UK: Regulatory Toxicologist Inter Scientific Liverpool L19 Temporarily remote

Regulatory Toxicologist
*Main Purpose of the job
The Regulatory Toxicologist plays a key role in evaluating scientific data pertinent to product formulations and aerosol toxicants. The Regulatory Toxicologist is responsible for the toxicological evaluation of cosmetics, cannabidiol, cannabis, novel foods, nicotine-free and nicotine-containing products subject to regulatory approval across the world.
The regulatory toxicologist should hold a BSc/MSc/PhD in toxicology or pharmacology and have a thorough understanding of regulatory toxicology. Key to the Regulatory Toxicologist’s role is the ability to complete toxicological evaluations based on published literature, calculate permitted daily exposures, create standard operational procedures (SOPs) and risk assessments. A keen eye for detail, effective written communication skills, ability to work well as part of a team and analytical thinking are essential.
The Regulatory Toxicologist will be required to hold registration with the BTS or European equivalent as a ‘registered toxicologist’.
Key Tasks
Key tasks of the Regulatory Toxicologist include:

  • Assessment of product formulations
  • Drafting of evaluation protocols
  • Conducting literature reviews
  • Proofing documents
  • Communicating and risks with clients
  • Determining appropriate ways to evaluate product safety
  • Providing technical support to the regulatory team
  • Maintaining and updating the company toxicology database
  • Creating toxicology monographs for ingredients
  • Any reasonable activity requested by Director or line manager

Key Results/Objective
The objectives for the Regulatory Toxicologist will change through the course of the business. At the time of creating the role the following objectives apply:

  • Comprehensive understanding of PMTA and TPD requirements
  • Comprehensive Toxicological review of compounds of interest (150+)
  • Knowledge of EU, UK, and USA regulatory requirements (e.g., cosmetics, medical cannabis, CBD, novel foods, electronic cigarettes)
  • Creating of SOPs for literature searches and other activities
  • Creating risk assessments
  • Participating in client calls/meetings to communicate product risks
  • Compilation of documentation for regulatory authorities (FDA, MHRA, Department of Health)

*Responsible for staff/equipment

  • Company compute
  • No direct reports

*Reporting to:

  • Regulatory affairs manager
  • Directors


Part-time hours: 20-40 per week

Application deadline: 22/03/2021

Expected start date: 05/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: From £25,000.00 per year


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • toxicology: 2 years (Required)


  • Registered Toxicologist (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

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