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Environmental Release Report: DSM PHARMACEUTICALS 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
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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 107,810 12
    Suspected Carcinogens 561 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 121,149 19
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,897 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,920 14
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 106,388 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 36,684 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 138,195 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 163,692 36
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 23,851
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 139,841 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 123,797 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 163,692 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 55,542 29

    *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 547,650 8,200 0 0 555,850 430,750 NA
    1989 573,400 7,000 0 0 580,400 255,000 NA
    1990 798,775 2,100 0 0 800,875 341,277 NA
    1991 704,300 2,200 0 0 706,500 276,078 3,211,718
    1992 603,905 2,600 0 0 606,505 450,586 4,425,921
    1993 625,260 1,550 0 0 626,810 77,290 4,091,966
    1994 279,934 2,640 0 0 282,574 26,114 3,955,218
    1995 216,465 545 0 0 217,010 27,636 7,090,599
    1996 291,283 50 0 0 291,333 75,349 6,583,605
    1997 284,406 65 0 0 284,471 109,730 7,821,457
    1998 98,475 30 0 0 98,505 33,172 7,497,990
    1999 103,058 31 0 0 103,089 238,722 9,470,743
    2000 167,078 36 0 0 167,114 241,722 10,409,764
    2001 176,199 41 0 0 176,240 68,903 5,599,974
    2002 163,692 36 0 0 163,728 200,332 5,202,410
    "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: DSM PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 5900 N.W. GREENVILLE BLVD., GREENVILLE, NC 27835
    Public Contact: INGER HARRISON
    Phone: (252) 707-2382
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DSM HERLEEN NETHERLANDS
    Latitude: 35.65667
    Longitude: -77.35667
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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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