Trinity Consultants Acquires Toxicology Consulting Firm

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Trinity Consultants, Inc. announces that it has acquired Toxicology Regulatory Services (TRS), a consulting firm located in Charlottesville, Virginia, and will combine it with subsidiary SafeBridge Consultants.

“Combining TRS and SafeBridge is a wonderful opportunity to provide a broader range of services. Our complimentary skill sets will create the preeminent toxicology service provider to the pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, biocide, food, beverage, and flavoring industries.

Trinity Consultants, Inc.® (Trinity), an international environmental, health, and safety consulting firm, announces that it has acquired Toxicology Regulatory Services (TRS), a consulting firm located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The staff of TRS are experts in the specialized fields of toxicology, Good Clinical and Laboratory Practices (GCP and GLP, respectively), quality assurance, product stewardship, and U.S. and global regulatory approvals of food additives and biocides.

Founded in 1991, TRS is led by Andrey Nikiforov, PhD (Scientific Director) and Elliott Graham, RQAP-GLP (Director of Operations and QA Consultant). Bob Sussman, Co-Managing Director of Trinity’s subsidiary SafeBridge Consultants, Inc.® (SafeBridge), an occupational health and safety consulting firm to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and fine chemical industry, will lead Trinity’s combined life science resources in the Eastern US and Europe.

Commenting on the transaction, Dr. Sussman said, “Combining TRS and SafeBridge is a wonderful opportunity to provide a broader range of services to the life sciences market. Our complimentary skill sets will create the preeminent toxicology service provider to the pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, biocide, food, beverage, and flavoring industries.”

TRS’ Dr. Nikiforov noted, “Joining forces with SafeBridge is an ideal next step in the evolution of TRS. It provides our clients with access to additional resources and complimentary areas of expertise, as well as enhanced career opportunities for our staff.”

TRS will continue to operate out of its current office in Charlottesville, Virginia expanding the physical footprint of SafeBridge’s existing offices in Mountain View, California; New York City, New York; Easton and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Boston, Massachusetts; Toronto, Ontario; and London and Liverpool, England.

Background on Trinity Consultants/SafeBridge Consultants
Founded in 1974 in Dallas, Texas, Trinity operates in locations across the U.S., and in Canada, the U.K., China, and the Middle East, assisting organizations with EHS regulatory compliance. In 2012, Trinity acquired SafeBridge Consultants, a consulting firm that assists life sciences companies with occupational health science and toxicology. SafeBridge is particularly well-known for its expertise in potent compound safety which is provided through a combination of toxicology and industrial hygiene consulting, professional training, certification, and analytical laboratory services.

Background on TRS
Founded in 1991 in Charlottesville, Virginia, TRS supports clients with regulatory interface for global biocide, pesticide, food additive, and cosmetic ingredient approvals. It also provides consulting services Good Laboratory Practice (US EPA, US FDA and OECD) as the standards, regulations, and principles apply to the full range of toxicology testing. TRS has further expertise in designing, placing, and monitoring studies, and in evaluating data for the full range of mammalian, aquatic, avian, mutagenicity, product chemistry, environmental fate, residue, and biodegradation studies.

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