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 Expert  108303

Expert in Peracetic Acid Manufacture, Chlorine Dioxide Generation, Infection Control, and Disinfectants

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Expert has extensive experience with developing cleaning and sanitizing products and techniques for use in the North American dairy, food processing, beverage, and brewery industries. He transferred European technology for state-of-the-art gel cleaners and synthetic lubricants for use on high-speed conveyor systems. Expert understands how the effectiveness of a sanitization program depends on many factors, which include time of exposure, dosage, presence or absence of organic soils, pH of the water used for dilutions, type of micro organisms present on surface, biofilm formation, bacterial resistance build up with time, type of sanitation required, dosing and dispensing equipment, water temperature, water hardness and the specific market segment that the product is used in. He analyzes client requirements and provides complete sanitization programs to meet specific germicidal needs.









sanitizer chemistry




sanitizer manufacturing

Expert has hands-on experience in food surface sanitation in dairies, meat processing plants, egg hatcheries, food processing plants, ice cream plants, and poultry plants. He has worked with a number of sanitizers and disinfectants, including hypochlorites, iodophors, quats, acid sanitizers, aldehydes, alcohols, phenolics, peroxyacetic acid, and chlorine dioxide.

food processing plant sanitizing

Expert is experienced in designing and developing products and applications for food processing cleaning and sanitation. His experience also includes CIP and open plant cleaning and sanitation. He has expertise in bioluminescence measurements and the application of sanitizers and related equipment.

equipment sanitizing

Expert was responsible for all Canadian regulatory affairs while at Sanfax. He prepared all labels for hazardous goods (300 products) at the consumer level and for the workplace. He is familiar with all aspects of labeling, including safety markings and phrases, as well as labels that are used in food processing plants and products requiring Pest Control Products Act (PCP) or Drug Identification numbers. These include sanitizers, disinfectants, germicidal hand soaps and cosmetics, as well as related labeling and packaging.

chemical label

During his tenure at Sanfax, Expert was responsible for putting together all the material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and providing Workplace Hazard Material Information System (WHMIS) training to customers. This involved over 300 products ranging from pesticides to germicidal hand cleaners. In his current consulting practice, Expert provides a service in which he assembles MSDSs and conducts training. He is familiar with Chem-Mate software, as well as RTECHS, AAGIH, and related search methods.

materials safety data sheet

Expert was responsible for establishing WHMIS at a Montreal site. He prepared MSDSs and labels and conducted WHMIS training. He is currently providing WHMIS training for several clients in the chemical industry. He has also taught WHMIS courses at a local college.

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Expert is familiar with Canadian regulatory requirements, including GMP, establishment licensing, and non-prescription drug submissions. He is also knowledgeable of USDA, EPA, and HACCP regulations. With over 25 years of experience in handling submission, in addition to contacts within the regulatory agencies, Expert can handle all client submissions, including label design and preparation in both draft and final form, professional French translation (Spanish available for trilingual labels), preparation of WHMIS labels with appropriate symbol(s) and border, submission of required forms, doc

Canadian food statute


peracetic acid manufacture


chlorine dioxide generation

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Sterilization, Biomaterials, Tissue Banking, Medical...
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Food Protection: Defense & Safety: Sorbic Acid; Microbial...
European Labeling & US Mandatory Labeling in Compliance...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   PhD   Biochemistry   McGill University  
1963   BSc   Honors Mathematics and Physics   McGill University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1997 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)


Independent Consultant


1991 to 1997


Lever Industrial


Technical Support Coordinator


1980 to 1990


Sanfax Industries Ltd.


Technical and Marketing Director


1979 to 1980


Avmor Ltd.


Research Associate


1978 to 1979


Hodag, Inc.


Technical Service Manager


1974 to 1978


Sanfax industries Ltd.


Technical Director


Career Accomplishments:

Expert conducted his post doctoral research at the University of Sherbrook in Quebec where he examined the role played by initiation factors F1, F2, and F3 in protein biosynthesis. He won the Outstanding Sales Support Award from Sanfax Industries in 1985.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Maintenance Supplies  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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  • Expert for consulting on question about food labelling process.
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert sanitizer for food manufacture.
  • Hydrogen peroxide expert for consulting on peracetic acid.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   label translation
Spanish   label translation

Market Research:
Expert developed and marketed a line of water treatment products that increased sales by $300,000 annually.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert developed training for WHMIS and transportation of dangerous goods. He also developed a hospital training seminar dealing with the use of sanitizers and disinfectants.


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