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Environmental Release Report: VISHAY VITRAMON INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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
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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 74,306
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,306
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 74,300
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 74,306
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 74,306
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 74,306
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 74,300
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 74,300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 500 5

    *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 303,670 1,000 0 0 304,670 498,430 NA
    1989 284,300 750 0 0 285,050 308,850 NA
    1990 328,080 46 52 0 328,178 34,808 NA
    1991 331,530 5 52 0 331,587 246,255 650,056
    1992 287,125 5 53 0 287,183 205,366 583,251
    1993 255,500 5 52 0 255,557 156,274 489,000
    1994 197,700 5 52 0 197,757 111,438 366,989
    1995 212,360 5 2 0 212,367 118,369 391,188
    1996 160,740 5 3 0 160,748 92,247 311,679
    1997 145,220 5 3 0 145,228 143,406 252,197
    1998 115,360 5 3 0 115,368 69,815 221,618
    1999 94,230 5 2 0 94,237 70,723 196,554
    2000 105,130 5 2 0 105,137 69,818 210,268
    2001 60,433 5 1 0 60,439 76,879 198,341
    2002 74,806 5 .040 0 74,811 63,431 191,895
    "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: VISHAY VITRAMON INC.
    Mailing Address: 10 MAIN ST., MONROE, CT 06468
    Public Contact: DONALD DEBLOIS
    Phone: (203) 268-6261
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY INC.
    Latitude: 41.29588
    Longitude: -73.24692
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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