Press Release

CPG Industry Applauds EPA’s Increased Flexibility, Commitment to Consumers


April 14, 2020

Contact: Leslie Lake, 571-378-6757, [email protected]

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Consumer Brands Association today released the following statement from Bryan Zumwalt, executive vice president, public affairs:

“Now, more than ever, it is important to ensure that Americans can get the cleaning products they need to protect themselves from coronavirus. Today’s actions by the EPA are further proof that the agency is committed to working with industry to make smart, quick decisions during this unprecedented crisis.”

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The Consumer Brands Association champions the industry whose products Americans depend on every day, representing more than 1,700 iconic brands. From household and personal care to food and beverage products, the consumer packaged goods industry plays a vital role in powering the U.S. economy, contributing $2 trillion to U.S. GDP and supporting more than 20 million American jobs.