About Us

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is a national trade association representing Canada’s leading chemistry companies, from petrochemical, inorganic, and specialty chemical producers to bio-based manufacturers and chemistry-related technology and R&D companies. Through its Responsible Care® initiative, CIAC is recognized as a world-leader in the sustainable stewardship of chemical products.

CIAC works collaboratively with a number of partner organizations to maintain the TEAP III Transportation Emergency Response Service Provider Standardwhich establishes the criteria used by TEAP’s assessment teams to assess a service provider’s ability to safely and efficiently mitigate the impacts of a chemical transportation incident. These partner organizations include:

Transport Canada’s TDG Directorate

Responsible Distribution Canada

Railway Association of Canada



Canadian Emergency Response Contractors’ Alliance

Chlorine Institute Emergency Response Plan, CHLOREP (Canada)