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Environmental Release Report: COGNIS CORP. CINCINNATI PLANT
 
 
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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):
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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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 115,789
    Suspected Carcinogens 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 67,394
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 66
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 177,521
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 358,478
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 182,677
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 383,084
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 311,265
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 256,218
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 55
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 53,008
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 517,624
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 517,612

    *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 287,906 0 0 0 287,906 2,702,890 NA
    1989 189,100 0 0 0 189,100 1,631,200 NA
    1990 168,458 0 0 0 168,458 1,917,700 NA
    1991 148,328 0 0 0 148,328 1,450,050 4,110,404
    1992 148,296 0 0 0 148,296 1,109,160 3,940,422
    1993 182,748 0 0 0 182,748 729,460 3,988,231
    1994 231,767 0 0 0 231,767 838,130 2,851,932
    1995 108,572 0 0 0 108,572 1,047,660 2,514,014
    1996 92,448 0 0 0 92,448 1,091,360 2,603,354
    1997 85,391 0 0 0 85,391 1,767,909 3,995,232
    1998 81,515 0 0 0 81,515 1,446,420 3,801,621
    1999 76,329 0 0 0 76,329 1,391,899 3,543,434
    2000 429,202 0 0 0 429,202 1,750,291 4,773,192
    2001 407,846 0 0 0 407,846 1,694,569 4,232,104
    2002 538,127 0 0 0 538,127 1,220,353 3,521,953
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .225 0 0 0 .225 0 .23
    2001 .221 0 0 0 .221 0 .22
    2002 .21 0 0 0 .21 0 .21
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: COGNIS CORP. CINCINNATI PLANT
    Mailing Address: 4900 ESTE AVE., CINCINNATI, OH 45232
    Public Contact: KRIS E. SINGLETON
    Phone: (513) 482-2949
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: COGNIS CORP.
    Latitude: 39.17977
    Longitude: -84.50793
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  • Links

    • 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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