Application of the CLiCC Tool



CLiCC Tool stakeholders, such as industry partners, policy makers, and academic researchers will be able use the tool in a variety of ways.  For Upstream companies, CLiCC can be used as an early predictive tool, particularly in the research and development stages. CLiCC also offers alternative comparison and product phase-out option in planning stages. Downstream companies have the benefit of making sourcing decisions and designing a new product.

The CLiCC tool will also facilitate collaborations between raw material designers and companies, so that new materials are created specifically to fit a certain application farther down the value chain. Regulated entities will be able to complete alternatives assessments. Policy makers will be able to use CLiCC as a screening tool for new chemicals, thereby informing new product restrictions and creating enforceable regulations.