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Environmental Release Report: APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETONITRILE
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 915
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,802
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 887
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 915
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,802
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,802
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,802
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,802
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,802

    *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
    1989 1,350 0 0 0 1,350 2,210 NA
    1990 1,750 0 0 0 1,750 250 NA
    1991 4,900 0 0 0 4,900 50,896 57,030
    1992 2,800 0 0 0 2,800 30,900 32,750
    1993 1,650 0 0 0 1,650 36,055 36,705
    1994 1,260 0 0 0 1,260 35,000 35,500
    1995 1,110 0 0 0 1,110 35,000 35,120
    1996 1,100 0 0 0 1,100 35,000 35,100
    1997 1,110 0 0 0 1,110 69,250 35,100
    1998 700 0 0 0 700 9,250 9,200
    1999 1,225 0 0 0 1,225 14,430 15,371
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    2001 201 0 0 0 201 245,269 248,570
    2002 1,802 0 0 0 1,802 83,022 84,824
    "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: APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS
    Mailing Address: 850 LINCOLN CENTRE DR., FOSTER CITY, CA 94404
    Public Contact: DAVID VOSE
    Phone: (650) 638-5553
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: APPLERA CORP.
    Latitude: 37.57051
    Longitude: -122.26744
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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