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BACKGROUND: Decision analysis—a systematic approach to solving complex problems—offers tools and frameworks to support decision making that are increasingly being applied to environmental challenges. Alternatives analysis is a method used

BACKGROUND: Decision analysis—a systematic approach to solving complex problems—offers tools and frameworks to support decision making that are increasingly being applied to environmental challenges. Alternatives analysis is a method used in regulation and product design to identify, compare, and evaluate the safety and viability of potential substitutes for hazardous chemicals.
OBJECTIVES: We assessed whether decision science may assist the alternatives analysis decision maker in comparing alternatives across a range of metrics.

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  • 2017-06-13
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1289/EHP483
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      0091-6765
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      1552-9924
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    Malloy, T. F., Zaunbrecher, V. M., Batteate, C. M., Blake, A., Carroll, W. F., Corbett, C. J., . . . Thayer, K. A. (2017). Advancing Alternative Analysis: Integration of Decision Science. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(6). doi:10.1289/ehp483

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