Issue Backgrounders

ACA’s Issue Backgrounders seek to educate policymakers on matters important to the U.S. coatings industry, providing detailed background and offering industry solutions.


CFATS Reauthorization

ACA supports the safe handling and use of chemicals, and the structure which the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program provides to enable that in practice.

Coatings Are Essential

ACA details the how paints and coatings are essential to the nation’s economic growth and rebuilding our most important infrastructure.

PaintCare Product Stewardship

ACA’s PaintCare program is a true product stewardship model that ensures environmentally sensitive end-of-life management for leftover paint.

EPA’S TSCA New Chemicals Review Program

​ACA outlines how bring greater efficiency and clarity to EPA’s process will benefit manufacturers, EPA, and the environment.