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Interactive Consulting, Inc.

Interactive Consulting, Inc.

7 Deusenberg Drive
P.O. Box 66

East Norwich, New York 11732

Phone(516) 922-2167

Website chemicalconsult.com

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Meyer R. Rosen, CFEI, CPC, CChE, FAIC, FRSC, DABFET, is an experienced, forensic expert witness for plaintiff or defense; both Federal and State. Accepting cases including, but not limited to: fires and explosions, hazardous chemicals, specialty chemicals, chemical burns and toxic exposure. Consumer and Industrial products and processes. Nationally certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI), professional chemist (CPC) and chemical engineer (CChE) with extensive credentials in both industrial and academic fields.

Services

Mr. Rosen’s consulting services include:

Ideation:
Catalyst for Novel Thinking
Applications Oriented
Creative Technical Solutions
Technology Transfer
Strategic Planning & Implementation

Technical information:
Patent Analysis and Litigation Support
Custom Market Research
Chemical Technology Assessment & Evaluation
Capture & Presentation of Complex Information
Mind Mapping Training & Applications

Technical Marketing:
Technical Writing
Professional Technical Content Editing
Event Planning & Meeting Facilitation


Litigation Support Services

Mr. Rosen’s technical product litigation experience includes, but is not limited to:

Products Liability, Chemical Technology, Accident Reconstruction, Fires & Explosions, Hazardous Chemicals, Household and Industrial Products, Safety in Design & Formulation, Safer Alternatives & Safety in Packaging and Handling; Chemical Burns & Toxic Exposures; Technical Aspects of Warnings, Instructions and Labels; Personal Care & Cosmetic Products; Hair Relaxers, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry & Material Properties, Product & Process Issues, OSHA Regulations, Codes & Standards, Intellectual Property Management, including patent analysis/infringement as well as trade secret litigation.

Areas of Expertise

Profile

Meyer R. Rosen is Founder & President of Interactive Consulting, Inc. (ICI) (www.chemicalconsult.com). His company is a technology-based consulting firm committed to Creating & Facilitating breakthroughs in market, product & process development. He also provides both consulting and testifying services in support of attorneys and insurance companies in: Intellectual Property, trade secret issues and product liability/personal injury case litigation.

Mr. Rosen is a Thought-Leader and expert in the field of Specialty Chemicals and both their multi-industry technical and marketing applications. These include, but are not limited to: surfactants, polymers, chemical fluids, and organosilicones as well as their physical and chemical behavior. Mr. Rosen also specializes in applied rheology (fluid flow) and applied surface chemistry. He has also conducted advanced training in the custom preparation of Mind-Maps? and their direct application in knowledge- mapping and patent analysis.

Meyer has extensive experience in the practical application of fundamental principles to a wide variety of market development & technological issues associated with the Specialty Chemicals & Allied Industries. For more than thirty- five years, Mr. Rosen has consulted for hundreds of corporations involved in the development, optimization, patenting, marketing and quality control of new and existing products and processes.

CREDENTIALS & AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

Mr. Rosen is a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London); a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and both a Certified Professional Chemist and Certified Professional Chemical Engineer (National Certification Commission in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering). He served as Chief Scientific Advisor to United Business Media Technical Conferences and Director of United Business Media Technical Conference Planning for six years.

Meyer was voted the “most creative, innovative and productive member of a nationally selected group of 25 top scientists and technologists during a three- day Ideation program for the 3M Company. He was selected as a Vaaler Awards judge for 2003 by Chemical Processing Magazine. The awards competition honors products that improved operations or lowered costs for the chemical processing industry.

Mr. Rosen has been recognized by Albert Nelson Marquis Who’s Who as a Distinguished Humanitarian (2020) and his biographical profile is listed in the Marquis Biographies Online Registry.

Meyer has been awarded The Lawyer- Monthly Expert Witness Award in 2020. This award recognizes experts that have superior knowledge and experience within their field and have a proven record in assisting either third parties, courts, tribunals, arbitration hearings and official enquiries to help them understand the issues in a case or report and thereby reach a sound and just decision.

Meyer has also served as Editorial Board Member of the Knovel Corporation which provides unique interactive access to scientific data to over 600 subscribing institutions and twenty content collections. He is a member of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists and Advisor to the Executive Director of the National Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Meyer is also a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, a former Director of the American Institute of Chemists, past Vice President of the Association of Consulting Chemists and has served on the Scientific Advisory Board of Supply Side West/East: Virgo Publications. He is also the Founder, Organizer and co-moderator for HBA’s Annual International Safety, Regulatory and Certification Symposia.

Mr. Rosen is a past Vice President of the Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers and served on its Executive Board of Directors. He is a voting member of several Standards-Making Committees of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM). These committees include: halogenated organic solvents, fire- extinguishing agents, fire standards, industrial chemicals, and hazard potential of chemicals. He also serves on several other ASTM committees including: forensic sciences, occupational health and safety, consumer products, hazardous substances, and industrial chemicals. Mr. Rosen has extensive experience in the preparation and analysis of Material Safety Data Sheets, as well as the filing of Regulatory Applications for the Environmental Protection Agency. He has advanced training as a nationally certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI): 2001,2011,2016.

Consulting Practice

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Professional Experience

Mr. Rosen has over 40 years of industrial and academic of experience in the field of chemistry and chemical engineering. He has consulted with hundreds of corporations involved in the development, optimization, technical marketing and quality control of new and existing consumer, household, medical and industrial products. Meyer is experienced in products liability, personal injury, intellectual property and trade secret cases. These include, but are not limited to: consumer, household and cosmetic products as well as industrial products and processes. He has worked with numerous law firms and insurance companies in both plaintiff and defense cases as a consulting and testifying expert in both state and Federal courts.

Meyer’s background includes: fires, explosions, accident reconstruction, hazardous chemicals, toxic exposures, chemical exposures, chemical burns, uncovering safer alternatives and training in courtroom procedures. He also has advanced training as a nationally certified fire and explosion investigator and is skilled at determining the origin and cause of fires, explosions and arson relating to flammable liquids, gases & solids as well as aerosol fires. Mr. Rosen is also experienced in products liability issues and complex litigation relative to safety in design, formulation, packaging and handling, warnings, instructions and labels. He is also experienced in intellectual property and trade secret matters.

As an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for 15 years, Mr. Rosen trained the senior firefighters of New York City and surrounding cities in a course he designed on Fire Chemistry, Hazardous Chemicals and Fire Extinguishing Methods.

Mr. Rosen is a former member of the Fire Science & Technology Educators Section of the National Fire Protection Association and a Senior Member of the National Fire Protection Association He has taken training at the National Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Training Program and the National Seminar on Fire Analysis Litigation. His experience and training includes NFPA 921, the peer reviewed, accepted scientific standard of the fire protection industry. Mr. Rosen has also taken several programs in Advanced Training in the Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Science & Technology Program co-sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and the National Association of Fire Investigators (2005, 2011, 2016).

His Professional Certifications include being a nationally certified Professional Chemist and Professional Chemical Engineer. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, a Board Certified Forensic Examiner, a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology and a Nationally certified fire and explosion investigator. He is a past Executive Advisor to the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology. Meyer is a past member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Knovel Corporation, where he was responsible for guiding selection of science and engineering book content for hundreds of corporations, the U.S. patent office and the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). Mr. Rosen was selected as a Vaaler Awards judge for 2003 by Chemical Processing Magazine. The awards competition honors products that improved operations or lowered costs for the chemical processing industry.

Mr. Rosen has been recognized by Albert Nelson Marquis Who’s Who as a Distinguished Humanitarian (2020) and his biographical profile is listed in the Marquis Biographies Online Registry.

