Formulate Innovation & Safety

The Science of a Safer Chemical Industry

We help chemical companies push the innovation envelope while maintaining the safety of their operations, workers, users, communities, and the environment.

Our work in the chemical industry

Our expertise spans the chemical product lifecycle, supporting manufacturers, registrants, distributors, and retailers with safety, efficacy, and regulatory compliance.

An industrial food factory worker opens a stainless steel vat. Exponent helps food and beverage manufacturers improve food safety.


We evaluate the health claims and potential safety implications of chemicals added to foods and beverages.

Stacks of steel barrels labeled with flammable liquid warning signs. Exponent helps improve safety of hazardous chemicals.


We help companies with regulatory compliance, and the manufacture and transport of industrial chemicals.

Crop consultant analyzes corn plants mid-summer. Exponent consultants help improve yield and safety of ag products.


We advise on plant protection products (insecticides, fungicides, pesticides, herbicides, rodenticides, biopesticides) and fertilizers to meet regulatory requirements as well as innovation goals.

Using chemical to clean a bathroom sink. Exponent analyzes and helps improve safety and performance of household chemicals.


We evaluate use indications and the purported advantages of household cleaners, soaps, and antimicrobials.

Worker dumps polymer beads into industrial manufacturing machine. Exponent helps improve the safety and performance of polymer materials.


We analyze and help improve the performance of materials used in everyday products, such as plastics, rubbers, adhesives, and coatings.

Person applies skin cream to hands. Exponent helps improve the chemical products and processes of cosmetics manufacturing.


We assess the potential impacts, uses, and stated benefits of chemicals designed for human contact.

How We Help Clients

Risk assessments. Failure analyses. Technology development. Exponent brings data-based insights and decades of unrivaled experience to your most pressing technical, commercial, and regulatory challenges.


What Can We Help You Solve?

Across decades of work in the chemical industry, we've developed specialized capabilities to address your most vital challenges. And we thrive on innovating new ways to help.

Get in touch to discuss your unique challenges.