ECOS Resolution: Advancing Safer Chemical Products and Processes

The Environmental Council of States (ECOS) passed Resolution 17-1 on April 8th, 2017: "Advancing Safer Chemical Products and Processes".  This resolution encourages policymakers to implement and increase funding and technical assistance support for alternatives assessment, and sustainable and green chemistry innovations that satisfy the following six principles:

  • Reduce hazard
  • Minimize exposure
  • Use best available information
  • Promote disclosure and transparency
  • Resolve trade-offs
  • Choose safer alternatives

Read the full Resolution here.