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Environmental Release Report: AMVAC CHEMICAL 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
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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
    Suspected Carcinogens 527
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 558
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 532
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,570
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 36
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,601
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,038
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 563
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,069
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,601

    *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 145,865 0 0 0 145,865 1,250 NA
    1989 6,081 0 0 0 6,081 3,240 NA
    1990 10,713 0 0 0 10,713 1,057 NA
    1991 13,092 0 0 0 13,092 79,046 337,538
    1992 14,948 0 0 0 14,948 637,040 448,740
    1993 27,369 0 0 0 27,369 557,506 797,461
    1994 14,287 0 0 0 14,287 548,373 775,541
    1995 2,155 0 0 0 2,155 964,369 1,227,921
    1996 2,328 0 0 0 2,328 684,599 1,021,915
    1997 2,003 0 0 0 2,003 1,081,627 544,811
    1998 2,005 0 0 0 2,005 513,356 515,321
    1999 2,127 0 0 0 2,127 348,539 350,666
    2000 2,013 0 0 0 2,013 450,961 452,989
    2001 7,483 1 0 0 7,484 300,735 308,251
    2002 5,601 0 0 0 5,601 285,387 287,274
    "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 .1022 0 0 0 .1022 1.65 7,033
    2001 .00184 0 0 0 .00184 1.15 1.15
    2002 .002951 0 0 0 .002951 1.10 1.10
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMVAC CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 4100 E. WASHINGTON BLVD., LOS ANGELES, CA 90023
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP.
    Latitude: 34.00959
    Longitude: -118.1886
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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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