Specialty Chemical Resources

National Association of Chemical Distributors

The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), established in 1971, is an international association of chemical distributors and their supply-chain partners. Member companies process, formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products for over 750,000 customers.

Consumer Specialty Products Association

The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) is the premier trade association representing the interests of companies engaged in the manufacture, formulation, distribution and sale of more than $100 billion annually in the U.S. of familiar consumer products that help household and institutional customers create cleaner and healthier environments.

The Chemical Club of New England

The Chemical Club of New England, Inc. is a social organization of chemical industry sales personnel. Formed in 1946 and incorporated in 1947, the Chem Club of New England is the oldest chemical sales association in the United States.

The Chemical Distribution Network

CDN is a group chemical distributors servicing customers in many industries across the country. The group represents over $1.2 Billion in combined revenues with a distribution network of 22 companies across the United States and 51 stocking locations.

American Chemical Society

With more than 161,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information.


CleanGredients is an online database of cleaning product ingredient chemicals, providing verified information about the environmental and human health attributes of listed ingredients. CleanGredients is a project of GreenBlue®, a nonprofit that equips business with the science and resources to make products more sustainable.

EPA DfE Program

EPA’s Design for the Environment program helps consumers, businesses, and institutional buyers identify cleaning and other products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment.


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