COVID-19 Resources for the Chemical Supply Chain

The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) connects businesses involved in every stage of the chemical distribution supply chain.
NACD has assembled the following information to inform chemical producers, distributors, handlers, and service providers about the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and offer resources for emergency preparedness and response.

Download the FREE NACD Small Business Guide to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)

What Companies in the Chemical Supply Chain Need to Know



In response to the unprecedented coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. government passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) to assist small businesses struggling in the wake of COVID-19 gain easier access to capital.

In this free guide, you will learn…

  • How the CARES Act makes it easier for companies who produce, re-package, warehouse, or transport chemical products to apply for low-interest small business loans;
  • What the Payment Protection Program is, and how this new program can provide the capital you need to cover the cost of retaining employees and more;
  • How expanded eligibility requirements under the Emergency Economic Injury Grant can help give you the funds you need to cover immediate business needs quickly;
  • How new small business tax provisions can give your cash flow relief so you can get back to alleviating the impacts of coronavirus on your chemical distribution channels;
  • Which Small Business Administration-recommended companies providing free business consulting to help small businesses navigate this uncertain economic time.

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Additional COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance Available for Chemical Distributors, Handlers, and Producers

Visit the NACD Coronavirus Resource Center to discover:

  • NACD member reports covering emergency paid family and medical leave; disaster relief lending; government recognition of chemical distribution as essential business; and more;
  • The latest coronavirus pandemic information from the government;
  • State regulatory actions including executive orders, travel restrictions, supply chain issues, and mask requirements;
  • COVID-19 case reports by the Center for Disease Control (CDC);
  • Chemical product ingredients that can combat the spread of COVID-19;
  • Essential employee letter templates that employees can carry with them as proof their travel is necessary to continue facility operations deemed critical for the chemical industry;
  • And more!


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Contact Jenni Jenkins:

Jenni Jenkins

Jenni Jenkins
Director, Membership
(703) 527-6223 x 3067