Industrial Chemicals

Worker handles hazardous materials. Exponent consultants provide technical expertise for chemical safety and compliance.

Meet and exceed TSCA, CEPA, and REACH regulatory requirements

Whether addressing challenges related to chemicals, solvents, polymers, antimicrobials, or biocides for industrial or consumer products — Exponent is uniquely qualified to support you with regulatory frameworks in North America, the EU, and U.K., including the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA); and the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation (REACH) requirements, and others for all points in your product and process lifecycles.

We have the multidisciplinary expertise to tackle your toughest industrial chemical challenges.

Exponent has worked with a range of manufacturers, distributors, and multinational companies from every corner of the chemical industry — assessing everything from the science behind lubricant additives and flame retardants to rare earth metals, cleaning agents, and printer inks — helping to support regulatory compliance and safer, healthier, and more sustainable products.

Applying our expertise in polymers, monomers, surfactants, catalysts, pesticide inerts and intermediates, solvents, amines, acetals, vinyl esters, Exponent's chemists, toxicologists, and regulatory experts evaluate industrial chemicals used both in industrial production processes as well as consumer products, especially those in household goods and cleaning supplies.

In the United States, industrial chemicals, including those used in consumer products, are governed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); in Canada, under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA); and, in the EU and U.K., under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulations.


Our multidisciplinary teams provide the rigorous technical and regulatory support needed to help companies meet TSCA, CEPA, and REACH obligations as well as other regulatory frameworks.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.