Regulatory Compliance

Exponent provides scientific support to assist clients comply with federal, state, and international laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to the products or processes that they develop. We provide timely, high-quality, creative, and practical solutions to regulatory issues affecting our clients' ability to conduct business globally. Our experienced staff includes both technical and regulatory consultants who are experienced in dealing with U.S. and international regulatory agencies. Our consultants work with clients across the product life cycle, from early phase development to postmarket programs. We have presented findings in front of the major U.S. regulatory organizations, including the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as regulatory bodies in the EU, Asia and Canada.

Exponent’s consultants work with clients to consider the “Big Picture” by assessing and integrating the regulatory, technical, strategic, and business aspects of each issue on local and global levels. Using this integrated approach, our consultants pro-actively advise clients on issues such as :

  • Environmental compliance
  • Product registration
  • Health risk evaluation
  • Technical due diligence 
  • Safety testing 
  • Product stewardship strategies
  • Experimental use permits, and reduced risk submissions. 
  • Warranty and product recall 

Exponent consultants have been involved in the preparation of vulnerability analyses, including the evaluation of regulatory, quality control, and business systems, and the development of standard operating procedures, global regulatory models, and compliance manuals and programs.

For specific services that Exponent performs in the area of Regulatory Compliance and Consulting, visit our Practices and Industries page.

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