Position Summary: JnJ consumer division has products in Skin health (beauty, baby skin), Essential health (oral care, topical healthcare, personal hygiene) and Self-care franchises. Toxicology group is engaged in the conduct of safety assessment of ingredients and products.
This position involves toxicology assessment of ingredients, finished products, and topical skin safety for consumer products with the help of data search and does not involve laboratory work. This position also requires cosmetic product safety report preparation.
Literature search & safety data (preclinical and clinical) collection for ingredient and consumer products safety assessment.
Literature review for hazard assessment of ingredients intended to be used in consumer products.
Assessment of fragrances and flavors used in consumer products.
Toxicology risk assessment for formulations for cosmetic applications including Margin of safety calculation.
Assessment of skin tolerance of cosmetic ingredients and products from preclinical and clinical perspectives.
Review and Interpretation of clinical skin safety studies (patch test, phototoxicity, irritation and sensitization studies)
Review of products at different stages of development cycle.
Assessment of OTC products and impurity qualification.
Preparation of technical justification reports and cosmetic product safety report for regulatory submission.
Minimum required Qualification / Experience / Exposures:
Master’s degree/ Ph.D. in toxicology, pharmacology or relevant science discipline.
1-2 years of experience in the field of consumer product risk assessment or other relevant Toxicology and/or Clinical safety (skin tolerance) experience preferred
Diploma in clinical sciences preferred.
Knowledge of in silico tools for toxicity prediction, databases for literature search.
Desirable: Knowledge of regulatory requirements for product safety submissions and experience in medical writing.