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About Pharos


Pharos provides resources to assess human and environmental health hazards of chemicals and building materials, plus tools to collaborate to find safer alternatives. The goal of this effort is to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals and improve the inherent safety of materials and products.

Who We Are

Pharos is a project of Habitable, a nonprofit founded in 2000 whose mission is to advance human and environmental health by improving hazardous chemical transparency and inspiring product innovation. Pharos is sector agnostic and not limited to chemicals used in the building industry.


Pharos is supported by the Forsythia Foundation.

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