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Environmental Release Report: CYTEC INDS. 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACRYLAMIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 11,061 2,545
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 58,448 78,790
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 164
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 106,467 17,742
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 595
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,547 1,418
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 106,631 17,742
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 171,824 32,461
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 171,826 33,693
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,185 3,796
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 171,963 32,461
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 171,965 32,566

    *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 1,069,078 770,156 0 0 1,839,234 295,323 NA
    1989 286,068 381,775 0 0 667,843 72,879 NA
    1990 186,146 384,592 0 0 570,738 85,304 NA
    1991 175,737 336,941 0 0 512,678 63,354 49,920,786
    1992 180,514 253,218 0 0 433,732 102,947 53,793,614
    1993 167,708 303,017 369,892 0 840,617 62,955 61,634,979
    1994 222,266 206,188 0 0 428,454 53,853 79,744,778
    1995 252,490 370,627 0 0 623,117 272,968 80,661,361
    1996 243,632 218,605 0 0 462,237 278,092 72,234,050
    1997 285,775 224,845 0 0 510,620 1,839,670 77,709,450
    1998 192,690 183,069 0 0 375,759 549,933 70,411,544
    1999 178,307 123,936 0 0 302,243 383,008 77,745,235
    2000 247,379 115,506 0 0 362,885 715,847 78,871,936
    2001 150,840 94,986 0 0 245,826 717,159 3,255,099
    2002 171,965 97,826 0 0 269,791 679,964 3,714,470
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .86 3.00 0 0 3.86 .0033 22.90
    2001 .34 1.30 0 0 1.64 0 8.90
    2002 .98 .09 0 0 1.07 0 8.40
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CYTEC INDS. INC.
    Mailing Address: S. CHERRY ST., WALLINGFORD, CT 06492
    Public Contact: WILLIAM E. SHANNON
    Phone: (203) 284-4388
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CYTEC INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 41.435
    Longitude: -72.83694
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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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