Wal-Mart's move to eliminate certain chemicals could pose big challenge for industry

03/7/2014 | ChemicalWatch.com (subscription required)

Wal-Mart's new requirement for suppliers to replace or eliminate certain chemicals is expected to create a financial and logistical burden for manufacturers, according to this article. Estimating the ultimate effect this will have on companies is "a million-dollar question," said Brooke Weizmann, director of sustainability for the American Chemistry Council. ACC recently announced eight principles for alternatives assessments, this article notes.

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