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Expert CV Dr. Harold Tanyzer (condensed)

Expert testimony on the communication, effectiveness & adequacy of product warning labels. Evaluation of warnings & precautionary labeling on diverse products including auto batteries, spray disinfectants, food products, pharmaceutical drugs, pesticides, ladders, toxic chemicals, solvents, & recreation products.

1957 - 1997 Professor Emeritus, Reading Department, School of Education, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Director, Warnings and Instructions - InterCity Testing & Consulting Corp.

Provides expert witness testimony on the adequacy and communication effectiveness of product warnings and precautionary labels relating to product-liability litigation. Evaluates warnings and instructions on hazardous consumer and industrial products regulated by government agencies - EPA, FDA, CPSC, OSHA, DOT. Collaborates with technical experts in safety, chemistry, industrial hygiene, fire technology and explosives, mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineering, toxicology, medicine, and sports and recreation. In addition, evaluates the communication effectiveness and readability of travel documents, product recall letters, product literature, instructional manuals, insurance policies, and medical consent forms.

1962 Ph.D. University of Connecticut
1957 Diploma in Professional Ed., University of Connecticut
1955 M.A. University of Connecticut
1951 B.S. New Haven State Teachers College

Graduate credits earned at Teachers College, Columbia University and the University of Chicago.

International Reading Association (IRA); National Conference on Research in English; National Council of Teachers of English; New York State Reading Association; Nassau Reading Council; American Association of University Professors.

Copyright Registration Certificate TXu 247 129, covering the wording of a battery warning, July 26, 1986. Additional Text, TXu 353-335. March 9, 1989.

Copyright Registration Certificate TXu 449 295, covering the wording of a drain cleaner, dated October 9, 1990.

Recipient of Hofstra University's Faculty Distinguished Service Award (1977-1978).

Consulted, presented or participated in more than two hundred conferences, seminars, and workshops. Presented papers at the following International Conferences of the Initial Teaching Alphabet: Oxford, 1964; Cambridge, 1965; Lehigh, 1966; McGill, 1967; Hofstra, 1968; York (England), 1969; London, 1970; St. Louis, 1972.

Has authored or co-authored numerous publications.

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FIRES & EXPLOSIONS (batteries, gases, liquids)

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