Safe Chemistry

Safe Chemistry

Safe ChemistryChemistry plays an essential role in the products and technologies we use every day, from vital ingredients in consumer products to raw materials in manufacturing processes. These chemicals must be produced and used in ways that protect human health and the environment.




The Science Behind Sustainability

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BASF’s Approach for Assessing Safety of Chemical Products

Sustainability Challenge:

Consumers want to know that chemical ingredients in the products they use are safe.

Chemistry Solution:

BASF applies a comprehensive approach to assess the safety and overall sustainability of the more than 60,000 chemistry products it manufactures.

Sustainability Benefit:

By undertaking a thorough sustainability and safety assessment for all of its products, BASF can accelerate development of sustainable products and technologies.

Responsible Care® Product Safety Code: A Commitment to Chemical Safety

Sustainability Challenge:

Consumers have questions about the safety of chemicals in the products they use every day.

Chemistry Solution:

Chemists at ACC member companies evaluate chemical products for safety and environmental impacts, and adjust uses and formulations based on the latest scientific findings.

Sustainability Benefit:

Consumers can have greater confidence in the products they use each day.


Chemistry in Action

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A Commitment to Chemical Product Safety

The Responsible Care® Product Safety Code can help consumers feel confident in the safety of the products they use every day.

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How the Products of Chemistry Help Keep People Safe

The business of chemistry helps create the products that help keep us safe - in our homes, at work, at play, on the road and even on the battlefield.