Safer Alternatives

Alternative Assessment is a process for identifying, comparing and selecting safer alternatives to chemicals of concern, A primary goal of Alternatives Assessment is to reduce risk to humans and the environment by identifying safer choices. 


Clean Production Action and the Business-NGO Working Group have developed a set of resources for choosing safer chemicals including

The Guide to Safer Chemicals


The Principles for Safer Chemicals and The Principles for Safer Plastics


SUBSPORT+: Substitution Support Portal


The GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals


EPA's Safer Choice Standard