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Environmental Release Report: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE 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:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 255
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,650
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,650
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,155
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,155
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 505
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,655
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,655

    *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 1,434 0 0 0 1,434 2,045 NA
    1989 2,058 0 0 0 2,058 1,955 NA
    1990 2,430 0 0 0 2,430 4,027 NA
    1991 2,097 0 0 0 2,097 13,090 147,390
    1992 1,374 0 0 0 1,374 13,353 197,861
    1993 1,232 0 0 0 1,232 20,083 83,211
    1994 1,287 0 0 0 1,287 21,053 88,540
    1995 1,370 0 0 0 1,370 49,090 118,966
    1996 1,492 0 0 0 1,492 42,915 123,100
    1997 1,536 0 0 0 1,536 100,045 145,326
    1998 1,594 0 0 0 1,594 42,050 125,745
    1999 3,750 0 0 0 3,750 250 89,007
    2000 3,780 0 0 0 3,780 250 75,332
    2001 4,500 0 0 0 4,500 250 105,381
    2002 6,655 0 0 0 6,655 2,260 123,070
    "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: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO.
    Mailing Address: 8800 GUERNSEY INDL. BLVD., CAMBRIDGE, OH 43725
    Public Contact: JIM WILLIAMS
    Phone: (212) 310-2633
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO.
    Latitude: 40.01786
    Longitude: -81.57103
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for GUERNSEY County on:

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