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Environmental Release Report: ROCHESTER MEDICAL CORP.
 
 
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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:TOLUENE
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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 7,024
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,920
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,941
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,979
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,024
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 24,896
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,920
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,920
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,920
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 31,920
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,920
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,920

    *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
    1991 29,500 0 0 0 29,500 6,000 35,000
    1992 36,250 0 0 0 36,250 13,000 49,000
    1993 113,500 0 0 0 113,500 24,000 150,000
    1994 93,645 0 0 0 93,645 12,214 105,859
    1995 75,878 0 0 0 75,878 12,274 88,152
    1996 67,448 0 0 0 67,448 18,255 85,703
    1997 85,209 0 0 0 85,209 256,390 213,404
    1998 54,975 0 0 0 54,975 183,279 238,254
    1999 83,772 0 0 0 83,772 153,615 237,387
    2000 39,092 0 0 0 39,092 74,861 113,963
    2001 160,543 0 0 0 160,543 149,581 310,124
    2002 31,920 0 0 0 31,920 442,143 474,063
    "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: ROCHESTER MEDICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1500 2ND AVE. N.W., STEWARTVILLE, MN 55976
    Public Contact: PHILIP CONWAY
    Phone: (507) 533-9660
    SIC Code: 38 Instruments And Related Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 43.86614
    Longitude: -92.4898
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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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