Welcome to SUBSPORTplus 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.
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.
BAuA-Event “Perspectives of Substitution of Chromium(VI) – Do the Alternatives Work and Are They Affordable?”
The Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) hosted an event about substitution of chromium(VI) in Dortmund on the 14th January 2019. Information was provided on alternative solutions for functional/hard and decorative chrome plating. The event was attended by 200 participants.
The presentations (mainly in German) are available here.
Substitution may be fast and easy or a more complex process. Generally it includes the following steps: