Delegate Profile

Jay Ansell

Job TitleVice President

Company NamePersonal Care Products Council


Dr Ansell joined the Personal Care Products Council (formerly CTFA) in May 2006 and is Vice President - Cosmetic Programs where he is responsible for providing technical support for the Council staff and various committees and task forces addressing the science and regulation of personal care products. 

Dr. Ansell came to the Council from Yves Rocher, a France-based personal care products company, where he served as Director of North American Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs. He previously has been Vice President of Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs at two international specialty chemical companies. 

Dr. Ansell has been an invited speaker on topics including safety and risk assessment; he was founder and president of the Council for Advance Agricultural Formulations, chaired both the Alkylphenol Ethoxylates and NMP Producers groups, leads the Council’s nanotechnology activities, currently serves as Chairman of the US Technical Advisory Group to ISO TC 217 – Cosmetics, and is past President of the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.

Trained as a chemist, Dr. Ansell received his BA from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and an MS from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He completed his graduate studies at the State University of New York - Binghamton where he was granted a PhD for his work on novel synthetic routes to bioactive materials and was first certified as a Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology in 1986.


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  • Key elements of contemporary regulation of cosmetics in the United States

    Wednesday14:45 - 15:3011 Oct 2017

    Marketing Trends & Regulations Theatre 2

    It may be stated simply but certainly… Cosmetic products and ingredients should be safe for consumers under their conditions of use. Today, many regulatory auth...

    • Language: English


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