Step 4. Phase out

Initiate phase-out

Aim: To remove and replace hazardous EDCs.

At this stage, you know:

  1. What chemical to replace/remove
  2. The function of the chemical
  3. There is a safer alternative

To remove the EDCs, consider the following aspects:

  1. Assure product quality and performance through pilot testing
  2. Set timeline for phase out
  3. Perform phase-out