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Environmental Release Report: UNITEX CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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:HYDRAZINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDRAZINE
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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 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 35
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,307
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,420
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 265
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,072
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,895
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,905
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,925
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,562
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,695
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,940

    *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 104,768 0 0 0 104,768 101,370 NA
    1989 166,924 0 0 0 166,924 146,100 NA
    1990 99,172 0 0 0 99,172 119,738 NA
    1991 90,788 0 0 0 90,788 72,482 162,360
    1992 101,833 0 0 0 101,833 102,207 211,390
    1993 85,575 0 0 0 85,575 142,810 220,571
    1994 86,565 0 0 0 86,565 155,000 231,766
    1995 171,955 0 0 0 171,955 676,760 841,479
    1996 68,660 0 0 0 68,660 758,705 824,194
    1997 39,431 0 0 0 39,431 204,719 177,941
    1998 27,679 0 0 0 27,679 102,027 127,690
    1999 6,007 0 0 0 6,007 86,895 91,201
    2000 4,405 0 0 0 4,405 51,287 54,082
    2001 2,669 0 0 0 2,669 33,342 35,390
    2002 2,950 0 0 0 2,950 67,623 70,410
    "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: UNITEX CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 520 BROOME RD., GREENSBORO, NC 27406
    Public Contact: JAMES F. DAY
    Phone: (336) 378-0965
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 36.04019
    Longitude: -79.77742
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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 GUILFORD County on:

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