Dan is known widely for his role as Vice President of Global Product Safety at Colgate, where he managed programs and initiatives in the field of alternatives to animal testing. Early research programs he was involved in have led to the development of alternative test models for eye and skin irritation and for phototoxicity. He also contributed as a member of several industry coalitions which advanced the development, validation, and regulatory acceptance of animal alternatives, as well as serving on several external trade associations committees for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) and Cosmetics Europe (CE).
After 37 years as a corporate toxicology and R&D executive, Dan recently retired from Colgate and now serves as President of Vista Toxicology, a consulting company that serves the consumer products industries to provide safety guidance on consumer products and ingredients. (vistatox.com)