ECHA studies levers to promote substitution

Edited on 10/03/2016
ECHA wants to improve its support for the substitution of hazardous chemicals and contribute to the improvement of methods and practices for the analysis of alternatives.
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ECHA has commissioned a study by American academics , which contains a series of recommendations , starting with increasing resources allocated to support substitution in ECHA and Member States , the establishment of a training network , and technical support to governments and industries. The study also suggests to support communication within the industry , and set public / private partnerships for research and demonstration of alternatives to hazardous chemicals. The report is available at