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Subsport - Substitution Support Portal

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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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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.

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Substitution Steps

(English) 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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