Mouna Zachary, Ph.D
Toxicologist, ToxServices, Inc.
Dr. Mouna Zachary is a UK-based toxicologist who joined ToxServices in mid-2009 after completing her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Hull, England. She is a chemist who specializes in the use of Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship (QSAR) software to help businesses assess and predict the behavior of chemical compounds in environmental systems. She has expertise in both European and North American regulations pertaining to chemicals, and has conducted numerous workshops pertaining to REACH compliance and appropriate use of QSAR software.
At ToxServices, Mouna has been involved in preparing chemical hazard assessments on numerous chemicals and formulations and identifying, reviewing and critically evaluating toxicological data on a wide range of chemicals. She has also advised on issues relating to classification and labelling under EU CLP regulations (1272/2008, as amended) and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). She has been instrumental in creating the framework underlying the newly developed GreenScreen® polymer framework that is currently undergoing finalization at Clean Production Action.
Mouna holds a BSc in Applied Chemistry and MSc in Chemical Process Technology from the University of Durham, England, and a PhD in chemistry from the University of York, England. She is a member of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).