Substitution of hazardous substances: Top tips for minimising exposure and complying with legislation


Thursday, 9th June, 2022
15:00 to 16:00 CEST (Berlin, Paris, Madrid)


Substitution is a way to minimise exposure to hazardous substances by replacing them with safer alternatives. It is at the top of the STOP hierarchy of control measures, and an essential starting point in every risk assessment. In particular, carcinogens and mutagens should be substituted to minimise risk.

In this webinar, Dr. Birgit Stöffler, Safety Specialist at Merck, will discuss how to carry out a legally compliant substitution check. Stöffler will explain (using examples) what to look out for, which mistakes can be avoided and what to do if no substitution is possible?

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