Emma Louise Jackson, CBiol MSB
Regulatory Specialist

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BSc, Biomedical Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, 2002 (Honors)


Member (CBiol MSB) of the Society of Biology



One of The Acta Group's (Acta®) expert regulatory specialists, Emma Louise Jackson CBiol MSB is distinguished by more than a decade of experience in testing and regulatory environments, assisting clients to achieve regulatory compliance in the European Union (EU), the Americas, and Asia.  She offers particular expertise in worldwide chemical notifications, data analysis, preparing test plans, and managing to completion large and complex compliance projects quickly, cost-effectively, and harmoniously across multiple jurisdictions.  Her focus is on compliance for industrial chemicals and chemical products.

Based in the United Kingdom, Ms. Jackson serves clients in the EU and worldwide.  She offers regulatory advice on the EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), South Korea's Act on Registration and Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical Substances (K-REACH), Taiwan's Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act (TCSCA), Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, and chemical control measures in India, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and China among others.  Clients rely on Acta specialists such as Ms. Jackson for classification and labeling of substances and mixtures, testing strategy advice, literature searching and reliability assessment, and compilation of regulatory documents, such as IUCLID 5 and Chemical Safety Reports (CSR).  She is an excellent resource for preparation of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and product labels, as well as liaising with various regulatory authorities.

As a regulatory specialist, Ms. Jackson anticipates client needs by providing critical information necessary for intelligent business decisions.  This value-added information allows clients to progress with their complex business arrangements.  Previous to joining Acta, she was a regulatory manager at a large commercial laboratory.

Representative Engagements:

  • Worked through a complex REACH project for a gas substance by using many different methods including read-across and expert statements to ensure compliance and therefore successful registration.
  • Assisted with testing strategies for substances requiring registration in multiple countries to ensure compliance and therefore successful registration in all jurisdictions.
  • Reviewed existing product labels and SDSs (providing amendments as necessary) to ensure compliance for the EU and worldwide across a broad spectrum of substances, mixtures, and products.
  • Completed REACH and classification, labeling, and packaging (CLP) compliance audits on behalf of EU and non-EU entities.
  • Through REACH and CLP compliance audits, highlighted deficiencies and worked with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and EU Member State Competent Authorities to achieve compliance swiftly and cost-effectively without supply chain disruption.
  • Liaised regularly with supply chains to ensure that regulatory information, critical for ensuring market and supply chain stability, is effectively and efficiently communicated to all applicable levels.


Emma L. Jackson, Louise C. Boardall, Zameer Qureshi, "Top Questions for Substance Information Exchange Forum (SIEF) Participation," Elements, the Magazine of Chemicals Northwest, Summer, 2016.

Alwitry, A., Jackson, E., Chen, H., and Holden, R.  "The Use of Surgical Facemasks During Cataract Surgery:  Is it Necessary?,"British Journal of Ophthalmology. (2002) Sept. 86(9):975-977.

Speaking Engagements:

"Global Notification," Chemicals NorthWest REACH Users Group, Manchester, England (September 15, 2015).

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