 2004. Furthermore, he has successfully notified many new chemical substances under other regulatory schemes worldwide, including notifications in Australia and Canada, as well as US Pre-Manufacture Notices. Examples of documents prepared for notification and REACH registration were technical dossiers, risk assessments / chemical safety reports and safety data sheets.

Mr. Hislop has considerable experience in development of worldwide testing programmes for chemicals, notably specializing in use of an “intelligent testing strategy” to safety testing in order to reduce costs to clients and minimize the use of experimental animals. He has been a leading advocate of the principle of “read-across” approach between structurally-similar substances for many years and is also able to advise on use of (Q)SARs. His expertise in adaptation of the standard testing regime is particularly relevant under the REACH Regulation.

In addition to the practical work associated with the various regulatory systems, Mr. Hislop also provides advice on regulatory strategy both in-house and to clients.

Prior to joining the Exponent, Mr. Hislop spent 14 years working within the registration department of a leading UK-based contract research organisation. He spent 12 years concentrating on worldwide notification of new chemical substances and ultimately headed this section. 

In 2007, Mr. Hislop established a new section within the registration department, dealing exclusively with REACH registration of “Phase-in” substances.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • B.Sc., Applied Chemistry (2ii), Nottingham Trent University, UK, 1994, Hons

LANGUAGES

  • French

Publications

Book Chapters

Hislop JM. EU chemical legislation. In: Practical Guide to Chemical Safety Testing—Regulatory Consequences—Chemicals, Food Packaging and Medical Devices. Knight DJ, Thomas MB (eds), Smithers Rapra Technology, 2003.

Hislop JM. Chemical control in the US and the rest of the world. In: Practical Guide to Chemical Safety Testing—Regulatory Consequences—Chemicals, Food Packaging and Medical Devices. Knight DJ, Thomas MB (eds), Smithers Rapra Technology, 2003.

Presentations


Hislop JM. Practical advice for REACH registration. European Chemicals Policy, Berlin, Germany, October 2008.

Hislop JM. Latest trends of CONCAWE. RCC Japan seminar, Tokyo, Japan, October 2008.

Hislop JM. REACH data requirements. Yorkshire Chemical Focus, Huddersfield, England, June 2008.

Hislop JM. IUCLID 5—What you need to know. Korean Ministry of the Environment, Seoul, Korea, March 2008.

Hislop JM. REACH—Practical preparation for REACH. Japanese Dyestuff & Industrial Chemicals Association, Tokyo, Japan, November 2007.

Hislop JM. REACH—A step by step guide. Metals Events Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, April 2007.

Hislop JM. REACH—An intelligent approach to testing. Estonian Ministry of Communication, Tallinn, Estonia, April 2007.

Hislop JM. REACH—A step by step guide. Lancaster, England, March 2007.

Hislop JM. REACH—Testing requirements and procedures. RAPRA Technology Conference, Shropshire, England, November 2006.

Hislop JM. REACH – A step by step guide to the registration process. Metal Events Conference, London, England, October 2006.

Hislop JM. REACH: Are you ready? Yorkshire Chemical Focus Seminar, Huddersfield, England, December 2005.

Hislop JM. Testing and notification of shale oil chemicals. Presentation to the Estonian government, Tallinn, Estonia, March 2005.

Hislop JM. Testing and notification of shale oil chemicals. Presentation to Estonian chemical industry, Kohtla-Jarve, Estonia, February 2005.

Hislop JM. Notification in non-EU countries. CHCS Meeting, Derby, UK, November 2003.

Prior Experience

Registration Supervisor – Chemicals, Contract research organisation, 2006–2008

Senior Registration Executive, Contract research organisation, 2001–2006

Registration Executive, Contract research organisation, 1999–2001

Registration Officer, Contract research organisation, 1994–1999

Industrial Placement Student, DowElanco (UK) Ltd, 1992–1993 

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Chartered Chemist

Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry EHSC Policy Group

Project Experience

Technical expert for several REACH consortia.

EU funded project for notification of shale oil chemicals. This formed part of the Accession Treaty when Estonia joined the EU in May 2004.

News & Events

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • B.Sc., Applied Chemistry (2ii), Nottingham Trent University, UK, 1994, Hons

LANGUAGES

  • French