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Environmental Release Report: VANDERBILT CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 3,049 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 156
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,525 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 313 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,342
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 239 22
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,059 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,527 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,681 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 313 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,038
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,740 28
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 480

    *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 1,382 0 0 0 1,382 231,441 NA
    1989 293 0 0 0 293 87,342 NA
    1990 287 0 0 0 287 62,462 NA
    1991 209 0 0 0 209 23,730 178,442
    1992 352 0 0 0 352 3,075 11,964
    1993 80 0 0 0 80 2,804 8,367
    1994 195 0 0 0 195 3,883 18,252
    1995 262 0 4,360 0 4,622 86,194 133,658
    1996 143 0 26,833 0 26,976 51,247 96,295
    1997 526 0 0 0 526 150,175 135,695
    1998 54 40 0 0 94 50,377 55,297
    1999 742 145 0 0 887 38,966 40,559
    2000 5 0 0 0 5 1,859 1,864
    2001 1,254 143 0 0 1,398 30,358 31,730
    2002 3,749 30 0 0 3,779 15,177 18,958
    "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: VANDERBILT CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 31 TAYLOR AVE., BETHEL, CT 06801
    Public Contact: B. ZIELINSKI
    Phone: (203) 744-3900
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: R. T. VANDERBILT CO. INC.
    Latitude: 41.36583
    Longitude: -73.41221
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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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