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Environmental Release Report: AVANTI POLAR LIPIDS 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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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 2,582
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,582
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,727
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,582
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,727
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,727
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,727
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,582
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,727
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,145

    *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
    1991 31,264 0 0 0 31,264 167,303 198,567
    1992 19,918 0 0 0 19,918 138,833 158,744
    1993 102,825 0 0 0 102,825 219,786 322,611
    1994 56,549 0 0 0 56,549 88,485 145,035
    1995 17,573 0 0 0 17,573 189,086 206,659
    1997 3,594 0 0 0 3,594 693,730 114,845
    1998 4,269 0 0 0 4,269 319,928 742,685
    1999 6,532 0 0 0 6,532 540,998 547,530
    2000 3,323 0 0 0 3,323 311,484 314,807
    2001 2,038 0 0 0 2,038 185,006 187,044
    2002 3,727 0 0 0 3,727 296,465 300,192
    "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: AVANTI POLAR LIPIDS INC.
    Mailing Address: 700 INDUSTRIAL PARK DR., ALABASTER, AL 35007
    Public Contact: DR. STEPHEN W. BURGESS
    Phone: (205) 663-2494
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.25593
    Longitude: -86.82095
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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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