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Background and Overview
Reasons for Action
Identifying Chemical Hazards - Labeling Systems
Related Efforts, Tools, and Resources
Case Studies and Examples
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Cleaner Solutions Database
Abstract: Database with solutions for surface cleaning, allowing users to find a cleaner, replace a solvent, and conduct safety screening.
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.cleanerSolutions.org

Developing and Analyzing Lead-Free Soldering Processes for Printed Wiring Boards
Abstract: A research project analyzing alternatives to lead in soldering, and their affect on end product quality.
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/content/view/full/6333

Environmentally Benign Resins and Additives, for Use in the Wire and Cable Industry
Abstract: Results of a research project on the technical, economic and environmental feasibility of using alternative resins to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the wire and cable industry
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/content/view/full/6313

Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3)
Abstract: GC3 provides a business-to-business forum to convene on the challenges and opportunities for a successful transition to safer alternatives. They facilitate workgroups, host webinars, and provide other information.
Source: Green Chemistry and Commerce Council
URL: http://www.greenchemistryandcommerce.org/home.php

How to Design a Safer Chemical
Abstract: Discussion of how synthetic chemists and toxicologists need to work together in designing new chemicals and molecules.
Source: Nature.com
URL: http://blogs.rsc.org/gc/2011/08/04/how-to-design-a-safer-che
mical/

Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) Safer Alternatives Assessments
Abstract: A wiki designed to provide a dynamic tool for the developing field of alternatives assessment.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials Association
URL: http://www.ic2saferalternatives.org/

Labelling for Hazardous Communication
Abstract: An explanation, from Lab Safety Supply, on chemical hazard labelling, including ratings, exemptions, training, and which label is right for different situations and chemicals.
Source: Lab Safety Supply
URL: http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/static/hazard-communication
-labeling-200.html?r=l&cm_mmc=LabSafety-_-Integration-_-
AllPages-_-AllPages#

Nike Restricted Substances List and Sustainable Chemistry Guidance
Abstract: Corporate restricted substance list for every material used in Nike products, and implementation guide.
Source: Nike, Inc.
URL: http://nikeinc.com/pages/responsibility

Presidential Green Chemistry Awards
Abstract: List of annual winners of the awards, from 1996 to present, in categories of synthesis, reaction, green design, small business, and academia.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/pubs/pgcc/past.html

Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge
Abstract: Program recognizes chemical technologies that incorporate the principles of source reduction and green chemistry into their design, manufacture and use.
Source: US EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/pubs/pgcc/presgcc.html

Use of DecaBDE Flame Retardants in Plastic Shipping Pallets: Assessing Safer Alternatives [PDF]
Abstract: Maine DEP sponsored a study assessing the availability of safer alternatives to the use of decaBDE in plastic shipping pallets. Pure Strategies (consultant) and pallet manufacturers, along with the state, conducted the study, which included functionality and physical property & fire testing as well as reduced environmental impact of any alternative flame retardants.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Official's Association
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/webconferences/techfeas/Pur
eStrategies_Safer_AA_for_Deca.pdf

 


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