Representing Household & Institutional Brands Since 1914

Maintaining over 100 Years of Success Through...

Collaboration

We are a business partner to approximately 250 companies seeking to collaborate with stakeholders on issues critical to the future of formulated products. We work directly with legislators, regulators, non-governmental organizations and retail partners to ensure the future of safe and effective products. What differentiates CSPA from many other trade associations is its proven success in bringing diverse groups together to create beneficial policy with a strong scientific basis. Our core dynamic is centered around a collaborative mindset and teamwork within our industry.

Expertise

Scientific, legal, advocacy, research, policy and communication experts on the CSPA staff have successfully represented the growing household and institutional products industry for over 100 years. They are experienced and credentialed leaders in their fields with a depth of knowledge on the legislative, regulatory and commercial issues affecting all stages of the product supply chain. The CSPA attorneys, scientists and advocacy professionals who manage seven product divisions and three affiliate organizations are well respected by their counterparts at both regulatory agencies and on Capitol Hill.

Leadership

Over 75 different member-based task groups and committees and a very active Board of Directors manage CSPA and direct its strategic focus. An array of training workshops, seminars, webinars and member conferences held throughout the year bring industry leaders, technical experts and key decision makers together to strategize about future challenges facing consumer packaged goods and institutional products companies. CSPA is widely recognized for its willingness to look “beyond the next quarter” at long-term sustainability issues surrounding the products it represents.


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Meetings, Workshops & Webinars

Antimicrobial & Pesticide Product Workshop

Sept 7-8, 2016  | Albany, NY

Key New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff will present and address questions on registration and regulatory issues. The day-and-a-half workshop is a unique opportunity to engage with state regulators and industry colleagues.
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Overview of US Pesticide Regulations Course

Oct 12-13, 2016  | Washington, DC

The course focuses on the practical: what you need to know to get your pesticide products on the market, keep them on the market and avoid penalties. We’ll cover the basics — the definition of a pesticide; the ABC’s of a registration, registration data and building a label; PRIA 4; tolerances; record keeping and reporting; preparing for an inspection and data compensation. Also we have added three new modules that were introduced last year “Labeling Impacts of Toxicity Study Results,” “How to Register a Biopesticide,” and “Marketing Claims for Consumer Pesticides.”
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2016 VOC Compliance Update

Oct 27, 2016 • Webinar

Join experts from CSPA for an update for recent state actions on air quality regulations. This will help manufacturers and marketers in knowing what products retailers can sell in various states. This webinar will provide an overview update of state and federal clean air VOC regulations affecting consumer and commercial products; understanding the complex considerations needed to assure product compliance; and assist product manufacturers and marketers in working with distributors and retailers to assure compliance with state and federal air quality regulations.
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CPSC From A-Z… And Beyond

October 26, 2016 • Bethesda, MD

Topics will include labeling requirements under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) and elements of the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The conference will also feature industry experts discussing and providing updates on international consumer products regulations such as the Global Harmonized System (GHS) of chemical classification.
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Cleaning Products Intermediate Course

December 4, 2016 • Fort Lauderdale, FL

Attendees will better understand not only the individual components of formulations, but also the need for these ingredients to work in concert. The course will also provide an overview of market trends from a global perspective, with emphasis on product forms, raw materials, washing procedures, testing methods, and general formulation technology and the newest green regulatory requirements and component trends.
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2016 Annual Meeting

December 4-7, 2016 • Fort Lauderdale, FL

This year’s Annual Meeting will offer guidance on what new federal environmental legislation will mean for your company, it will provide opportunities to engage directly with retail partners and create a platform for discussions regarding ingredient disclosure and other critical issues.
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