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Environmental Release Report: X-CHEM 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHANOL
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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 Developmental Toxicants 1,220
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,220
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,220
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,220
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,220
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,220

    *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 14,950 0 0 0 14,950 750 NA
    1989 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 1,000 NA
    1990 68,655 0 0 0 68,655 35 NA
    1991 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 15 492
    1992 4,465 0 0 0 4,465 30 430
    1993 3,760 0 0 0 3,760 0 3,326
    1994 5,270 0 0 0 5,270 0 5,691
    1995 1,805 0 0 0 1,805 0 1,990
    1996 2,705 0 0 0 2,705 0 2,030
    1997 4,080 0 0 0 4,080 0 4,750
    1998 4,570 0 0 0 4,570 0 5,270
    1999 4,720 0 0 0 4,720 0 5,560
    2000 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 0 1,080
    2001 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 5 1,182
    2002 1,220 0 0 0 1,220 5 1,473
    "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: X-CHEM INC.
    Mailing Address: 6120 JEFFERSON HWY., HARAHAN, LA 70123
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NCH CORP.
    Latitude: 29.9391
    Longitude: -90.19
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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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