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TSG Hires Toxicologist Leslie Patton, Ph.D. (February 2013)

Technology Sciences Group Inc. (TSG) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Leslie Patton. Prior to TSG, Dr. Patton worked as a toxicologist at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and a consultant at ToxServices. With over 7 years of experience in risk and exposure evaluation and hazard identification for products regulated by EPA, CPSC and FDA, Dr. Patton will be a regulatory toxicologist at TSG.

Dr. Patton has significant experience in evaluating hazard and exposure associated with consumer products regulated by statutes such as the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the FDA Modernization Act (FDAMA), the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) and the Flammable Fabrics Act. She has expertise in performing single and multi-route exposure and safety assessments for new and existing consumer products, including food storage, home cleaning, insect control, cosmetics and personal care, dietary supplements, and consumer applications of nanomaterials. She has also evaluated product formulations for submission to EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) Program. Dr. Patton is experienced in modeling chemical migration into food associated with food contact substances (FCS), and assessing risk potential of FCSs and their compliance with FDA, Health Canada, EU and other regulatory agencies. In addition, she has performed safety assessment for drugs and drug excipients by synthesizing data on the compound’s chemistry, pharmacokinetics and toxicology, as well as prepared the preclinical section of an Investigational New Drug application. Dr. Patton has also reviewed formulations of drinking water treatment systems/chemicals and their compliance with national and voluntary health-based standards.

Dr. Patton has a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology from Cornell University. Dr. Patton joined TSG January 22, 2013, and works out of its Washington, DC office.

About TSG
Technology Sciences Group Inc. (TSG) provides state, federal and international expertise on a wide range of scientific and regulatory issues. With experts in regulatory affairs, chemistry, toxicology, ecotoxicology, residue and metabolism, environmental fate, efficacy and risk assessment, TSG provides services in support of the registration, compliance and defense of chemically related products. Our clients include chemical, pesticide, consumer product, food, personal care and animal health companies, as well as industry groups, trade associations and law firms.

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