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Environmental Release Report: GENERAL POLYMERS
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,736
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,276
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,276
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,736
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,276
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,276
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,276
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,276
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,276
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,276
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,276

    *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 9,699 0 0 0 9,699 0 NA
    1989 7,911 0 0 0 7,911 0 NA
    1990 10,331 0 0 0 10,331 0 NA
    1991 8,468 0 0 0 8,468 31,225 88,850
    1992 5,500 0 0 0 5,500 16,100 22,350
    1993 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 5,700 6,700
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1999 806 0 0 0 806 0 934
    2000 1,988 0 0 0 1,988 0 2,484
    2001 2,366 0 0 0 2,366 0 14,710
    2002 2,276 0 0 0 2,276 1,799 4,113
    "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: GENERAL POLYMERS
    Mailing Address: 145 CALDWELL DR., CINCINNATI, OH 45216
    Public Contact: LONNIE SALYERS
    Phone: (513) 761-0011
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO.
    Latitude: 39.20695
    Longitude: -84.48113
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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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