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Environmental Release Report: BAYER CORP.
 
 
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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:BENZYL CHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 2,454 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 765 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,203 30
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,385 25
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,833 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,019 25
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,559 114
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,237 129
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,347 104
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,559 114
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,823 114

    *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 11,122 250 0 0 11,372 5,200 NA
    1989 16,652 0 0 0 16,652 9,962 NA
    1990 11,782 0 0 0 11,782 5,080 NA
    1991 5,540 0 0 0 5,540 71,168 86,372
    1992 6,315 0 0 0 6,315 6,214 154,131
    1993 5,580 0 0 0 5,580 1,173,144 1,986,596
    1994 22,950 0 0 0 22,950 141,652 396,643
    1995 28,230 0 0 0 28,230 15,109 107,495
    1996 19,389 0 0 0 19,389 10,380 258,183
    1997 19,456 0 0 0 19,456 65,502 654,959
    1998 30,516 0 0 0 30,516 229,729 994,233
    1999 33,915 0 0 0 33,915 46,334 727,783
    2000 41,355 0 0 0 41,355 10,576 655,111
    2001 19,289 255 0 0 19,544 29,962 522,851
    2002 18,247 134 0 0 18,381 28,295 557,124
    "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: BAYER CORP.
    Mailing Address: 10150 GREENVILLE HWY., WELLFORD, SC 29385
    Public Contact: DAVID D. MCMANUS
    Phone: (864) 949-2134
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 34.94458
    Longitude: -82.09055
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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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