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Environmental Release Report: AKZO NOBEL POLYMER CHEMICALS L.L.C.
 
 
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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:CHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 7,033
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,033
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 35,254
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,568
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 49
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,601
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 14,517
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 35,254
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,221
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 38,097
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,876

    *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 61,100 0 1,400 0 62,500 906,232 NA
    1989 46,350 0 0 0 46,350 155,900 NA
    1990 12,340 0 0 0 12,340 202,339 NA
    1991 4,698 0 0 0 4,698 71,177 479,855
    1992 14,200 0 0 0 14,200 40,560 2,253,946
    1993 13,082 0 0 0 13,082 11,132 874,626
    1994 13,179 0 0 0 13,179 6,751 767,035
    1995 34,550 0 0 0 34,550 119,868 259,361
    1996 45,460 0 0 0 45,460 134,132 330,419
    1997 42,419 0 0 0 42,419 361,697 389,327
    1998 33,404 0 0 0 33,404 229,925 433,444
    1999 49,554 0 0 0 49,554 261,506 439,837
    2000 51,466 0 0 0 51,466 205,674 2,674,902
    2001 47,047 0 0 0 47,047 165,236 2,211,549
    2002 45,095 0 0 0 45,095 143,859 1,604,475
    "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: AKZO NOBEL POLYMER CHEMICALS L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: 340 MEADOW RD., EDISON, NJ 08817
    Public Contact: BRIAN BENNETT
    Phone: (732) 985-6262
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: AKZO NOBEL INC.
    Latitude: 40.49158
    Longitude: -74.38624
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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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