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Environmental Release Report: STEPAN CO.
 
 
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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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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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 711
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 978
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,206
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 711
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 978
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,206
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 189
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,206
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 483
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 723
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,395
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,013

    *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 3,700 0 0 0 3,700 0 NA
    1989 4,465 0 0 0 4,465 0 NA
    1990 4,009 0 0 0 4,009 0 NA
    1991 4,356 0 0 0 4,356 0 4,356
    1992 3,267 0 29 0 3,296 93 3,296
    1993 2,282 0 25 0 2,307 27 2,334
    1994 2,831 0 26 0 2,857 41 2,759
    1995 1,749 0 4 0 1,753 23 1,879
    1996 1,188 0 7 0 1,195 39 5,062
    1997 1,907 0 7 0 1,914 37 5,809
    1998 927 0 7 0 934 18 2,737
    1999 555 0 0 0 555 15 2,450
    2000 872 0 0 0 872 19 2,740
    2001 919 0 0 0 919 24 3,387
    2002 1,395 0 0 0 1,395 17 2,831
    "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: STEPAN CO.
    Mailing Address: 951 BANKHEAD HWY., WINDER, GA 30203
    Public Contact: MICHAEL R. WILLIAMS
    Phone: (770) 867-7471
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: STEPAN CO.
    Latitude: 33.99444
    Longitude: -83.78494
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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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