The Chemistry of Water
ACC celebrates #WorldWaterDay and the White House Water Summit by releasing a video highlighting the many ways chemistry keeps water flowing—from source to tap.

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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 53 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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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:

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform

ACC lauds House passage of historic TSCA reform. Learn More »


Over the past decade, ACC members have invested more than $14 billion to further enhance security. Learn More »

Safety and Security

ACC comments on interagency progress report on chemical facility safety and security. Learn More »


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