Washington, DC

Lester Borodinsky, Ph.D.

  • Scientist, Retired

    Washington, DC

    1001 G Street NW
    Suite 500 West
    Washington, DC 20001

Les Borodinsky was a Food and Drug Scientist at Keller and Heckman who retired in 2019. Dr. Borodinsky's work at Keller and Heckman was focused on food-contact issues for jurisdictions around the world. He also provided technical assistance on medical device and pharmaceutical matters.

After obtaining a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, Dr. Borodinsky conducted research in synthetic inorganic, organic, organometallic and polymer chemistry as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Georgia. He served as a review chemist for five years at the Food and Drug Administration, primarily evaluating matters concerning components of food packaging and color additives in medical devices. He was often asked to give presentations regarding FDA's evaluations of food packaging materials.