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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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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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SPRING 2021 WEBINAR

OECD’s Guidance on Key Considerations for the Identification and Selection of Safer Chemical Alternatives

Monday, April 12, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

A4 Webinar

Join us for this late-breaking webinar of the Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) to learn more about the OECD Guidance from contributors who worked on it through the OECD Ad Hoc Group on the Substitution of Harmful Chemicals, including representatives from the OECD, Abt Associates, and the European Chemicals Agency. A4 alternatives assessment practitioners will also reflect on the utility of the guidance document given increased attention on the need for criteria in policy and business contexts to assist with determining whether an alternative to a chemical of concern is in fact safer.

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EVENT

International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment - Virtual 2020

October 27 - 29, 2020

Thank you for all of those that helped to make the International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment - Virtual 2020 a success!

Watch this short video and help us celebrate the face, places, and events that have helped shaped A4's growing community. Slides and recordings are posted on the 2020 Symposium Program page.

The dates for the International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment - Virtual 2021 will be announced soon.

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Making food packaging safer with alternatives to toxic chemicals

Consumers in Washington may soon see safer food packaging We've just published a report identifying alternatives with fewer toxic chemicals. The assessment — focused on making food packaging safer for Washingtonians... Read more

Washington state publishes updates on PFAS, draft criteria

On February 22, 2021, the Washington Department of Ecology (DoC) announced the publication of its report on safer alternatives to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging as well as.... Read more

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