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Fire & Explosions

Expert Witness Profile

Meyer R. Rosen is a consulting chemist/chemical engineer. He is an experienced forensic expert witness for plaintiff/defense attorneys and insurance companies in: personal injury, products liability, intellectual property and trade secret matters. Mr. Rosen has over 40 years of industrial, and fifteen years of academic experience. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: fires, explosions, hazardous chemicals, chemical fires, chemical exposure, toxic exposure and chemical burns from: household & industrial products, specialty chemicals, cosmetics and hair relaxers. Mr. Rosen is also experienced in analysis of industrial accidents, technical aspects of warnings, instruction & labels, OSHA regulations, and Codes & Standards.

Meyer is a Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (Advanced Training); nationally certified as both a Professional Chemist and Chemical Engineer; Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). Mr. Rosen is Editor-in-Chief of Harry’s Cosmeticology, 9th Ed., a 2,600 page trilogy of all aspects of the cosmetic industry ( and he is Editor-in-Chief of Eurocosmetics Magazine. Mr. Rosen is Editor of Elsevier Publishing’s Personal Care and Cosmetic Series; Chairman & Organizer Emeritus of the HBA International Safety, Regulatory & Organic Certification Summits; Chief Scientific Advisor Emeritus and Director of Technical Conference Symposia for HBA Global Technical Conferences. He has also authored over 40 peer reviewed scientific publications and holds over 20 patents.

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Education & Licenses

B.S. and M.S. - Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York