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Environmental Release Report: MACDERMID INC.
 
 
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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:METHYL ETHYL KETONE
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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 20
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,387
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,367
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,367
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,387
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,387
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,367
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,387
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,387

    *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 54,790 0 0 0 54,790 152,280 NA
    1989 72,608 0 0 0 72,608 99,765 NA
    1990 46,544 0 0 0 46,544 106,581 NA
    1991 31,398 0 0 0 31,398 140,596 1,240,848
    1992 42,364 0 0 0 42,364 121,638 1,599,069
    1993 39,387 0 0 0 39,387 98,803 1,962,383
    1994 41,438 0 0 0 41,438 57,400 2,304,955
    1995 83,620 0 0 0 83,620 64,962 2,522,938
    1996 69,477 0 0 0 69,477 108,977 2,429,606
    1997 28,960 0 0 0 28,960 216,246 2,258,604
    1998 27,969 0 0 0 27,969 87,159 2,141,235
    1999 31,764 0 0 0 31,764 100,535 2,331,109
    2000 31,907 0 0 0 31,907 105,947 2,216,488
    2001 15,797 0 0 0 15,797 137,416 1,054,713
    2002 11,387 0 0 0 11,387 66,804 963,063
    "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: MACDERMID INC.
    Mailing Address: 701 INDUSTRIAL DR., MIDDLETOWN, DE 19709
    Public Contact: ALAN W BUNTEMAN
    Phone: (302) 378-3100
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 39.4426
    Longitude: -75.7206
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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

    Scorecard's report for NEW CASTLE County on:

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