Article by: Perry Romanowski

Interview: Dennis Abbeduto has nearly 20 years surfactant and formulation chemistry experience and dennis-abbedutocurrently works for Colonial Chemical, Inc in Southeast Tennessee as a Senior R&D Chemist. Prior to this he worked for Alberto-Culver Co in Chicago, Illinois on skin care technology and as a formulation chemist for the St. Ives brand. Dennis also worked for McIntyre Group, Ltd in University Park, Illinois as an R&D synthesis and applications chemist. He has a BS in chemistry from Governors State University in University Park. Dennis has been an SCC member since 1997, serving as Midwest Chapter Secretary and Chair, and received a chapter Young Scientist Award in 2004. Dennis lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee with his wife, son, and three cats.

Contact: Colonial Chemicals
Technologies discussed:
Suganate
Polysugamulse
Polysugaglycinate

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4 comments

  1. Suman

    Is this course certified ?

    1. Perry Romanowski

      It is not certified by any educational institution. The course is all about practical learning.

  2. Babak

    Hi
    I have a question. I am making hydrogen peroxide lotion. but I can’t stable hydrogen peroxide. I used some stabilizer such as 1.sodium stannate 2-sodium pyrophosphate 3. Etidronic acid 4.alpha bisabolol and ultra pure water and phosphoric acid for pH adjuster.
    please help me
    best regards

  3. pat

    Very interesting information on the configurations of various chemicals/raw ingredients, so smart for Dennis and his company to think outside the box and formulate a better product.

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