Consumer products are generally defined as manufactured goods which include appliances, apparel, health and beauty products, furniture, toys, and recreational equipment. It is a highly regulated industry and compliance is critical to reducing risk of injury to people that use these products.
Exponent has been solving complex technical problems and providing design and process safety consulting services to the consumer product industry for over 50 years. Our global, multidisciplinary team of approximately 700 scientists, physicians, engineers, and regulatory consultants routinely perform both in-depth scientific research and analysis and rapid-response evaluations, to provide clients with the critical information required for both day-to-day and strategic decision making.
Whether you are designing and manufacturing a new product, dealing with regulatory compliance, warranty or recalls, having issues with your facilities, or have concerns related to health of your workers, the consumer or the environment, Exponent is able to assist. We work with clients throughout the entire product life cycle from concept through manufacturing, distribution, usage and end-of-life management.
Proactively, Exponent works with its clients by providing independent design and packaging evaluations, product testing and US and international regulatory compliance support. If you manufacturer your product off-shore, our staff in Asia provides third-party auditing which include engineering audits, vendor evaluation, manufacturing line failure analysis, improving yields and efficiency.
On the reactive front, the company assists clients with patent protection and infringement evaluations, product warranty and recall support, failure analysis, insurance, environmental or health claims investigations and litigation support.
For more information on the services we provide to the Consumer Products Industry, please see our Practices and Industries page.