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Environmental Release Report: JAYHAWK FINE CHEMICALS 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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 8,262
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,461
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 575
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,588
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,940
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,456
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,687
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,131
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,908
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,935
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,009
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,620

    *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 9,500 1,460 0 0 10,960 750 NA
    1989 22,950 6,350 0 0 29,300 500 NA
    1990 20,650 6,555 0 0 27,205 0 NA
    1991 22,250 6,900 0 0 29,150 4,030,000 9,663,150
    1992 21,100 5,200 0 0 26,300 3,290,250 9,609,150
    1993 24,250 10,500 0 0 34,750 3,750,250 9,827,200
    1994 24,750 8,700 0 0 33,450 5,120,250 12,842,050
    1995 21,214 1,100 0 0 22,314 4,231,055 6,220,660
    1996 23,234 2,170 0 0 25,404 4,191,000 18,486,570
    1997 29,313 4,174 0 0 33,487 7,482,400 18,234,870
    1998 32,079 0 0 0 32,079 2,488,308 6,328,528
    1999 32,798 944 0 0 33,742 15,714,930 23,355,409
    2000 16,287 1,165 0 0 17,452 12,617,071 19,775,630
    2001 13,669 0 0 0 13,669 47,954,251 62,928,590
    2002 22,009 0 0 0 22,009 50,051,589 65,119,788
    "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: JAYHAWK FINE CHEMICALS CORP.
    Mailing Address: 8545 S.E. JAYHAWK DR., GALENA, KS 66739
    Public Contact: JEFF CASSIDY
    Phone: (620) 783-3131
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: JAYHAWK FINE CHEMICALS CORP.
    Latitude: 37.043
    Longitude: -94.6687
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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 CHEROKEE County on:

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