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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.
An Abbreviated Alternatives Assessment Process for Product Designers
Abstract: A crib manufacturer assessed alternatives to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in their baby crib line, by evaluating constituents of 4 mattresses/3 mattress covers - for human and environmental hazards. They replaced all PVC-based components.
Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
Abstract: An organization that promotes safer, more environmentally friendly chemicals for workplaces that would normally use dangerous chemicals.
Source: Clean Production Action
Chemical Assessment and Ranking System (CARS)
Abstract: A decision support tool that uses a credible database of chemical hazard related information, in conjunction with chemical use, to assess and rank chemicals and set goals for substituting or eliminating.
Source: Zero Waste Alliance
Chemical Strategies Partnership (CSP)
Abstract: CSP is a non-profit that works with manufacturing companies to redefine the way they purchase and manage chemicals. The model shifts away from a traditional supplier relationship to a strategic alliance with a chemical service provider.
Source: Chemical Strategies Partnership
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.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Frequently Asked Questions
Abstract: Answers to common questions about the NFPA 704 chemical safety rating system.
Source: National Fire Protection Association
Prevention through Design
Abstract: A protocol on preventing workplace exposures and accidents through the design of better products and processes at the earliest possible point in the life cycle.
Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
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
U.S. EPA Design For Environment - Alternative Assessments
Abstract: This collaborative program helps industries choose safer chemicals for applications such as fire safety in circuit boards and furniture. Alternatives assessments provide a basis for informed decision making by developing an in-depth comparison of potential human health and environmental impacts.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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