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SUBSPORT – substitution e-tool to reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals safely


The SUBSPORT - Substitution Support Portal is a free-of-charge, multilingual platform for information exchange on the substitution of hazardous chemicals for alternative substances and technologies.

Substitution represents a core action to reduce the chemical risks posed to the environment and public health. In this sense, the SUBSPORT web portal aims to facilitate this challenging task by providing guidance on substance evaluation and substitution management while supporting companies to fulfill the substitution requirements within the EU legislation. The tool can also be used as a resource of information for other stakeholders, including authorities, environmental and consumer organisations, as well as scientific institutions. 

The SUBSPORT web portal was developed between 2010 and 2013 by the organisations Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE GmbH (Germany), ChemSec (Sweden), Grontmij (Denmark) and ISTAS (Spain). Since 2013, SUBSPORT has been solely run by Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE GmbH.

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Visit the SUBSPORT web portal (EN, DE, FR, ES, SR)