Moving towards safer alternatives

Support for Substitution


Substitution of hazardous chemicals is a fundamental measure to reduce risks to environment, workers, consumers and public health.

Legislation encourages you to substitute, this site will show you how.

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Latest News

Serbian version of GHS Column Model now available

Publications & Tools | 10.09.2014

Realised by the NGO ALHem – Safer Chemicals Alternative – the Serbian translation of the GHS Column Model can now be used as an aid to selecting substitute substances. The Column Model is a simplified method to make a preliminary comparison between the risks of different substances and products and offer a quick judgment on the convenience of substitution.

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Substitution Steps

Substitution may be fast and easy or a more complex process. Generally it includes the following steps:
  1. Define the problem
  2. Set substitution criteria
  3. Search for alternatives
  4. Assess and compare alternatives
  5. Experiment on pilot
  6. Implement and improve
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Welcome to SUBSPORT the Substitution Support Portal!

Here you can find information to support your efforts in substituting hazardous substances. Enjoy exploring the portal and please do not hesitate to contact the project team for any comments or questions.

SUBSPORT is an ongoing project. Therefore we recommend to revisit the portal from time to time if you could not yet find the information you expected. To keep yourself informed about the progress of the portal and other related news you can subscribe to the SUBSPORT newsletter.

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