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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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2012 Levi Strauss & Co. Restricted Substance List [PDF]
Abstract: Levi Strauss & Co.'s restricted list of substances for suppliers.
Source: Levi Strauss & Co.
Abstract: An organization that promotes safer, more environmentally friendly chemicals for workplaces that would normally use dangerous chemicals.
Source: Clean Production Action
Column Model for Chemical Substitutes Assessment [PDF]
Abstract: A model to use risk and safety data of a chemical to assess potential toxicity or hazard to humans and the evironment.
Domestic Substances List
Abstract: An inventory of approximately 23,000 substances manufactured in, imported into or used in Canada on a commercial scale, with authoritative rankings on several toxicity endpoints or categorizations.
Source: Environment Canada
Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)
Abstract: An organization that developed green electronics standards and maintains a definitive global registry for greener electronics products that meet these EPEAT standards.
Source: Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool
GreenScreen(TM) (Version 1.2)
Abstract: A systematic chemical screening tool to identify substances that are inherently less hazardous. The tool uses many green chemistry principles, compiling toxicity endpoint data, and defines four benchmarks with a progressively safer chemical.
Source: Clean Production Action
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
Proposition 65: Chemicals Known to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity (California) [PDF]
Abstract: The Prop65 list of toxic chemicals that are known, in the state of California, to cause cancer or reproductive harm.
Source: California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical Substances)
Abstract: Manufacturers and importers are required to gather information on the properties of their chemical substances, which will allow their safe handling, and to register the information in a central database run by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
Source: European Union
Risk-Screening Environmental Indicators
Abstract: RSEI is a computer-based screening tool that analyzes risk factors to put TRI release data into a chronic health context.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
Tool for the Reduction and Assessment of Chemical and Other Environmental Impacts (TRACI)
Abstract: TRACI allows for the examination of the potential for life cycle impacts (including toxicity) associated with raw material usage and chemical releases resulting from the processes involved in producing a product.
Source: US EPA, National Risk Management Research Laboratory
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Hub Last Updated: 6/4/2013