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January 23, 2017. The first issue of ACI’s Convention News – published by IHS Chemical Week – is now available. The publication previews the 2017 ACI Convention, summarizes key ACI member issues, and reports on other industry news. Click here to view the digital edition. Follow daily news updates from the 2017 ACI Convention on ACI’s Twitter feed and via the hashtag #2017ACI.
February 4, 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
ACI Features Safety Programs at the World’s Largest Meeting Dedicated to the Field of Unintentional Childhood Injury Prevention ACI is Platinum Sponsor of #PrevCon2021 The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is joining hundreds of top safety experts and partners virtually at the Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PrevCon) for a week of conversation focused on preventing unintentional childhood injuries. As the Platinum Sponsor of PrevCon 2021 (July 12-16), ACI will…
July 8, 2021
The second issue of ACI’s 2021 Virtual Summit News – published by Chemical Week – is now available: ACI 2021 Virtual Summit News – Issue 2 The publication reviews the 2021 ACI Virtual Summit, summarizes key ACI member issues and reports on other industry news. And throughout the year, don’t forget to catch-up on the best summary of cleaning product industry marketplace trends, supply chain updates, regulatory and legislative news and sustainability trends and analysis every week with ACI…
January 29, 2021
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) provided a report to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) describing specific progress on all ongoing studies within ACI’s Topical Antiseptics Program (TAP), addressing safety and efficacy data gaps for critical antiseptic ingredients. The progress report submitted to FDA: Provides a status update of data generation activities across multiple active ingredients ACI is supporting (benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride, chloroxylenol, ethanol and…
October 21, 2021
Annual Women’s Forum to Highlight Catalyst Report on "Leveraging Differences to Drive Business Results" Panel Discussion to Feature ACI Board Members from Amway, BASF, Clorox ACI Convention Takes Place January 29-Febuary 3 in Orlando, Florida Washington, D.C. – December 15, 2017 – The Women’s Networking Forum and Panel at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Convention will explore how companies can thrive through "Inclusive Leadership: Leveraging Differences to Drive…
February 4, 2019
ACI exhibited at the 2017 National Leadership Conference of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) in Nashville, Tennessee to share key programs with many of the 7,800 FCCLA members that attended. ACI provided educational resources and materials on laundry packet safety and sustainability practices in the laundry room. Attendees also learned how their chapters could earn national recognition for their schools by participating in the Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP…
February 4, 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
Outcomes of negligible environmental risk mean consumers can feel confident about the safety of these ingredients going down the drain. Results were consistent with assessments by authoritative bodies around the world. Newly published research indicates that an important ingredient used in detergents and cleaning products poses a low ecological risk to waterways. The study, “Environmental risk assessment of polycarboxylate polymers used in cleaning products in the United States,” is published…
June 16, 2020
Findings Indicate that Antiseptic Compounds Are Unlikely to Cause Adverse Ecological Impacts Risk Analysis Framework May Be Adapted for Other Ingredients That Reach the Environment Through Down-the-Drain Pathways Article Published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry The use of three topical antiseptic compounds – benzalkonium chloride (BAC), benzethonium chloride (BZT) and chloroxylenol (PCMX) – has increased due to the phase-out of other antimicrobial ingredients (such as triclosan) in…
November 16, 2022