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


The GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals


EPA's Safer Choice Standard