Helen Lewis

Principal Consultant in United Kingdom specialising in Extractables and Leachables

Helen is a Principal Consultant within the Extractable and Leachable (E&L) division of Smithers with over 15 years’ experience in the analysis of polymers, polymer extracts and drug products for polymer leachables. Historical work includes analysis of food packaging materials for large government funded projects such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA), litigation, failure and contamination studies.

Expertise: Extractables and Leachables

Helen is responsible for the management of regulatory studies within the E&L sector, which include extractable studies from polymers, method development and validation of analytical methods for leachables determination within drug products.


Helen holds a first class BSc (Hons) in Environmental chemistry and a Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) in Applied Chemistry.

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