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Environmental Release Report: INNOVATIVE MEMBRANE SYS. INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CYCLOHEXANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 108
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 108
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 166
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 274
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 166
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,010
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 274
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 166
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 166

    *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
    1989 5,416 0 0 0 5,416 19,462 NA
    1990 10,388 0 0 0 10,388 31,644 NA
    1991 22,139 0 0 0 22,139 104,679 126,818
    1992 35,886 0 0 0 35,886 137,270 173,156
    1993 10,475 0 0 0 10,475 64,271 74,746
    1994 8,812 0 0 0 8,812 76,138 84,950
    1995 17,610 0 0 0 17,610 105,780 123,500
    1996 5,862 0 0 0 5,862 51,518 57,380
    1997 12,405 0 0 0 12,405 101,314 71,278
    1998 27,610 0 0 0 27,610 71,890 99,500
    1999 12,467 0 0 0 12,467 27,619 40,086
    2000 7,867 0 0 0 7,867 29,859 37,722
    2001 6,839 0 0 0 6,839 61,160 68,024
    2002 10,010 0 0 0 10,010 71,411 81,422
    "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: INNOVATIVE MEMBRANE SYS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 189 DEAN ST., NORWOOD, MA 02062
    Public Contact: THOMAS P. STANOCH
    Phone: (781) 255-3010
    SIC Code: 35 Industrial Machinery And Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: PRAXAIR INC.
    Latitude: 42.17859
    Longitude: -71.19433
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for NORFOLK County on:

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