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Environmental Release Report: PRESSURE CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 3,095
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,095
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,580
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,095
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,289
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,289
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,675
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,481
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,675
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,289

    *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 13,329 0 0 0 13,329 116,220 NA
    1989 5,528 0 0 0 5,528 73,052 NA
    1990 20,795 0 0 0 20,795 123,501 NA
    1991 7,997 0 0 0 7,997 128,213 136,000
    1992 24,264 0 0 0 24,264 146,605 171,200
    1993 15,052 0 0 0 15,052 150,071 166,100
    1994 10,218 0 0 0 10,218 134,424 144,300
    1995 8,042 0 0 0 8,042 110,863 118,905
    1996 28,697 0 0 0 28,697 0 128,520
    1997 30,022 0 0 0 30,022 403,370 231,707
    1998 40,317 0 0 0 40,317 352,140 410,450
    1999 23,927 0 0 0 23,927 273,246 297,172
    2000 39,667 0 0 0 39,667 238,428 278,145
    2001 31,032 0 0 0 31,032 204,659 235,691
    2002 13,675 0 0 0 13,675 350,248 364,271
    "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: PRESSURE CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 3419 SMALLMAN ST., PITTSBURGH, PA 15201
    Public Contact: LAWRENCE J. ROSEN
    Phone: (412) 682-5882
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.46394
    Longitude: -79.96915
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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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