Mr. Millions works to support clients in registering new chemical substances in the US and Canada as well as continued compliance reporting for existing chemicals. Mr. Millions has experience in Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) compliance, including Premanufacturing Notices (PMNs), Low Volume Exemptions (LVEs), Canadian New Substance Notifications (NSNs) for all schedules, Polymer Exemption Notifications, as well as Chemical Data Reporting (CDR).
Prior to his work at Exponent, Mr. Millions worked as a regulatory specialist with two major global chemical companies. In these positions, he gained expertise in Canadian Environmental Control Act (CEPA) compliance, including New Substances Notifications, chemical data reporting, regulatory interpretation, internal auditing, and training. In addition to Canadian regulatory experience, Mr. Millions was the technical lead for the 2012 and 2016 CDR cycles, supporting TSCA 8(e) reporting, regulatory interpretation, internal audits, polymer exemptions and new chemical registrations via LVEs PMNs. Additionally, Mr. Millions has Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) experience preparing product registration dossiers, responding to Data Call-Ins, label reviews, and notification submissions. Mr. Millions has expertise in silicon-based polymers and has actively participated in the American Chemistry Council (ACC) CDR Task Group and chaired the ACC Polymer Approach Working Group.
His educational background includes an MS in Biology from Central Michigan University and a B.Sc. in Zoology from the University of Alberta.
CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS
- M.S., Biology, Central Michigan University, 2004
- B.Sc., Zoology, University of Alberta, 1998
Millions DG, Swanson BJ. Impact of natural and artificial barriers to dispersal on the population structure of bobcats. Journal of Wildlife Management 2007; 71:96-102.
Millions DG, Swanson BJ. An Application of Manel’s Model: Detecting Bobcat Poaching in Michigan. Wildlife Society Bulletin 2005; 34:150-155.
Prepas EE, Burke JM, Chanasyk DS, Smith DW, Putz G, Gabos S, Chen W, Millions D, Serediak M. Impact of wildfire on discharge and phosphorus export from the Sakwatamau watershed in the Swan Hills, Alberta, during the first two years. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science 2003; 2:S63-S72.
Senior Product Stewardship Regulatory Specialist, The Dow Chemical Company, 2016-2018
Associate Regulatory Compliance Specialist, Dow Corning Corporation, 2011-2016
Field Service Engineer, Life Technologies, 2005-2011
Lab Manager, ATCG Laboratory, Central Michigan University, 2004-2005
Successfully submitted an LVE submission in response to a client’s audit finding, resolving their potential compliance issue.
Completed a time-sensitive CDR amendment following a client’s audit finding and self-disclosure.
Aided in the review of TSCA Polymer Exemptions and submission of Bona Fide Inquiries in support of clients’ compliance plan requirements.
Reviewed the US and Canadian inventory status of a wide range of substances.