Business Associations

Tracer Products is affiliated with the following automotive associations whose purpose is to provide the latest updates in safety, compliance, and education for our category of leak detection products.


Auto Care Association

The Auto Care Association provides advocacy, educational, networking, technology, market intelligence, and communications resources to serve the collective interests of nearly 3,000 member companies in the entire supply chain of the automotive aftermarket. This includes 150,000 businesses in the industry that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service, maintenance and repair

SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International

SAE International is the leader in connecting and educating engineers while promoting, developing and advancing aerospace, commercial vehicle and automotive engineering. LeakFinder A/C dyes are produced in accordance with SAE standard J2297, applying to dyes intended to be introduced into a mobile air-conditioning system refrigerant circuit for ultraviolet leak detection.

MACS (Mobile Air Conditioning Society)

Founded in 1981, The Mobile Air Conditioning Society MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for total vehicle climate and thermal management. Over 1 million service technicians have been assisted by MACS to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment.

a subdivision of Auto Care Association

HDDA – Heavy Duty Distribution Association (a subdivision of Auto Care Association)

HDDA (a subdivision of Auto Care Association) is the only trusted representative of the independent heavy-duty vehicle aftermarket. HDDA speaks as one voice on behalf of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, professional service providers, and business service companies. Their purpose is to enable members to make better business decisions through market intelligence, product data standards, industry events, government affairs, and more.

OAC (Overseas Automotive Council)

Since 1923, OAC has strived to be the international community leader for all North American manufacturers and exporters, and all international importers, distributors and agents in the automotive aftermarket, providing a forum for members to share ideas, address common concerns, and solve mutual problems.