Around 300 representatives – environmental experts, chemists, technical specialists etc. – from the different type and size companies in the Baltics are now informed about the possibilities to substitute hazardous substances they are using in their daily work.
11 hazardous substances already have been identified for the substitution activities of the project. Some of them may cause severe health problems by damaging fertility, causing genetic defects or cancer. Most of these substances are currently used in construction chemicals or consumer chemicals industry.