Delegate Profile

Jay M. Ansell, PhD, DABT

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, leads the Council’s nanotechnology activities, currently serves as Chairman and Administrator of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 217 – Cosmetics, and is past President of the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.

Trained as a chemist, Dr. Ansell received his B.A. from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and an M.S. from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He completed his graduate studies at Binghamton University – the State University of New York 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.

Conference Sessions

  • International standards: ISO and cosmetics

    Wednesday12:30 - 13:1517 Oct 2018
    Marketing Trends & Regulations Theatre 2

    It is no exaggeration to state, “The personal care products industry is truly global”. As a simple demonstration all you need do is stop by the cosmetics counte...

    • Language: English

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