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Environmental Release Report: AIR PRODS. & CHEMICALS 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:4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DIMETHYLAMINE
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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 152
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 318
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 653
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 438
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 685
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,011
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,011
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 200
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 979
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,011

    *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 13,033 0 0 0 13,033 5,077 NA
    1989 10,164 0 0 0 10,164 83,787 NA
    1990 9,895 0 0 0 9,895 59,390 NA
    1991 10,590 0 0 0 10,590 83,084 172,671
    1992 10,130 0 0 0 10,130 95,696 152,826
    1993 8,373 0 0 0 8,373 85,098 130,491
    1994 4,631 0 0 0 4,631 273,467 278,442
    1995 2,554 0 0 0 2,554 65,446 947,298
    1996 2,224 0 0 0 2,224 92,390 1,193,842
    1997 2,809 0 0 0 2,809 203,904 1,716,092
    1998 825 0 0 0 825 20,822 969,986
    1999 1,137 0 0 0 1,137 53,716 868,788
    2000 1,020 0 0 0 1,020 115,159 106,568
    2001 1,653 0 0 0 1,653 97,956 100,836
    2002 1,011 0 0 0 1,011 33,793 1,279,806
    "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: AIR PRODS. & CHEMICALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 3305 E. 26TH ST., VERNON, CA 90023
    Public Contact: CHRIS MCWILLIAMS
    Phone: (323) 264-0311
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: AIR PRODS. & CHEMICALS INC.
    Latitude: 34.0124
    Longitude: -118.2112
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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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