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Environmental Release Report: BORDEN CHEMICAL 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
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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 3,542
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 245
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,711
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,542
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,711
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,107
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,107
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,641
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,107
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,107

    *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 18,161 5 0 0 18,166 1,273 NA
    1989 9,885 1 0 0 9,886 1,041 NA
    1990 6,405 5 0 0 6,410 1,025 NA
    1991 5,050 0 0 0 5,050 1,025 44,727
    1992 5,930 0 0 0 5,930 525 232,021
    1993 8,225 0 0 0 8,225 684 310,191
    1994 8,182 0 0 0 8,182 679 339,911
    1995 8,176 0 0 0 8,176 528 395,686
    1996 7,697 0 0 0 7,697 1,108 364,591
    1997 7,733 0 0 0 7,733 525 318,080
    1998 7,126 0 0 0 7,126 515 353,640
    1999 8,051 0 0 0 8,051 3,021 384,588
    2000 8,373 0 0 0 8,373 2,644 377,942
    2001 8,393 0 0 0 8,393 3,426 293,723
    2002 8,107 0 0 0 8,107 924 298,297
    "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: BORDEN CHEMICAL INC.
    Mailing Address: 41100 BOYCE RD., FREMONT, CA 94538
    Public Contact: NATALIE WOODARD
    Phone: (510) 492-0719
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BORDEN CHEMICAL INC.
    Latitude: 37.51365
    Longitude: -121.99339
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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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