Volume 88 Issue 19 | Web Exclusive
Issue Date: May 10, 2010

Green Chemical Standard's Potentially Broad Reach

New standard could benefit chemical makers and consumer products manufacturers by promoting information exchange
Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Green Chemistry, Sustainability
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: electronics, green chemistry, ecolabels, industry standards

The Greener Chemical Products & Processes Standard currently under development will provide a comprehensive multiattribute evaluation of the relative environmental performance of chemical products and manufacturing technologies. Its designers hope the standard will serve as a means for raw material suppliers, manufacturers, retailers, and consumers to share common information up and down the supply chain, with benefits to all stakeholders along the way.

Anne P. Wallin, Dow Chemical's director of sustainable chemistry, is participating in . . .

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