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Environmental Release Report: BAXTER BIOSCIENCE
 
 
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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 593
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 593
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 593
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 593
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 593
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 593

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 49,810 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 37,213 NA
    1990 1,725 0 0 0 1,725 47,827 NA
    1991 255 0 0 0 255 23,101 23,400
    1992 760 0 0 0 760 21,823 22,690
    1993 760 0 0 0 760 32,051 32,560
    1994 755 0 0 0 755 26,687 26,885
    1995 250 0 0 0 250 31,732 31,074
    1996 250 0 0 0 250 36,248 36,401
    1997 250 0 0 0 250 42,227 39,607
    1998 250 0 0 0 250 42,683 44,280
    1999 250 0 0 0 250 46,760 46,997
    2000 878 0 0 0 878 153,843 361,891
    2001 671 0 0 0 671 384,666 701,070
    2002 593 0 0 0 593 419,582 798,126
    "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 BIOSCIENCE
    Mailing Address: 4501 COLORADO BLVD., LOS ANGELES, CA 90039
    Public Contact: JOSEPH RUSSO
    Phone: (818) 507-2683
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.
    Latitude: 34.14139
    Longitude: -118.26919
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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 LOS ANGELES County on:

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