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ASTM WK85683

Revision of E3027-18a Standard Guide for Making Sustainability-Related Chemical Selection Decisions in the Life-Cycle of Products


• The standard has been updated to replace “phases” with “stages”. In the currently published standard, the terms “phases” and “stages” are used interchangeably. This change adds clarity and is consistent with life cycle practices and other standards such as ISO 21930.
• A reference to ISO 21930 has also was added to Section 2 and the definition of life cycle.
• Footnote #9 was updated from “California Assembly Bill 1879 – The Safer Consumer Product Act” to “California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 55,


Developed by Subcommittee: E60.80

Committee: E60

Staff Manager: Kristy Straiton

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Date Initiated: 03-17-2023

Technical Contact: Amy Costello