Ensuring a Safe and Plentiful Food Supply
Advances in chemistry play a key role in increasing agricultural production. Chemical products protect plants from pest infestation, increase crop production, and slow soil erosion.

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Transporting Chemicals Safely
Since 1995, Responsible Care® companies have decreased distribution incidents by 58 percent.

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Keeping Us Safe Every Day
The business of chemistry helps create the fire safety equipment that saves countless lives every year.

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Protecting Public Health and Improving Lives
Innovative products and technologies, made possible by chemistry, are advancing child safety and making automobiles safer than ever before. Resilient plastic bicycle helmets alone reduce the risk of brain injury by as much as 90 percent.

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Chemical Safety

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Keeping Us Safe Every Day

The products of chemistry—from bike helmets, to battlefield technologies—have helped make the world safer. At the same time, it’s imperative that chemistry is used safely and responsibly.

America’s chemical manufacturers make significant investments in testing programs to improve scientific understanding of chemical product safety.

We support efforts to modernize the federal system for regulating chemicals so Americans can have confidence that their families and the environment are protected.

Learn more about policies that can help American chemistry continue innovating, creating jobs and enhancing safety:

Chemical Safety

ACC welcomes introduction of draft legislation in the House to update the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Learn More »

Chemical Security

ACC supports bipartisan House legislation to extend chemical security regulations. Learn More »

Safety and Security

New report proposes options to increase effectiveness of chemical facility safety and security regulation. Learn More »


The Chemical Safety Improvement Act is historic legislation to reform TSCA.

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