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Environmental Release Report: CHEMDESIGN CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 4,232
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,408
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,482
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,022
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,493
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,070
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,316
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,116
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,987
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,632
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,457

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 39,261 0 0 0 39,261 746,889 NA
    1989 89,256 0 0 0 89,256 805,259 NA
    1990 317,844 0 0 0 317,844 370,308 NA
    1991 172,259 0 0 0 172,259 1,290,115 2,451,975
    1992 13,903 0 0 0 13,903 2,809,058 3,746,713
    1993 11,500 0 0 0 11,500 1,584,028 3,908,760
    1994 8,906 0 0 0 8,906 1,606,289 3,332,227
    1995 15,191 0 0 0 15,191 2,180,932 5,173,587
    1996 27,629 0 0 0 27,629 3,286,418 5,073,856
    1997 14,166 0 0 0 14,166 5,586,153 4,833,812
    1998 23,396 0 0 0 23,396 4,104,913 8,414,188
    1999 20,791 0 0 0 20,791 2,863,730 6,202,691
    2000 14,409 0 0 0 14,409 2,360,896 4,715,001
    2001 5,230 0 0 0 5,230 1,176,335 2,390,624
    2002 21,432 0 0 0 21,432 997,260 2,300,983
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CHEMDESIGN CORP.
    Mailing Address: 99 DEVELOPMENT RD., FITCHBURG, MA 01420
    Public Contact: ARMIN STEINER
    Phone: (978) 345-9999
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 42.55101
    Longitude: -71.86032
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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