This car seat has had her share of bad relationships with endocrine disruptors and so on.
Luckily, she tried ChemSec’s online meeting point – Marketplace – and found a match with a safer alternative to a toxic flame retardant.
On Marketplace there are hundreds of safer alternatives to hazardous chemicals just waiting to hook up with products.
Try it yourself!
Flame retardants might as well be called “Everywhere Chemicals” because they are found far and wide, really anywhere you look. In carpets, mattresses, upholstered furniture, computers, television sets, cables, walls, car seats, clothing, animals, humans – you name it.
SINimilarity shows if a substance is structurally similar to a substance on the SIN List, which in turn indicated similar problematic properties. The aim is to help avoid substituting one problematic chemical with another.Go to SINimilairity
The Textile Guide walks you through the process of chemicals management from a textile industry perspective. You will learn to identify the relevant chemicals and find ideas on how to phase them out.Go to Textile Guide
The SIN (Substitute It Now!) List is a globally used database of chemicals likely to be banned or restricted in a near future, as we have selected them for fulfilling EU´s REACH ”Substances of Very High Concern” criteria.Go to SIN List
GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals is a method for comparative chemical hazard assessment. It can be used by anybody interested in assessing the inherent hazards of chemicals and their potential effect on human health and the environment.Go to GreenScreen
The Substitution Support Portal provides general information on substitution and hundreds of ”case stories”, examples of successful substitutions.Go to SUBSPORT
The OECD Substitution and Alternatives Assessment Toolbox (SAAT) is a compilation of resources relevant to chemical substitution and alternatives assessments.Go to OECD Substitution Toolbox (SAAT)
SIN Producers is a database of companies that are producing or importing the most hazardous chemicals in Europe. This information can be used for making sustainable investments, identifying companies with a product portfolio likely to be regulated.Go to SIN producers
CleanGredients is the definitive database of market-ready chemical ingredients pre-approved to meet U.S. EPA’s Safer Choice standard.Go to CleanGredients