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 Expert  108505

Expert in Process Chemistry - Fragrances - Fluorine Chemistry

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Hampshire (NH)
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A significant portion of Expert's career has been spent in the organofluorine industry. He has been active in the manufacture of fluorinated organic chemicals since 1958, and is very familiar with fluorine and hydrofluoric acid technology. He has extensive experience in the manufacture of fluorinated anesthetics, chlorofluorocarbons, trifluorochloroethylene, polytrifluorochloroethylene, polytetrafluoroethylene, high-density fluids, nonflammable rust retardants, polymerization of fluorinated monomers to make fluorocarbon polymers, as well in the manufacture of nonflammable lubricants and other fluorinated and halogenated compounds.

organofluorine chemistry




fluorine chemistry


hydrofluoric acid








fluorocarbon polymer


halogen compound





As Technical Director of International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. in New Jersey for 12 years, Expert was responsible for all technical aspects of aroma chemical manufacture, including selection and specification of raw materials, development and improvement of process chemistry and engineering, analytical services, and quality control. He is experienced in all phases of chemical manufacture, including batch and continuous vacuum fractional distillation, hydrogenation, extraction, batch processes, batch reactors, chemical reactor application, chemical batch scale-up, fine chemicals, fragrance process chemistry, process engineering, process optimization, and process technology.



fine chemical


fragrance process chemistry

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Manchester, New Hampshire;  Nashua, New Hampshire;  Lawrence, Massachusetts;  Haverhill, Massachusetts;  and Portland, Maine.

Often requested
with this expert:

Creating Fragrances, Evaluating Fragrances, Perfumery,...
Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing, Product & Brand...
CEO, Consumer Products, Personal Care, Fragrance,...
Skin Care, Dermatologic Products and Cosmetics, Cosmetic...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1969   M.S.   Chemistry   Stevens Institute of Technology  
1955   B.S.   Chemistry   Brooklyn College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1988 to





Consulting Chemist


1977 to 1988


International Flavors and Fragrances, inc.



Technical Director


Expert worked in chemical and manufacturing process control.

1971 to 1977


Givaudan Corporation


Development and Production


Senior Chemist


He was responsible for the operation of the Development Department.

1966 to 1971


Tenneco Chemical Corporation



R&D Chemist


1958 to 1966


Halocarbon Products Corporation, Inc.



R&D Chemist


Expert did R&D and process scale-up for aliphatic fluorine chemicals.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert was a member of the Association of Consulting Chemists & Chemical Engineers since 1989, and was President from 1992-1994.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert wrote an article on computer controls for an organization supplying information to industry executives.

Gave a presentation at the 2003 ACS meeting on "Using the Internet for chemistry consulting"

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has consulted on process development and optimization for fluorocarbon manufacture.
  • He has consulted on process comparison and evaluation for chemical manufacture.
  • Expert performed a company evaluation and feasibility study for a venture capital group.
  • He has worked on the development of analytical tests for toxic materials.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in food additives for consulting on intense & fast release flavor system for a cold food matrix.
  • Expert highly corrosive chemicals for consulting on corrosive material transport and production.
  • Expert in Seals between two metal flanges.
  • Expert for consulting on Methods and/or Materials to Mask/Control ODOR of FAME.
  • Expert for consulting on Fragrance Manufacturing.
  • Expert for consulting on Fragrance chemistry to assist with formulation.
  • Expert in synthetic organic chemistry for consulting on synthetic organic chemistry.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert provides litigation support for attorneys, and has served as an expert witness in several disputes.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1992 to 1993   India   Expert served as a volunteer expert in the United Nations "Unistar program" working with an Indian company for process improvement in manufacturing fragrance chemicals.
1999 to 2000   India   He worked with an Indian company to improve process, distillation, and heat transfer operations.


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