Risk, exposure and hazard assessments are used by NSF toxicologists to establish the compliance of products to NSF/ANSI standards and guidelines as well as state, national and international regulations and guidelines.

NSF can help your company understand the hazard or risk associated with products for enhanced product stewardship, increased customer trust, decreased legal liability and quicker time to market.

Informed decisions require accurate data and sensible assessments conducted with the utmost honesty, integrity and transparency. NSF toxicology experts conduct human health and environmental risk assessments for a variety of chemicals, including drinking water additives and contaminants, industrial chemicals, dietary supplement ingredients, food additives, food contact materials, medical devices, cosmetics and consumer products.

Risk, exposure and hazard assessment services offered by NSF include:

  • Chemical risk assessments
  • Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) dossiers
  • New dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications
  • U.S. FDA food contact notifications (FCNs)
  • Threshold of regulation (TOR) calculations
  • Dietary supplement ingredient safety assessments
  • EU cosmetic product safety assessments (CPSAs)
  • Class‐based evaluations (read‐across, QSAR, predictive modeling)
  • Proposition 65 formulation review and exposure assessments
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) support services
  • CleanGredients reviews
  • Clean Production Action’s GreenScreen® assessments

For more information about the NSF's toxicology services, please contact us.