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Environmental Release Report: SYNFIN INDS.
 
 
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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
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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 91,014
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 91,014
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 91,014
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 91,014
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 91,014

    *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 65,118 0 0 0 65,118 0 NA
    1989 31,473 0 0 0 31,473 0 NA
    1990 94,347 0 0 0 94,347 0 NA
    1991 77,689 0 0 0 77,689 0 1,220,474
    1992 89,921 0 0 0 89,921 8,500 1,528,870
    1993 109,406 0 0 0 109,406 0 2,208,166
    1994 157,362 0 0 0 157,362 0 2,779,974
    1995 193,328 0 0 0 193,328 0 4,059,783
    1996 77,591 0 0 0 77,591 0 3,669,586
    1997 89,565 0 0 0 89,565 0 4,089,560
    1998 141,489 0 0 0 141,489 0 3,220,187
    1999 119,725 0 0 0 119,725 0 2,859,165
    2000 69,672 0 0 0 69,672 0 2,970,317
    2001 77,188 0 0 0 77,188 0 2,885,038
    2002 91,014 0 0 0 91,014 0 2,736,721
    "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: SYNFIN INDS.
    Mailing Address: 1400 WELSH RD., NORTH WALES, PA 18936
    Public Contact: JACK ROSENSTEIN
    Phone: (215) 628-2000
    SIC Code: 22 Textile Mill Products
    2002 Parent Company: TSG INC.
    Latitude: 40.21332
    Longitude: -75.23748
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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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