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Abt Associates Compiles “Safer Chemical Ingredients List” for EPA’s Design for the Environment Program
BETHESDA, MD—More than 450 chemicals have found a place on the Safer Chemical Ingredients List compiled by Abt Associates for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Design for the Environment (DfE) Program. The list includes only chemicals which meet the criteria of DfE’s Safer Product Labeling Program. At present, more than 2,800 products carry the DfE Safer Product Label. DfE is an EPA program working through partnerships to protect human health and the environment.
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