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February 24, 2014

Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Joins Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group as Regulatory Consultant

The ACTA Group

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta) are pleased to announce the addition of Karin F. Baron to our firms. Ms. Baron is an expert regulatory consultant with more than 15 years of experience in developing, implementing, and managing complex chemical regulatory compliance matters for some of the largest industrial and specialty chemical companies in the world, including International Specialty Products, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, and most recently 3E. Her primary areas of practice include hazard and risk assessment and communication, industrial hygiene and environmental health and safety (EHS) programs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations pertaining to food contact materials, and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), including compliant safety data sheets (SDS).

Ms. Baron will provide strategic business, scientific, and regulatory guidance to clients in a broad range of matters involving the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), FDA, Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), and the transport of dangerous or hazardous goods. She has received certifications from the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council covering the U.S. Department of Transportation under Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 C.F.R.), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG), and the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR).

Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of B&C and President of Acta commented “Karin F. Baron has demonstrated throughout her career a comprehensive grasp of the sometimes bewildering tangle of worldwide chemical control regulations and she will be a powerful asset for clients bringing products to market in multiple jurisdictions. We are delighted that she has chosen to join our firms.”