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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.
GreenScreen® is 10 years old!
Publications & tools | 31.03.2017
GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals was launched in 2007 and has become a widely recognised tool for assessing chemical hazards, identifying chemicals of concern, and selecting safer chemicals. It is a method of comparative Chemical Hazard Assessment that can be used for identifying chemicals of high concern and safer alternatives.
(English) (English) Substitution may be fast and easy or a more complex process. Generally it includes the following steps:
- Define the problem
- Set substitution criteria
- Search for alternatives
- Assess and compare alternatives
- Experiment on pilot
- Implement and improve