Alternative technologies / Assessment / Best management practices / Chemical engineering / Chemical industry / Chemical spills / Chemical tracking / Chemical treatment / Chemicals / Chemistry / Coating processes / Coatings / Energy conservation / Environmental chemistry / Environmental degradation / Environmental exposure / Environmental health / Environmental management / Environmental protection / Environmentally safe products / Health / Health effects / Incentives / Lean and environment / Paint / Products / Solvents / Toxic chemicals / Toxic release inventory / Toxicity / Toxicity testing / Toxicology / Wood / Wood waste
Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
NOTE: [PDF] links require Acrobat Reader from Adobe.
Assessing the Safety of Chemical Alternatives
Abstract: Washington State Department of Ecology is working with 7 other member states of the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) to create alternatives assessment guidance. Drafts and related documents can be found at this link.
Source: WA State Dept of Ecology (and Others)
Assessment of Alternatives to Perchloroethylene for the Dry Cleaning Industry
Abstract: Alternatives assessment of seven common alternatives to perc to help dry cleaners find technically viable and environmentally preferred methods for cleaning clothes
Modification of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to conform with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals
Abstract: Questions and answers from OSHA on the modification of OSHA requirements for transition to GHS.
OSHA Brief: Hazard Communication Standard: Labels and Pictograms [PDF]
Abstract: Brief factsheet on how OSHA has adopted GHS labels and pictograms as part of the revision of the Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200 (HCS), bringing it into alignment with the United Nations’ system.
Section 4.3 of OSHA's Guide to The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
Abstract: OSHA section of guidance on the GHS labeling system.
The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)
The Safer Chemical Alternatives Topic Hub™ was developed by:
Hub Last Updated: 12/29/2013