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Environmental Release Report: DURACELL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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:MANGANESE COMPOUNDS
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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 Carcinogens 0
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,205 0
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 0
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,205
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,205
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,205
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,215 0
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,215
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,215

    *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 22,168 0 0 0 22,168 65,873 NA
    1989 24,241 0 0 0 24,241 101,528 NA
    1990 43,616 0 0 0 43,616 98,093 NA
    1991 35,610 0 0 0 35,610 173,490 209,190
    1992 25,574 0 0 0 25,574 199,767 237,076
    1993 1,976 0 0 0 1,976 195,208 210,159
    1995 36,062 0 0 0 36,062 240,232 291,779
    1996 35,280 0 0 0 35,280 267,315 321,435
    1997 1,976 0 0 0 1,976 313,446 158,439
    1998 1,976 0 0 0 1,976 178,026 179,587
    1999 1,971 0 0 0 1,971 84,305 86,286
    2000 1,999 0 0 0 1,999 95,017 195,519
    2001 2,215 0 0 0 2,215 201,680 229,903
    2002 2,215 0 0 0 2,215 16,109 168,102
    "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: DURACELL
    Mailing Address: 305 US HWY. 64 E., LEXINGTON, NC 27292
    Public Contact: ANN DAVIN
    Phone: (203) 796-4658
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: GILLETTE CO.
    Latitude: 35.77134
    Longitude: -80.10113
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

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