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Environmental Release Report: CIBA SPECIALTY 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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACRYLAMIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACRYLAMIDE
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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 18,692 1,005
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,107 2,406
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 425,488 160,287
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 181,798 1,151
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 611,595 9,321
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,663 734
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 316,578 860
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 798,381 12,896
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 766,886 20,616
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 11,103
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 825,300 25,953
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 128
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 412,069 19,170
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 799,318 21,194
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 739,986 16,876

    *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 2,101,238 16,600 24,100 0 2,141,938 405,500 NA
    1989 2,229,323 19,400 35,500 0 2,284,223 822,550 NA
    1990 2,827,488 45,210 17,565 0 2,890,263 65,150 NA
    1991 1,685,592 26,755 10,465 0 1,722,812 17,643,114 31,814,398
    1992 1,750,867 30,450 5,764 0 1,787,081 14,276,753 28,518,123
    1993 1,660,935 26,627 6,917 0 1,694,479 17,252,452 33,140,044
    1994 1,325,388 29,804 9 0 1,355,201 3,648,933 19,449,280
    1995 1,098,375 96,388 0 0 1,194,763 6,307,387 23,345,007
    1996 968,377 98,970 0 0 1,067,347 5,868,946 21,588,416
    1997 1,075,588 106,789 0 0 1,182,377 11,930,684 21,935,356
    1998 950,439 102,276 0 0 1,052,715 6,498,116 21,108,892
    1999 750,726 80,592 0 0 831,318 8,262,341 28,495,516
    2000 745,778 87,467 0 0 833,245 5,170,795 26,856,935
    2001 1,008,255 59,271 66 0 1,067,592 4,089,918 23,873,146
    2002 837,496 177,062 888 0 1,015,446 3,097,212 25,504,386
    "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: CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: CIBA RD. OFF HWY. 43 P.O. B OX 113, MC INTOSH, AL 36553
    Public Contact: SCOTT TEW
    Phone: (251) 436-2000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORP.
    Latitude: 31.27569
    Longitude: -88.00772
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Superfund report for this facility
    • 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

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