The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

American Cleaning Institute Statement: Transition to a New Administration


The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) released the following statement on the election of former Vice President Joseph Biden to be the 46th President of the United States, quoting Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO:

“We congratulate Vice President Biden and Senator Harris on their election as the next President and Vice President of the United States of America.

“The American Cleaning Institute, representing the cleaning product supply chain, looks forward to working with the new Administration. We want to continue to tell the story of how essential our industry and supply chain is to everyday health and well-being for billions of people around the nation and across the globe.

“ACI has a history of working in a bipartisan manner with lawmakers and regulators at all levels of government, as exemplified during the passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act during the Obama Administration.

“We want to be a source of information and expertise for this new Administration and the key agencies that regulate our industry, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Food and Drug Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

“Cleaning products and their chemistries continue to play an important role in communities throughout the U.S. as the pandemic lingers on. Science and innovation are the backbone of our industry and we will showcase those dynamics in our conversations at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.”

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.

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