Meyer R. Rosen, CPC, CChE, CFEI, FRSC, FAIC
, President of Interactive Consulting, Inc., serves as an expert witness and consultant in Federal and State Courts for plaintiff/defense attorneys and insurance companies in personal injury, products liability and intellectual property matters. He has over 35 years of industrial and academic experience in chemistry and chemical engineering. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to fires, explosions, hazardous chemicals, chemical fires, toxic exposure, chemical burns from household, industrial and medical chemicals, hair relaxers, hair coloring. Mr. Rosen is also experienced in identifying safer alternatives, technical aspects of warnings, instruction & labels, OSHA regulations and Codes & Standards.
Mr. Rosen is nationally certified as both a Professional Forensic Chemist
and Chemical Engineer
. He has over 25 years of experience in Corporate Specialty Chemical and Allied industries, 15 years in Academia as Adjunct Professor of Chemistry and Fire Chemistry and eighteen years as Founder and President of Interactive Consulting, Inc. He is a recognized Expert in the Technical Marketing of Specialty Chemicals
, their formulations and applications.
Mr. Rosen is a member of several ASTM standards-making committees and serves as a referee for peer reviewed technical journals. He is a former organizer/moderator of the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society’s Surface and Interfacial Science Symposia, Designer and Manager of HBA Global's International Safety and Regulatory Symposia, Chief Scientific Advisor Emeritus for United Business Media’s Global's Personal Care and Cosmetic Technical Conferences. He currently serves as Editor (U.S. and Canada) for EuroCosmetics magazine (Germany), and is an Editorial Advisory Board member for Knovel Corporation.
Patents & Publications
: Mr. Rosen holds over 20 U.S. patents, has authored four books, edited a 1,000 page book "Delivery System Handbook for
Personal Care and Cosmetic Products: Technology, Applications and Formulations
," is co-author of the "Rheology Modifier Handbook
," Series Editor of Elsevier’s Personal Care and Cosmetic Series, and written over 40 peer reviewed articles for technical publications. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the forthcoming 9th Ed. Of “Harry’s Cosmeticology”.
Technology Expertise (Intellectual Property)
: Mr. Rosen provides consultation and litigation support in patent infringement, trade secret issues and licensing matters. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:
- Organosilicones: Surfactants, Emulsions, Foams, Antifoams, Silane Coupling Agents
- Water Soluble Polymers, Poly(ethylene oxide), Polyethylene Glycol, and Poly(acrylamide)
- Colloid and Surface Chemistry: Stability of Dispersions, Wetting & Spreading Phenomena, Suspensions & Emulsions, Clays, Paint & Coatings, Personal Care, Cosmetics
- Flocculating and Coagulating Agents
- Applied Rheology, Rheology Modification of Aqueous & Non-Aqueous Media
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- Chartered Chemist and Fellow: Royal Society of Chemistry - London
- Fellow: American College of Forensic Examiners
- Fellow: American Institute of Chemists
- Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Examiners
- Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology
The skin is a miraculous organ and the cosmetic & personal care industry continues to make improvements on how to maintain the health and beauty of this organ, the largest in the body. Much of the radiant youthful glow on the skin is often achieved through the delivery of advanced, active skin care products.
The intimate, uniform and lump-free mixing of a formulation containing two or more fluid components, one being lipophilic and the other hydrophilic, with or without the addition of powdered solids, to form a stable emulsion is a complex process.
Meyer R. Rosen
This is the first single-volume handbook with the information a researcher needs to select the best rheology modifiers for his/her project. Information on 20 different types of rheology modifiers manufactured by 26 companies worldwide is described. These range from Acrylic Polymers to Xanthan Gum. This handbook was written because, in the authors' experience, the selection of a rheology modifier for specific applications is an arduous task.
Meyer R. Rosen
Novel delivery systems designed to facilitate the use of fountain of youth and other functional actives is an idea whose time has come...This must have book has been carefully designed for training, development and synergistic technology transfer across the personal care, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.