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Environmental testing and regulatory services

Smithers Viscient performs environmental and consumer safety contract research and regulatory services for the crop protection, pharmaceutical, industrial chemical, and the consumer product industries. Smithers Viscient has performed standard guideline and higher-tiered environmental studies for over 45 years. We conduct studies to satisfy all regulatory requirements globally. Smithers Viscient is a leader delivering trusted testing services.

Offerings include environmental fate, plant and animal metabolism, aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology, honeybee and pollinator testing, avian toxicology, residue, analytical, and product chemistry, and regulatory risk assessment.

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  • Smithers Viscient’s scientists will present a poster titled “Achievement and measurement of soil anaerobicity during conduct of anaerobic transformation studies” at ACS, Sunday, Aug 16 from 9:45am – 4:30pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Terrace Room (Publication Number 71).
  • Kalumbu Malekani will chair a session on Latest Trends in Environmental Fate and Exposure Assessments at ACS on Sunday, Aug 16, 1:00pm – 5:15pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel (Arlington Room).
  • Paul Reibach will chair a session on Pollinators and Agrochemicals at ACS, Tuesday, Aug 18, 1:25pm – 4:50pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Georgian Room (Section A) .
  • Michael Patnaude and James Hoberg will present “Review of laboratory test procedures with the honey bee, Apis mellifera L., following current regulatory guidelines” at ACS, Tuesday Aug 18, 1:55pm – 2:20pm, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Georgian Room (Section A, Presentation # 211).
  • Smithers Viscient staff will present a poster on “Photo-enhanced Biodegradation of a Test Substance using Artificial Sunlight with a Ready Biodegradation Test Design “ at ACS.  Speak with the authors at the Sci-Mix on Monday, Aug 17, 8:00pm – 10:00pm and ENVR Poster Session Wednesday, Aug 19, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. (Sci-Mix and the ENVR Poster Session will be located in Hall C – Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Publication Number: 487).