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Environmental Release Report: BIO-RAD LABS. 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 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,256
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 29
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,284
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,284
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,285
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,284
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,285

    *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 64,500 0 250 0 64,750 250 NA
    1989 54,650 0 0 0 54,650 268,500 NA
    1990 46,203 0 0 0 46,203 240,000 NA
    1991 9,548 0 0 0 9,548 181,374 339,908
    1992 3,896 0 0 0 3,896 106,804 283,770
    1993 3,692 0 0 0 3,692 116,082 374,135
    1994 820 0 0 0 820 106,053 271,085
    1995 360 0 0 0 360 172,715 393,314
    1996 3,021 0 0 0 3,021 86,364 239,349
    1997 2,300 0 0 0 2,300 238,400 121,500
    1998 553 0 0 0 553 102,443 103,063
    1999 1,145 0 0 0 1,145 137,551 138,840
    2000 2,869 0 0 0 2,869 261,310 264,327
    2001 3,272 0 0 0 3,272 297,366 300,762
    2002 3,285 0 0 0 3,285 313,363 316,788
    "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: BIO-RAD LABS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 3110 REGATTA BLVD., RICHMOND, CA 94804
    Public Contact: JOSEPH J. GRIEBSTEIN
    Phone: (510) 741-6713
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BIO-RAD LABS. INC.
    Latitude: 37.91495
    Longitude: -122.35254
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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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