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Environmental Release Report: PRC-DESOTO INTL. 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:TOLUENE
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,500

    *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 77,090 0 0 0 77,090 18,275 NA
    1989 168,386 0 0 0 168,386 16,741 NA
    1990 162,974 0 0 0 162,974 19,603 NA
    1991 84,728 0 0 0 84,728 11,679 380,587
    1992 50,280 0 0 0 50,280 153,614 203,894
    1993 5,832 0 0 0 5,832 118,983 127,392
    1994 1,938 0 0 0 1,938 11,367 13,304
    1995 2,090 0 0 0 2,090 8,538 10,629
    1996 1,717 0 0 0 1,717 57,954 57,015
    1997 2,344 0 0 0 2,344 8,010 5,660
    1998 2,171 0 0 0 2,171 6,383 8,252
    1999 2,068 0 0 0 2,068 13,841 6,939
    2000 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 9,050 10,510
    2001 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 11,907 13,454
    2002 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 6,969 8,330
    "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: PRC-DESOTO INTL. INC.
    Mailing Address: 5430 SAN FERNANDO RD., GLENDALE, CA 90039
    Public Contact: CHRISTER SORENSSON
    Phone: (818) 240-2060
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PPG INDS.
    Latitude: 34.15057
    Longitude: -118.27285
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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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