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The Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) is a professional association solely dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and policy of alternatives assessment and informed substitution. A4 is an interdisciplinary community of researchers and practitioners from government agencies, academia, industry, and non-profits working collaboratively to accelerate the transition to the use of safer chemicals, materials, processes, and products.

 


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A4 International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment:

Accelerating Safer and Sustainable Alternatives

October 25-29, 2021 | Virtual Event

Registration is now open! The Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) is hosting its International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment virtually on October 25-29, 2021.  This year’s Symposium theme: “Accelerating Safer and Sustainable Alternatives”, strives to highlight the increased attention on the innovation, identification, and adoption of safer and sustainable alternatives to replace toxic chemicals of concern. 

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A4 QUARTERLY WEBINAR

Not Intentionally Added: Finding Alternative Chemicals or Production Processes for Workhorse Chemicals Containing 1,4-Dioxane

November 17, 2021

A4 Webinar

This A4 webinar will provide an overview of 1,4-dioxane, including its sources, hazards and exposure concerns, and will explore strategies that product manufactures are using to comply with the New York law, which has market implications beyond the state’s borders. Join us for this timely informed substitution topic and come prepared to share your organization’s solutions and challenges.

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The Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) is the only professional association solely dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and policy of alternatives assessment and informed substitution. A4 is an interdisciplinary community of researchers, practitioners, and others working collaboratively to accelerate the transition to the use of safer chemicals, materials, processes, and products. Become a member today!

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GC3 Recommended Framework for Ingredient Disclosure for Articles

GC3 member retailers are working to implement chemicals policies and strategies that require information about chemicals in articles to enable informed decision making about the products they source and sell. GC3 member suppliers recognize the need for sharing this information with their business customers but are understandably concerned about data security and the level of effort required to supply these data. The GC3 undertook this project to develop an initial framework for article ingredient disclosure that delineates a common set of data elements to include. This framework is designed to help guide communication and facilitate agreements between retailers and suppliers, as well as harmonize retailers’ requests of suppliers. Download the report to learn more.

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