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 Expert  723477

Expert in Raw Materials, Formulation troubleshooting, Personal Care, Cosmetics

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience in helping manufacturers and suppliers design raw material specifications that will meet the rigorous examination of the cosmetic manufacturers and help to move their raw material through the coding process. This has become even more important in recent years to meet regulations of a global community.

raw material


cosmetic raw material specification


cosmetics raw material

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2003   MS   Management of Technology   Polytechnic University  
1975   MS   Chemistry   Adelphi University  
1971   BS   Chemistry   University of Vermont  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1973 to 2006


Estee Lauder Companies


Special Analytical Services/R&D


Laboratory Director/Special Analytical Services


He was responsible for corporate laboratory, raw material issues and specifications for all divisions. He was also the laison for technical issues on raw materials to all global laboratories and affiliates. He has resolved numerous raw material issues and has designed specifications for all categories of raw materials. Also for the first half of his career, he was responsible for the Quality Assurance Analytical Laboratory at Estee Lauder and a principal in their Vendor Certification Program.

2007 to 2015


United-Guardian Inc.




Product Steward/Technical, Safety and Regulatory


He is responsible for technical, safety and regulatory issues involving products manufactured for the cosmetic and personal care industry by UG.

Career Accomplishments:

Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • As expert witness for an international counterfeit claim by a major manufacturer he evaluated formulations to determine their authenticity.
  • He has provided consulting expertise to resolve formulation stability issues for Self-Tanning products.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in cosmetic manufacturing for consulting on preparation of investing/creating a laboratory/production plant for hair care, skin care and OTC drugs.
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 witness in an international counterfeit case which was subsequently settled to review scientific data to determine if product(s) were genuine. He has also been involved in recommendations for additional testing to further substantiate whether or not product(s) were genuine or counterfeit.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on anti-aging cream false claims
  • Expert for consulting on cosmetic manufacturing trademark case.
  • Expert in contract manufacturing of personal care products for IRS tax litigation.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has previously been Director of Special Analytical Services which required contact with vendors/suppliers/manufacturers for raw materials used in the cosmetic industry. At present, he is helping to source cosmetic actives, etc. for private label and cosmetic manufacturers.


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