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Document ID (ISN)107931
CIS number 08-274
ISBN(s) 978-2-7389-1434-7
Year 2007
Convention or series no. INRS ED 6004
Title Substitution of dangerous chemical agents
Original title La substitution des agents chimiques dangereux [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Mar. 2007. 8p. Illus. Price: EUR 1.50. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access$File/ed6004.pdf [in French]
Abstract The substitution of dangerous chemicals is a preferred means of protection against occupational hazards. Besides lowering the risks to workers and improving their working conditions, a successful substitution also results in advantages for the enterprise, such as the changing of a process in favour of newer technology, lowering the costs of waste disposal and personal protection, and an improved image. This leaflet summarized the responsibilities of employers together with the approach to be followed for the successful substitution of dangerous chemicals.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; France; substitution; chemical products; hazard evaluation; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) mutagens; antifertility effects; carcinogens; safety guides; legal aspects; comment on directive; responsibilities of employers
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Risk evaluation