Ecotoxicology Support


Identifying risks to our precious wildlife and environment is critical to Waterborne's mission. The multidisciplinary field of ecotoxicology supports this goal by characterizing the toxicity of chemicals to biological organisms. For this reason, ecotoxicology is a pillar for ecological risk assessment and regulatory decisions. 


Kathy Alborado

Chamber Policy Committee Co-Chair

CEO, Helios HR
Chamber Policy Committee

Identifying the risk to wildlife by

Characterizing the toxicity of chemicals to biological organisms

Our ecotoxicology team is comprised of seasoned ecological risk assessors and study managers. Our backgrounds range from consulting, industry, universities and research laboratories. This unique combination of skills and experience allows us to bring a range of solutions to our clients. 


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Contact Waterborne's Global Ecotoxicology Support lead, Amy Ritter, at

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Our Ecotoxicology Support Work

We help our clients answer a multitude of ecological questions, from literature reviews and evaluation of existing data to inform a risk assessment, to taking a deeper dive into a specific chemical effect on a biological species at an individual or population level.

No matter the size of the problem, our team is equipped to provide a strategy to investigate effects. We are experienced advising on laboratory study conduct and monitoring of laboratory studies to characterize specific ecotoxicological effects. We also offer full-service project management for an entire data package. These services include:

  • Consultation on study plan requirements, as well additional studies that may potentially be triggered
  • Overall project management cost
  • Collaboration with the client for the defense of existing studies and the development of study waivers
  • Solicitation and review of bids from qualified contract research laboratories
  • Recommendations for study placement based on qualifications, cost and timing
  • Management of deadlines with contract research laboratories
  • Development of higher-tiered and customized study designs
  • Review of study-related documents (e.g. study protocols and reports)
  • Consultation on studies with new species and test designs
  • Assessment of study data and potential study concerns from a regulatory perspective
  • Expertise in Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)