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Chris Allen

Chris Allen is the Chief Scientific Officer at Broughton. Since obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, Chris has gained over 20 years of analytical and regulatory experience working in global Medical Device and Pharmaceutical companies and within leading Contract Research Organizations. Chris co-founded Broughton Nicotine Services sister company (Broughton Laboratories) in 2006 and played a pivotal role in obtaining the first UK Medicinal License for an Electronic Cigarette, a project starting in 2010. Now with over ten years of working with ENDS, Chris has become well established as a recognized SME in the regulations and chemistry of tobacco products. In the position of Chief Scientific Officer, Chris’ key objective is to support the acceleration of safer nicotine delivery products to market and to deliver value and unrivalled experiences to our customers.

Recent Posts

The race to register e-cigarettes as medicinal ...

November 30, 2021

Broughton's Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen shares his opinion with Financial Times about e-cigarettes on the NHS.

Broughton join world-leading experts at GTNF 2021

September 17, 2021

Broughton Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen shares his thoughts ahead of this year's Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) taking ...

Sensitivity of analytical methods - LOD/LOQ

December 16, 2020

Broughton Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen, discusses the sensitivity of analytical methods appropriate for Toxicological assessment ...

PMTA - Where next?

September 7, 2020

As the September 9th, 2020 PMTA deadline rapidly approaches, our Chief Scientific Officer, Chris Allen, takes a look at the current US ...

Counting Down to the PMTA deadline.

September 3, 2020

Broughton, Chief Scientific Officer has recently published an article with leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter – Counting Down to ...

Measuring up

August 13, 2020

Broughton, Chief Scientific Officer has recently published an article with leading sector publication Tobacco Reporter – Measuring up

Blog: Expansion of Toxicology team at Broughton

May 1, 2020

Broughton announce expansion of Toxicology team directed by Yvonne Wilding.

How to Assess Your Contract Laboratory for HPHC ...

May 15, 2018

Maintaining regulatory compliance is a key factor in keeping your Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) products on the market.  A ...

Vaping Goes Mainstream: Implementing Regulatory ...

February 14, 2018

Photo by: R&D Magazine Leslie Henderson, our Operations Directory at Broughton, became a co-guest writer on R&D Magazine with ...

ENDS 2017

June 15, 2017

The key strapline echoed by many key figures within the industry was ‘the FDA regulations are here to stay, and we just have to deal with ...

TPD Deadline Day Looming!

April 12, 2017

On the 20thMay 2016 the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations implemented the TPD (Tobacco Products Directive). This regulation set out ...

Next Generation Nicotine Delivery 2016 – What a ...

November 23, 2016

It was the same conference last year where many in the vaping industry realised that changes were coming with regards to the regulations. ...

What has been learned from the Tobacco Products ...

November 9, 2016

  With only a couple of weeks left until the 19th of November we have helped many clients ensure their products are TPD compliant and we ...

Tobacco Products Directive: European Commission ...

July 21, 2016

We have just announced via email to our followers regarding further clarification from the MHRA. Subsequent guidance has been provided by ...

CJEU Advocate General Opinion, EU Tobacco ...

February 19, 2016

Since the issue of the EU Tobacco Products Directive of 2014, many counter arguments have been put forward against certain aspects of the ...

Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) - Article 20, ...

February 19, 2016

The Next Generation Nicotine Delivery 2015 Conference in London a few weeks ago was an invaluable event for the industry. A lot of the ...
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