Capabilities

We provide testing services to certify product and materials compliance, support quality control, and ensure the health and safety of workers and their environment. We provide assistance for clients who are not sure what tests they need. Our accredited materials characterization laboratory is the foundation of all the services of RJ Lee Group provides, including standardized testing for compliance, industrial hygiene and environmental analyses, quality control, and materials research and development.

We provide credentialed expertise supported built by robust scientific data. We provide significant support to industrial clients for product development, industrial hygiene and overall production support.

RJ Lee Group maintains a visible and respected reputation within the legal community, having offered scientific support in civil litigation matters for nearly 30 years. 

  • Product Liability 
  • Toxic Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Fugitive Emission
  • Personal Injury
  • Patent Infringement
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Subrogation

Subject Matter Experts

From our core business of providing scientific solutions to our clients, we have developed innovative products. Some are produced internally, and some have arisen from partnerships with other research organizations. 

For example, we build lab software solutions to help manage and streamline your labs data, and environmental testing products for a variety of applications. 

  • IntelliSEM is a powerful automated particle analysis system.
  • ParticleID is  a customizable cloud hosted web application used to identify foreign particulate matter and  assist with root cause investigations. 

Other products we create count particles and help keep the air and environment safe.

RJ Lee Group is a materials analysis laboratory and consulting company which serves many different industries. We offer scientific solutions such as industrial forensics services, laboratory and testing services, litigation support, and laboratory software to many industries:

Chemical Safety Improvement Act – Status and Implications

RJ Lee Group News

July 25, 2013

The Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA) will impact toxic tort cases and pre-empt state regulations and bans, such as California’s Proposition 65 and Green Chemistry Program, if it makes its way through Congress as currently written. Introduced as a bi-partisan bill in the Senate on May 22, 2013, the CSIA (S. 1009) is an attempt to modernize the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) – balancing the precautionary principle of the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with acceptable risk and innovation of industry while providing the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the tools and power necessary to act.

The bill re-defines how EPA determines chemical safety. These safety determinations will be admissible as evidence and will be determinative as to the safety of the substance in toxic tort cases. According to the CSIA, Safety Determination is a determination by EPA “as to whether a chemical substance meets the safety standard under the intended conditions of use;” and Safety Standard is a standard that “ensures that no unreasonable risk of harm to human health or the environment will result from exposure to a chemical substance.”

The EPA will be required to create a High Priority List of chemicals for safety determinations, which could become a premature blacklist adversely affecting the market before a scientific risk assessment is completed.

The bill is currently in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, headed by Sen. Barbara Boxer of California. She has received input from various departments in her state, including the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC), opposing the current wording. A Committee hearing is scheduled for the end of July and Boxer intends to introduce a markup shortly after. Meanwhile, in preparation, the House of Representatives have held hearings on the existing TSCA to understand its history and review its impact. We’ll continue to monitor the ongoing debate and potential implications of this bill as it progresses.

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