GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals
Substitute chemicals of high concern with safer alternatives through GreenScreen® chemical hazard assessment.
NSF's team of toxicologists, chemists and biologists perform comparative chemical hazard assessments by reviewing product ingredients and formulations in accordance with the GreenScreen® requirements. The review helps your company gain information and an understanding of a chemical's potential risk so you can choose safer chemical alternatives.
NSF's assessment includes determining viable transformation products, checking authoritative and screening level lists, running a literature search that evaluates relevant articles and summarizing the results in a report. This assessment is also listed in the GreenScreen® registry, which industry, governments and NGOs use to support product design and development and materials procurements.
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News and Events
Assurance Program for Sustainable Assessment of Professional Services – Call for Pilot Participants
June 1, 2020
NSF International is calling for participants in a new assurance program for the NSF/ANSI 391.1 standard, the first American National Standard for sustainability in the professional services industry. The pilot will include professional service organizations, purchasers of professional services and approved certification bodies (CBs).
NSF International and Soil Association Team Up to Offer SFI® and FSC® Forestry Certifications
September 25, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – NSF International subsidiary NSF Certification, LLC and Soil Association Certification Forestry, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Soil Association, today announced an agreement to offer certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) responsible forest management standards.
NSF and E-Reuse Services Collaborate to Make Electronics Reuse Conference Waste-Free for Second Year
September 19, 2019
Every year, tradeshows and conferences generate thousands of tons of waste in the form of flyers, hand-outs, packaging, coffee cups and more. A closer look reveals an estimated 60 million people attend tradeshows each year—with each attendee generating up to 20 pounds of waste. Not surprisingly, this has a significant impact on the environment.
New White Paper on Quantifying Sustainability Impacts and Setting Successful Sustainability Goals
February 13, 2018
Customers and investors are demanding stronger sustainability commitments from companies they work with. The question remains: What is the best method for quantifying and reporting sustainability impacts?