HazCom, GHS & SDS's

Green Chemistry/Safer Alternatives

Date Added Resource Source
Oct 2016

Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: A toolkit for employers and workers

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/safer_chemicals/

By using this toolkit, businesses can improve worker well-being through eliminating or reducing hazardous chemicals, while creating other benefits.

(OSHA)
Jan 2016

Green Chemistry at the University of Oregon

http://greenchem.uoregon.edu/

Welcome to the University of Oregon's Green Chemistry website. In the links that follow there is information about our green chemistry curriculum, research programs, database of educational materials, workshop on incorporating green chemistry into the undergraduate curriculum and our textbook on Greener Organic Chemistry.

(UO)
Dec 2015

E-fact 71: Hazard identification checklist: Occupational safety and health issues associated with green building

https://osha.europa.eu/en/tools-and-publications/publications/e-facts/e-fact-71-hazard-identification-checklist-occupational-safety-and-health-issues-associated-with-green-building/view

This checklist accompanies the e-fact on the same topic and aims to help identify the potential hazards to workers’ safety and health associated with green buildings.

(European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
Mar 2015

Identifying Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Using ToxCast and Authoritative Lists

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kpullen/identifying_endocrine_disrupting_chemicals.html

This blog, by Dr. Kristi Pullen, describes opportunities and limitations of non-animal toxicity testing (high throughput) data, using as a case study the California Safer Consumers Product chemicals of concern list.

(NRDC)
Apr 2014

Library of Past Projects: Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI)

http://www.turi.org/Our_Work/Home_Community/Community_Grants/Library_of_Past_Projects

The TURI Community projects are organized here by topic area. If you are looking for ideas for your own projects, this is a great place to start. We encourage community groups to replicate and build upon past projects.

(TURI)
Jan 2014

Interagency Alternatives Assessment Webinar Series

http://www.chemicalspolicy.org/alternativesassessment.webinarseries.php

The webinars allow for networking and sharing of experiences of government experts in chemical alternatives assessment, both chemical assessment and application. These webinars are open to local, state and federal government agencies. T

(Lowell Center for Sustainable Production)
Jan 2014

Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse Alternatives Assessment Guide Version 1.0 (PDF)

http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/ic2/IC2_AA_Guide-Version_1.pdf

The Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) published today a Guide designed help create safer products and reduce the impact that chemicals have on human health and the environment.

(IC2)
Oct 2013

Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: A Toolkit for Employers and Workers

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/safer_chemicals/index.html

OSHA has developed this step-by-step toolkit to provide employers and workers with information, methods, tools, and guidance on using informed substitution in the workplace.

(OSHA)
Oct 2012

Fact Sheet - Alternatives to Perchloroethylene Used in Professional Garment Care

http://www.turi.org/TURI_Publications/Safer_Alternatives_Fact_Sheets/Fact_Sheet_-_Alternatives_to_Perchloroethylene_Used_in_Professional_Garment_Care

This four-page fact sheet includes summary results of an alternatives assessment of seven common alternatives to perc. It is provided by Toxic Use Reduction Unit at UMass Lowell.

(TURI)
Jul 2012

Substitution Support Portal: Moving towards safer alternatives

http://www.subsport.eu/

Here you can find information to support your search for safer alternatives.

(SUBSPORT)
Jun 2012

Green Chemistry, Safer Alternatives and Work - recorded webinar

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/outreach/green-chemistry-symposium.cfm

Webinar presentations and resources from CROET's June 15, 2012 symposium.

(Occupational Health Sciences)
Sep 2010

Toxipedia: Green Chemistry

http://toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Green+Chemistry

Have you ever heard the term "green chemistry" and wondered what it's all about? Read our new green chemistry page for definitions, the twelve principles, and links to numerous articles and websites about this emerging and critical topic.

(Toxipedia)
Oct 2009

Safer Choice Products

http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/projects/formulat/formpart.htm

Safer Choice helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment.

(EPA)