Novation: Supporting Safer Products in Health Care

Novation is committed to helping hospitals create an environment free from hazards posed by chemicals that are harmful to humans, animals, and the environment. Chemicals management is a considerable undertaking for the health care industry, largely because of the volume of hazardous and potentially harmful chemicals used daily as part of standard hospital procedures. These include cleaners, disinfectants, and latex and phthalates in medical devices, among many others. Novation’s approach to effecting positive environmental change within health care is multifaceted: