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January 28, 2019: The first issue of ACI’s Convention News – published by Chemical Week – is now available: ACI 2019 Convention News – Issue 1 The publication previews the 2019 ACI Convention, summarizes key ACI member issues, and reports on other industry news. Follow daily news updates from the 2019 ACI Convention on ACI’s Twitter feed and via the hashtag #2019ACI.
March 11, 2019
February 1, 2019: The second issue of ACI’s Convention News – published by Chemical Week – is now available: ACI 2019 Convention News – Issue 2 The publication reviews the 2019 ACI Convention, summarizes key ACI member issues, and reports on other industry news. In case you missed it, check out the activity from the 2019 ACI Convention on ACI’s Twitter feed and via the hashtag #2019ACI.
March 11, 2019
Washington, D.C. – March 12, 2019 – According to a recent survey by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), more than 75 percent of American households participate in the annual ritual of spring cleaning. While the primary reasons cited for spring cleaning are to reduce clutter, remove asthma or allergy triggers and prevent the spread of illness, the Packets Up! campaign urges parents and caregivers to consider one additional reason – home safety. This is particularly important for protecting…
March 12, 2019
Dr. James Kim to Lead Technical, Regulatory Department Richard Sedlak, the American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Executive Vice President of Technical & International Affairs, is retiring from ACI as of December 31, 2019 after more than 42 years at the association.  As of January 1, 2020, Dr. James Kim, ACI’s Associate Vice President, Science & Regulatory Affairs, will lead the Institute’s technical and regulatory department. “Rich’s vast knowledge, experience and legacy…
November 12, 2019
American Cleaning Institute Responds to New Study Addressing Accidental Exposures to Liquid Laundry Packets The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) issued the following response to a new study – published in the journal Pediatrics – that examined calls to poison control centers related to accidental exposures to liquid laundry packets: "The consensus safety standard designed to help reduce accidental exposures to liquid laundry packets among children under six years old is working. …
June 3, 2019
2019 ACI National Cleaning Survey Topline Results: 77% of Households Spring Clean Every Year On Average, Spring Cleaning Takes Six Days to Finish 33% Do Not Believe They Clean Everything in their Home Often Enough 41% Can’t Remember the Last Time They Cleaned the Fridge Summary of Key Stats Available Here Washington, D.C. – March 20, 2019 – Seventy-seven percent of households will spring clean this year, more than ever recorded by the American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) National…
March 20, 2019
Agency Considers New Regulatory Category for Key Germ Killing Ingredients ACI: FDA May Be Taking “Restrictive Approach” Towards Active Ingredients The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) submitted in-depth data and information to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to update the agency’s review of germ-killing antiseptic hand cleaning products that are widely used in commercial food handling settings.    In July 22 comments submitted to FDA, ACI recommended that the agency align the scope…
July 24, 2019
2019 Sustainability Report Unveils New Strategy: Calls for Increased Transparency, Emission Reductions, Greater Support for Nature The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) launched its 2019 Sustainability Report, which details its new strategy calling on the cleaning products industry to take bolder, collective action to achieve a cleaner world.  Grounded in the key aspirations we all have for our society, ACI’s sustainability strategy aims to unite industry efforts for greater…
September 6, 2019