Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 8th June 2023 Issue no. 1068
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ACI's Kathleen Stanton appointed to key US Trade Advisory Committee on chemicals
Kathleen Stanton, associate vice president, technical & international affairs at the American Cleaning Institute, has been appointed to the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Health/Science Products and Services (ITAC 3).
The Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce and the US Trade Representative (USTR) regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting its sectors; and performs such other advisory functions relevant to US trade policy as may be requested by the Secretary of Commerce and the USTR or their designees.
As a member of the Committee, Kathleen will represent ACI and the US cleaning product supply chain, showcasing ACI's technical and scientific expertise.
"I am honoured to be appointed to this Committee and to provide key perspective on behalf of an essential and innovative industry," says Kathleen.
In her role at ACI, Kathleen manages international and environmental health & safety related issues and activities of concern to ACI members and stakeholders. She identifies and prioritises international, national, and state environmental, and regulatory initiatives that require action by the industry and develops and coordinates ACI's response to the issues, as appropriate.
With the aid of industry experts, she prepares ACI positions, policies, briefings and technical evaluations addressing legislation and regulation with regard to international and environmental health & safety issues. She directs the development of tools and information for assessing the occurrence and impacts of cleaning product ingredients in the environment. In addition, she manages the expansion of ACI's collaboration with organisations internationally.
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