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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

Finding Alternatives: Resources, Tools and Strategies Used by Practitioners

June 28, 2021

A4 Webinar

In this discussion-oriented A4 webinar, we will hear directly from seasoned alternatives assessment practitioners about the variety of resources, tools and techniques that are available to search for and find potential substitution options for consideration in an alternatives assessment.

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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 Releases New Specifications Document for Silicone Chemistry Alternatives in Cosmetics & Personal Care Products

Sparked by recent regulatory and market drivers to restrict the use of some silicone chemistries, this GC3 member-developed document is designed to spur innovation by articulating clear criteria for alternatives to meet market demand. This is a continuation of the GC3’s unique collaborative innovation work, engaging all elements of the value chain to develop safer and more sustainable chemistry alternatives through market action. Fourteen member companies representing chemical manufacturers, cosmetic and personal care product manufacturers, and the environmental services sector made valuable contributions. Download the report to learn more.

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