LCA of Chemicals and Chemical Products

Expert in life cycle assessments (LCAs) of chemicals, Quantis’ Global Science Lead & Sustainability Consultant Alexi Ernstoff shared insight and best practices in to be included in the introductory book, Life Cycle Assessment: Theory and Practice

This chapter entitled “LCA of Chemicals and Chemical Products” focuses on the application of LCA to evaluate the environmental performance of chemicals as well as of products and processes where chemicals play a key role. The authors compare the LCA in relation to other chemicals management frameworks and concepts (including risk assessment, green and sustainable chemistry, and chemical alternatives assessment) and highlights methodological challenges particular to LCA studies in the relation to chemicals.