Routines for substitution of hazardous substances in the products

By this requirement you secure that the suppliers (trademark owners) are working actively with substitution of substances that are hazardous to the environment or human health.

Criterion ID

11216

Criterion level

Advanced

Criterion type

Award criteria

Criterion text

The supplier must offer computers and monitors from manufacturers (trademark owners) with routines for substitution of chemicals. The routines must be documented and applied concurrently during the full contract period. The routines must include at least the 5 steps in the European Chemicals Agency's (Echa) model for substitution of chemicals:

1. Know your substances and needs

2. Search for alternatives

3. Assess, compare, and select

4. Test, implement, and improve

5. Inform your supply chain