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Environmental Release Report: ALZA CORP.
 
 
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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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 10,900
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,900
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,900
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,420
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,900
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,420
    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
    1990 35,222 0 0 0 35,222 410,623 NA
    1991 50,553 0 0 0 50,553 582,379 631,932
    1992 24,730 0 0 0 24,730 284,000 308,730
    1993 48,972 0 0 0 48,972 625,075 673,790
    1994 75,120 0 0 0 75,120 853,062 928,182
    1995 12,120 0 0 0 12,120 845,920 858,000
    1996 13,800 0 0 0 13,800 964,200 978,000
    1997 8,900 0 0 0 8,900 1,218,140 618,900
    1998 13,150 0 0 0 13,150 880,000 784,600
    1999 9,210 0 0 0 9,210 605,000 614,030
    2000 11,500 0 0 0 11,500 780,000 790,990
    2001 13,000 0 0 0 13,000 884,000 897,000
    2002 12,420 0 0 0 12,420 966,750 979,420
    "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: ALZA CORP.
    Mailing Address: 700 EUBANKS DR., VACAVILLE, CA 95688
    Public Contact: ELLEN ROSE
    Phone: (650) 564-5051
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: JOHNSON & JOHNSON
    Latitude: 38.39679
    Longitude: -121.95918
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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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