Smithers performs trusted studies that satisfy all major regulatory requirements. Since 1969, Smithers has served as a contract research organization for the chemical industry. Along with our regulatory expertise and laboratory experience, Smithers provides a comprehensive range of testing for the EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), and the US Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), including analytical support, safety assessment, and registration solutions. We specialize in applying integrated testing strategies for studies in ecotoxicology and environmental fate.

With our laboratories in Europe and North America, Smithers supports our clients REACH and TSCA registration environmental and physical chemical testing requirements:
  • Use of QSAR databases such as OECD Toolbox for in silico modelling
  • Analytical chemistry, with supporting method development and spectral analysis/characterization using UV, IR, NMR, and Mass Spec
  • Physico-chemical parameters
  • Ecotoxicological studies
    • Acute to chronic, terrestrial to aquatic
  • Environmental fate assessment, including degradation pathways & metabolism
  • Preparation of robust study summaries