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Environmental Release Report: BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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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 5,450
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,955
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,955
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,950
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,955
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,455
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,205
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,450
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,470
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,460

    *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 712,200 0 0 0 712,200 12,000 NA
    1989 627,100 0 0 0 627,100 58,000 NA
    1990 510,555 0 0 0 510,555 0 NA
    1991 287,155 0 0 0 287,155 224,800 2,827,409
    1992 281,255 0 0 0 281,255 182,000 2,648,509
    1993 123,505 0 0 0 123,505 2,178,981 5,584,008
    1994 69,505 0 0 0 69,505 2,198,000 4,124,609
    1995 80,255 0 0 0 80,255 2,185,800 4,096,309
    1996 69,310 0 0 0 69,310 2,186,200 4,916,320
    1997 45,610 0 0 0 45,610 1,148 2,618,820
    1998 29,410 0 0 0 29,410 0 2,687,120
    1999 28,550 5 14,000 0 42,555 8,070 2,534,450
    2000 10,260 5 0 0 10,265 21,255 2,384,050
    2001 10,360 5 0 0 10,365 23,010 2,068,850
    2002 5,720 0 0 0 5,720 8,315 2,184,901
    "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: BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1900 N. HWY. 201, MOUNTAIN HOME, AR 72653
    Public Contact: STEVE HALL
    Phone: (870) 424-5305
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.
    Latitude: 36.36194
    Longitude: -92.3875
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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