WATERBORNE'S STORY

Our Markets and Industries

Our approach is simple:

We let science do the talking

Our goal is to deliver unbiased data that balances the needs of a growing population with the potential environmental impact on our precious natural resources.  We are committed in creating a reputation for providing the highest quality consulting services to our clients and do this efficiently and economically. As a team, we apply our diverse training to solve problems and address issues from various perspectives. Together, we foster cooperation and conviviality in helping to solve today’s problems while creating a better future for all.

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Crop Protection


We have over two decades of experience with environmental risk assessments for new and renewal registrations around the world. Through regulatory strategy, ecotoxicology, field studies and exposure modeling, we’ve been able to support the crop protection industry in many ways.
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Agriculture & Food


Providing sufficient and nutritious food for a growing world population while protecting our natural resources is a heart-felt challenge for the scientists and engineers at Waterborne. As concerned consumers with a global attitude toward sustainable agriculture, we live and work at the interface between the soil and the atmosphere. By collaborating with our clients to develop science-based technology to grow crops, we ensure that a smaller environmental impact will be made.
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Home & Personal Care Products


We’re known for our environmental fate and effects expertise and we apply that expertise to help clients understand chemicals in home and personal care products. Many chemicals used in everyday products are often called “chemicals of emerging concern” or “trace organics” because advanced analytical techniques can detect them in minute quantities. Typically little is known about their effects, which can make risk assessments complicated.
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Human Pharmaceuticals


Preparing human pharmaceutical environmental risk assessments for is another strength of Waterborne. This expertise is due in large part to the fact that our team is actively engaged in the scientific analysis of human pharmaceuticals in the environment and have (co)authored groundbreaking presentations and publications on the subject. We harness our vast knowledge and experience to teach our clients how to develop assessments that are specific to their compound and strategic needs.
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Veterinary Medicines


When clients have questions about veterinary medicine’s environmental fate and effects, they come to us. We are able to help clients develop effective and successful risk assessment submissions and deliver competent service. We are able to handle tough risk assessment challenges for veterinary medicine’s designed for pasture animals or aquaculture application. We also use our detailed knowledge of the Phase I and II VICH Guidelines to decide whether an exclusion or full testing package is needed.
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Water / Wastewater Assessment


Water is a precious natural resource that we at Waterborne take very seriously. We have extensive background in water and wastewater assessments and we can help you assure water quality now and into the future. For over a decade, Waterborne has maintained working relationships with 40+ important state water quality control offices — all responsible for collecting water quality data mandated under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Our capabilities and daily functions have grown to include the building of a national database for state data, implementing water monitoring programs and performing analytical services.
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Biocides & Antimicrobials


We have experience assembling, developing and assessing environmental data packages, compiling dossiers and conducting environmental risk assessments for submission of biocidal products in both the US and the EU. We have conducted environmental risk assessments of antifoulant paints used on watercraft and oil platforms in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, San Diego Bay, Norfolk Harbor and watercraft on freshwater lakes in the U.S. and New Zealand. We have also assessed biocidal products for use in oil platforms in the North Sea to conform to OSPAR-HOCNF requirements.
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Industrial & Specialty Chemicals


Industrial and Specialty Chemicals are a vital part of the economy as they serve as building blocks for many consumer, agricultural and manufacturing products. However, they also have a diverse set of regulations—including the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and many other regulatory programs. Often these types of chemicals are evaluated by determining their Persistence, Bioaccumulation and Toxicity (PBT) potential. This evaluation can be confounded when a substance exhibits properties of a “Difficult to Test” substance (e.g. mixture, hydrophobic, low water solubility). Waterborne can help you handle, test and assess these types of substances to guide your company through a complex system. Our staff—who have been very involved in evaluating current and alternative methods for the bioaccumulation assessment of chemicals, as well as in a recent USEPA sponsored Difficult to Test Substances workshop—will walk you through every step.
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Crop Protection


We have over two decades of experience with environmental risk assessments for new and renewal registrations around the world. Through regulatory strategy, ecotoxicology, field studies and exposure modeling, we’ve been able to support the crop protection industry in many ways.
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Agriculture & Food


Providing sufficient and nutritious food for a growing world population while protecting our natural resources is a heart-felt challenge for the scientists and engineers at Waterborne. As concerned consumers with a global attitude toward sustainable agriculture, we live and work at the interface between the soil and the atmosphere. By collaborating with our clients to develop science-based technology to grow crops, we ensure that a smaller environmental impact will be made.
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Home & Personal Care Products


We’re known for our environmental fate and effects expertise and we apply that expertise to help clients understand chemicals in home and personal care products. Many chemicals used in everyday products are often called “chemicals of emerging concern” or “trace organics” because advanced analytical techniques can detect them in minute quantities. Typically little is known about their effects, which can make risk assessments complicated.
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Biocides & Antimicrobials


We have experience assembling, developing and assessing environmental data packages, compiling dossiers and conducting environmental risk assessments for submission of biocidal products in both the US and the EU. We have conducted environmental risk assessments of antifoulant paints used on watercraft and oil platforms in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, San Diego Bay, Norfolk Harbor and watercraft on freshwater lakes in the U.S. and New Zealand. We have also assessed biocidal products for use in oil platforms in the North Sea to conform to OSPAR-HOCNF requirements.
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Industrial & Specialty Chemicals


Industrial and Specialty Chemicals are a vital part of the economy as they serve as building blocks for many consumer, agricultural and manufacturing products. However, they also have a diverse set of regulations—including the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and many other regulatory programs. Often these types of chemicals are evaluated by determining their Persistence, Bioaccumulation and Toxicity (PBT) potential. This evaluation can be confounded when a substance exhibits properties of a “Difficult to Test” substance (e.g. mixture, hydrophobic, low water solubility). Waterborne can help you handle, test and assess these types of substances to guide your company through a complex system. Our staff—who have been very involved in evaluating current and alternative methods for the bioaccumulation assessment of chemicals, as well as in a recent USEPA sponsored Difficult to Test Substances workshop—will walk you through every step.