responsible distribution

Manuals & Publications

As your company embarks on each Responsible Distribution Cycle, take advantage of these manuals and publications to assist you during your verification.

NEW! Responsible Distribution Coaching
We get it — the Responsible Distribution Verification process can be overwhelming. Let NACD help you get on track for the 7th Verification cycle!
From assisting with site profiles to deep diving into Responsible Distribution codes, the NACD Responsible Distribution® team will coach you through each stage of the NACD verification dashboard and program parameters.
These personalized coaching sessions will be conducted via Zoom. For more information about coaching or to book a session, reach out to Caroline Brooks, Senior Manager of Responsible Distribution, at

How-To Guide Tutorial Videos - Responsible Distribution Verification Tools

Watch these short videos for step-by-step directions on how to navigate NACD’s various Responsible Distribution Verification tools.

Responsible Distribution Dashboard

Self-Assessment Report (SAR) & Roadmap

Code Coordinator Manual

The Code Coordinator Manual is your go-to guide for continuous improvement in NACD's Responsible Distribution Program. Release each verification cycle, the manual outlines every code of Responsible Distribution, providing a step-by-step guide for completing online specifications to best prepare your company for your upcoming verification.

*New*  7th Cycle Code Coordinator Manual (Updated May 2021)

7th Cycle Gap Assessment Tool

*New* 7th Cycle Gap Assessment Tool (Released June 2020)

How Does Responsible Distribution Compare?

Newly updated for the 7th Cycle!


Why Work with a Responsible Distributor?

Show your producers and customers why they should work with your company, an NACD Responsible Distribution Verified chemical distributor. Simply add your company logo and information to the form below and generate your very own company sale sheet! Click here to access.