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IHS Chemical Inventory Greening Solutions
Third-party Evaluation Tools
IHS Chemical Inventory Greening Solutions evaluates chemical products for their human health and environmental impacts, ranks these products, and suggests alternatives that have been approved by a qualified third party such as the EPA Design for Environment program, EcoLogo, or Green Seal.
Manufacturers and retailers can then strategically eliminate or replace products based on their chemical impacts, and select more favorable ones.
Substances, products, companies/product lines
Raw materials, manufacturing, consumer use, end of life
Ecological health, human health, worker health and safety
The Chemical Inventory Greening Solutions helps companies identify safer alternatives to chemicals of concern in supply chains. Using the IHS ecoAnalysis™ comprehensive software tool, chemical products can easily and quickly be evaluated by use category, and data can be sorted and analyzed by cost and hazard ranking (human and environmental) using complex algorithms and multiple endpoints. Product details are illustrated in graphs that allow for evaluation of new products versus current products, provide relative rankings for simplified decision-making, and identify third-party certified alternatives including - including products with the following labels: U.S. EPA Design for Environment (DfE), EcoLogo, or GreenSeal.
With these data a company can strategically eliminate or replace products based on chemical impacts, and select more favorable products. Users can measure results by tracking and reporting efforts, and by generating progress reports related to chemical impacts of specific products and product types.
Suppliers must submit compliance data and material safety data sheets (MSDSs) for chemical product ingredients.
Pricing is based on the services required, which may include implementation support, field services, and software training.
Strengths: IHS' ecoAnalysis™ software tool can evaluate chemical products by use category, sort and analyze data by cost and hazard ranking, compare products, and present third-party certified alternatives.
GreenWERCS™, SciVera Lens™, 3E GPA™