POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Air Releases of Recognized Carcinogens

State: CALIFORNIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 94%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in CALIFORNIA.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    FORMALDEHYDE303,472yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE228,845yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE123,411yes
    BENZENE66,931yes
    ETHYLBENZENE61,906yes
    ACETALDEHYDE25,260yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE20,990yes
    NAPHTHALENE13,482yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS12,961yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE9,539yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE8,155yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE8,045yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS6,129yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE4,286yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,721no
    NICKEL1,886yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE1,643yes
    LEAD1,541yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE1,000yes
    1,4-DIOXANE614yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE586yes
    CATECHOL357yes
    ACRYLONITRILE348yes
    COBALT313yes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)290yes
    ARSENIC289yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE135yes
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE32yes
    CADMIUM16yes
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE12yes
    TRANS-1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE12yes
    CHLOROFORM10yes
    HYDRAZINE10yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE6yes
    CHLORENDIC ACID5no
    THIOUREA5no
    ACRYLAMIDE5yes
    OXYDIAZON2no
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN1yes
    HEXACHLOROETHANE1yes
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)1yes
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS.500yes
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE.060no
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.016yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS14.28 grams (0.03 pounds)no