The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

ACI to Host ‘EPA Day’ for Members June 14

EPA Building
  • June 14 Event Brings Together EPA Experts from Regulatory, Scientific and Voluntary Program Offices
  • Event Registration is Open on ACI’s Website

ACI is hosting a one-day, members-only event featuring on-site presentations and updates from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) representatives from regulatory, scientific and voluntary program offices.

The day-long event will bring together ACI members and EPA officials during ACI’s Mid-Year Meeting June 14 in Washington D.C.

The day’s sessions will include updates from the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) on regulatory programs, policy amendments and recent happenings that have or will impact the cleaning product industry; the Office of Research and Development (ORD) on the latest projects and research on issues related to chemical safety and testing; the Safer Choice Program; and presentations from additional EPA offices, providing updates on programs and new initiatives relevant to ACI members.

“During this event ACI members can provide EPA officials specific insights on challenges they are facing to bring sustainable chemistries to market while discussing how we can strengthen partnerships and collaborations among the public and private sectors,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jennie Romer, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution
  • Director Denise Keehner, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
  • Clive Davies, Safer Choice Program
  • Matt Tejada, Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights
  • Karen Chu and Barry Elman, Office of Policy, Smart Sectors
  • Representative(s) from the Office of Land and Emergency Management and Office of Research and Development

This program is open to ACI members and is in-person only.

Those interested in attending can learn more and register on ACI’s website.

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and chemical distributors. ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.