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

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  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI Sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    ACETALDEHYDE12,807,359yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE11,079,604yes
    FORMALDEHYDE10,114,909yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE7,940,334yes
    ETHYLBENZENE6,432,991yes
    BENZENE5,991,993yes
    NAPHTHALENE2,663,551yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE2,332,193yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,930,381yes
    CHLOROFORM1,271,969yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS1,174,210yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS939,065yes
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE855,665yes
    CHLOROETHANE795,198yes
    ACRYLONITRILE674,819yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE670,992yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE632,700yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE453,200yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE444,436yes
    CREOSOTES428,288no
    NICKEL402,386yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE399,017yes
    LEAD284,466yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE280,896yes
    ANILINE168,481yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN167,642yes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE144,703yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE124,566yes
    1,4-DIOXANE105,484yes
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE103,359yes
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE92,479no
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE83,550yes
    METHYL IODIDE79,120yes
    PYRIDINE78,915no
    NITROBENZENE67,998yes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE39,046yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)35,033no
    COBALT24,808yes
    2-NITROPROPANE19,457yes
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS18,085yes
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE12,457yes
    ACRYLAMIDE12,312yes
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE11,650yes
    DIETHYL SULFATE11,524yes
    URETHANE11,222yes
    O-TOLUIDINE10,837yes
    METHAM SODIUM10,234no
    CATECHOL10,217yes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)9,860yes
    BENZYL CHLORIDE9,065yes
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)8,833no
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE8,434no
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE7,905yes
    3-CHLORO-2-METHYL-1-PROPENE7,784no
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS5,822yes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS5,201yes
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE3,911yes
    ARSENIC2,574yes
    CHLOROTHALONIL2,300no
    DIMETHYL SULFATE2,192yes
    2,6-XYLIDINE2,132no
    HYDRAZINE2,030yes
    BIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) ETHER1,766no
    THIOUREA1,578no
    CAPTAN1,498yes
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL1,422yes
    BERYLLIUM1,398yes
    CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER1,345yes
    ALACHLOR1,291no
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE1,255yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE1,138yes
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE1,017no
    BENZOIC TRICHLORIDE1,003yes
    OXYDIAZON951no
    HEXACHLOROETHANE909yes
    DIURON820no
    TRANS-1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE819yes
    O-ANISIDINE797yes
    1,1-DIMETHYL HYDRAZINE784yes
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)634yes
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE587no
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE575no
    CADMIUM569yes
    CHLORDANE501yes
    DIPROPYL ISOCINCHOMERONATE500no
    ALDRIN485no
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER476yes
    P-CHLOROANILINE472no
    ACETAMIDE404yes
    METHYL HYDRAZINE387yes
    NITROFEN371no
    ACIFLUORFEN, SODIUM SALT363no
    PROPACHLOR356no
    4,4'-DIAMINODIPHENYL ETHER325no
    PROPARGITE286no
    DICHLORVOS260yes
    POTASSIUM BROMATE250no
    MANEB250no
    SAFROLE250no
    DIHYDROSAFROLE250no
    2,4-DINITROTOLUENE205yes
    PROPYLENEIMINE161yes
    THIODICARB126no
    DIMETHYLCARBAMOYL CHLORIDE124yes
    ETHYLENE THIOUREA117yes
    2,6-DINITROTOLUENE117no
    TRIS(2,3-DIBROMOPROPYL) PHOSPHATE58no
    CAMPHECHLOR38yes
    2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL34yes
    HEPTACHLOR33yes
    N-NITROSODIPHENYLAMINE20no
    3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE19no
    BENZIDINE17yes
    PROPANE SULTONE16yes
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE15yes
    TRIBROMOMETHANE12yes
    GAMMA-LINDANE11yes
    N-NITROSOMETHYLVINYLAMINE10no
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE7no
    4,4'-METHYLENEBIS(2-CHLOROANILINE)7yes
    ETHOPROP7no
    2-PHENYLPHENOL6no
    FOLPET6no
    (1,1'-BIPHENYL)-4,4'-DIAMINE, 3,3'-DIMETHYL-5yes
    AMITROLE5no
    CHLORENDIC ACID5no
    STYRENE OXIDE5yes
    THIOACETAMIDE4no
    DI-N-PROPYLNITROSAMINE2no
    DIGLYCIDYL RESORCINOL ETHER (DGRE)1no
    1,2-DIBROMO-3-CHLOROPROPANE (DBCP)1yes
    3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE.010yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS4410 grams (9.72 pounds)no