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Environmental Release Report: MORTON INTL. 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
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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 563
    Suspected Carcinogens 93,015
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 93,584
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 93,015
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 618
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 93,074
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 95,111
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 563
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 95,111
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 94,491
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 94,548
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 94,546

    *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 79,950 0 0 0 79,950 54,400 NA
    1989 68,300 0 0 0 68,300 792,000 NA
    1990 86,500 0 0 0 86,500 805,400 NA
    1991 107,700 0 0 0 107,700 885,250 1,288,510
    1992 72,600 0 0 0 72,600 992,250 1,434,410
    1993 82,172 0 0 0 82,172 83,035 569,353
    1994 99,200 0 0 0 99,200 214,614 807,045
    1995 68,802 0 0 0 68,802 240,486 701,633
    1996 127,153 0 0 0 127,153 249,851 845,914
    1997 90,474 0 0 0 90,474 308,112 827,580
    1998 80,128 0 0 0 80,128 243,729 878,540
    1999 83,857 0 0 0 83,857 264,655 953,922
    2000 67,636 0 0 0 67,636 241,722 788,201
    2001 75,952 0 0 0 75,952 174,403 790,686
    2002 95,111 0 0 0 95,111 213,703 930,707
    "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: MORTON INTL. INC.
    Mailing Address: 2000 WEST ST., CINCINNATI, OH 45215
    Public Contact: BRUCE E. BEISER
    Phone: (513) 733-2179
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ROHM & HAAS CO.
    Latitude: 39.2318
    Longitude: -84.43879
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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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