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Webinar 3: Risk Assessment during Green & Sustainable Product Development


This webinar focused on different aspects of green and sustainable product development from risk assessment to support safety and regulatory decisions, to minimizing & mitigating the risks while addressing green chemistry technology scaleup.
January 18, 2022

This webinar is a part of the Webinar Series “Green Chemistry, what it means today for industry sectors” where industry leaders from different sectors share their innovations and experiences.

During this webinar, presenters discussed about different aspects of green and sustainable product development from risk assessment to support safety and regulatory decisions, to minimizing & mitigating the risks while addressing green chemistry technology scaleup.

Here are the webinar recordings:

Dr. Michael Schultz, Principal, PTI Global Solutions talked about Scaleup of Green Chemistry Technology. Scaleup of new technology is hard, time-consuming, and inherently full of risk. Michael shares some practical rules and guidelines to reduce the time, cost, and risk of getting green chemistry technology to scale.

Dr. Craig Rowlands, Senior Toxicologist at Underwriter’s Laboratories talked about Improving Toxicity Predictions by including in vitro AOP data in the hazard classification training set. He further shares strategies to use scientific data and risk assessment information to support regulatory decisions and communicating the safety of products to consumers and other stakeholders

Here is the Q&A session, where the speakers answered the participants questions followed by a survey. This section starts with a ViridisChem overview from CEO Neelam Vaidya. Here are the survey results from the webinar.


ViridisChem is a software company offering essential toxicity data and tools for companies to move towards sustainable product development.

We have the world’s most comprehensive toxicity database with over 90 million chemicals, and utilizing this data, our software tools provide toxicity analysis of chemicals, mixtures and formulations, and product development processes.