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Environmental Release Report: SCHERING 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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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:TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE
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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 75,652
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,772
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,772
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 77,424
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 77,424
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 77,424
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 77,424

    *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 21,489 0 0 0 21,489 41,224 NA
    1989 11,129 0 0 0 11,129 21,650 NA
    1990 13,008 0 0 0 13,008 23,200 NA
    1991 64,177 0 0 0 64,177 161,706 349,001
    1992 61,299 0 0 0 61,299 242,561 357,987
    1993 72,963 0 0 0 72,963 220,466 416,999
    1994 75,120 0 0 0 75,120 214,446 304,066
    1995 68,481 0 0 0 68,481 289,673 455,306
    1996 98,531 0 0 0 98,531 155,930 366,364
    1997 119,001 0 0 0 119,001 304,262 281,295
    1998 76,383 0 0 0 76,383 225,422 310,489
    1999 90,988 0 0 0 90,988 363,180 467,551
    2000 64,123 0 0 0 64,123 360,970 433,540
    2001 64,939 0 0 0 64,939 421,402 500,641
    2002 77,424 0 0 0 77,424 329,841 415,273
    "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: SCHERING CORP.
    Mailing Address: 2000 GALLOPING HILL RD., KENILWORTH, NJ 07033
    Public Contact: STEVE GALPIN
    Phone: (973) 822-7415
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SCHERING PLOUGH CORP.
    Latitude: 40.6804
    Longitude: -74.27462
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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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