Meyer has been awarded The Lawyer- Monthly Expert Witness Award in 2020. This award recognizes experts that have superior knowledge and experience within their field and have a proven record in assisting either third parties, courts, tribunals, arbitration hearings and official enquiries to help them understand the issues in a case or report and thereby reach a sound and just decision.

Meyer serves as Editor-in-Chief for EuroCosmetics Magazine (Germany) and is Editor-in-Chief of the 2,600 page book on the cosmetic industry, Harry’s Cosmeticology, 9th Edition http://www.chemical-publishing.com/category_s/44.htm. Meyer served for six years as Chief Scientific Advisor & Director of Technical Programming for United Business Media’s HBA Global Technical Conference and Expo, the largest health and beauty conference & expo in the United States. He has been the Chairman and Organizer of the Annual HBA Global Expo Safety, Regulatory and Certification Summit since 2006- a series of major international technical conferences covering the impact of global Regulations on the personal care and cosmetic industry. Mr. Rosen also serves as Book Series Editor for Elsevier Publishing’s Personal Care and Cosmetic Technology Series. Meyer is a member of the Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Mr. Rosen is a past Vice President of the Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers and on its Executive Board of Directors. He is a voting member of several Standards-Making Committees of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM). These committees include: halogenated organic solvents, fire- extinguishing agents, fire standards, industrial chemicals, and hazard potential of chemicals. He also serves on several other ASTM committees including: forensic sciences, occupational health and safety, consumer products, hazardous substances, and industrial chemicals. Mr. Rosen has extensive experience in the preparation and analysis of Material Safety Data Sheets, as well as the filing of Regulatory Applications for the Environmental Protection Agency.


Affiliations

• American Board of Forensic Engineering & Technology, Executive Advisor
• American Chemical Society
• American Institute of Chemical Engineers
• American College of Forensic Examiners
• ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry
• American Industrial Hygiene Association / Former Member Noise Committee • American Institute of Chemists, (Former Director)
• American Society of Safety Engineers (Former Member)
• Assoc. of Consulting Chemists/Chemical Engineers: Executive Director, Past V.P.
• Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
• National Association of Fire Investigators
• National Fire Protection Association, Senior Member
Member, Fire Science & Technology • Educators Section;
Former member Fire Fighting Foam Subcommittee (Standards -making body).
• Société de Chimie Industrielle, American Section (Former Member)
• Society of Cosmetic Chemists, National
• New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists
• Controlled Release Society (Consumer & Diversified Product Committee)


Qualifications

Credentials

Fellow: American College of Forensic Examiners
Fellow: Royal Society of Chemistry (London) and Chartered Chemist
Fellow: American Institute of Chemists
Certified Professional Chemist - National Certification Commission in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Certified Professional Chemical Engineer- National Certification Commission in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (Advanced Training);
Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Examiners
Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Engineering & Technology


Awards & Honors

• Who's Who in The East, 1996-2002.
• Who's Who in Finance and Industry, 1996.
• International Who's Who of Professionals, 1996, 1997.
• Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 1996-2006
• Who's Who in America, 1996-present.
• American Institute of Chemists Professional Directory, 1996.
• Dictionary of International Biography (Cambridge, England, 1998).
• Honored Member - Strathmore's Who's Who – 1999
• Outstanding People of the 20th Century, International Biographic Center, Cambridge, England, 1999.


Publications

Editor-in-Chief: Eurocosmetics Magazine (Germany);

Editor-in-Chief of Harry's Cosmeticology, 9th Edition, Chemical Publishing Company (2015)

Lead Author, Editor, and Series Editor for Elsevier Publishing; Chief Scientific Advisor for HBA Global Expo and Director of Technical Conferences; Organizer for International Safety, Regulatory and Certification Programs.

Editor-in-Chief: North and Latin America- EuroCosmetics Magazine (Germany)


Education

M.S. Chemical Engineering: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (1966). Developed color toners for three- dimensional Xerox process under grant from Naval Weapons Test Laboratory.

B.S. Chemical Engineering: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (1964).




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