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Table 14C. Total Production-related Waste Associated with Forms Reporting
Source Reduction Activity, by 33/50 Program Chemical, 1991-1996

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Production-related Waste for Forms Reporting Source Reduction Activities ------------------------------------- Chemical 1995 1996 Pounds Pounds Benzene 42,351,596 50,789,543 Carbon tetrachloride 2,427,702 1,913,230 Chloroform 9,275,483 6,169,203 Dichloromethane 77,585,595 79,414,777 Methyl ethyl ketone 171,744,564 157,549,155 Methyl isobutyl ketone 52,708,128 48,283,173 Tetrachloroethylene 26,328,679 22,689,926 Toluene 605,798,496 1,211,230,805 1,1,1-Trichloroethane 43,303,528 29,233,563 Trichloroethylene 72,122,475 56,105,799 Xylenes 193,507,016 483,583,899 Cadmium and 2,820,850 1,287,657 cadmium compounds Chromium and 20,704,574 30,003,427 chromium compounds Cyanide compounds 46,055,297 44,523,562 Lead and 731,618,678 642,450,263 lead compounds Mercury and 164,368 620,628 mercury compounds Nickel and 25,621,938 22,325,650 nickel compounds Total for 2,124,138,967 2,888,174,260 33/50 Chemicals Total for All Other 3,125,699,709 3,230,269,425 TRI Chemicals Total for All 5,249,838,676 6,118,443,685 TRI Chemicals Percent of All Production-related Waste ------------------------ Chemical 1995 1996 Percent Percent Benzene 28.7 32.5 Carbon tetrachloride 4.3 4.2 Chloroform 17.6 14.8 Dichloromethane 38.0 35.5 Methyl ethyl ketone 44.2 44.9 Methyl isobutyl ketone 33.8 34.7 Tetrachloroethylene 26.2 26.4 Toluene 35.6 66.7 1,1,1-Trichloroethane 46.3 55.2 Trichloroethylene 36.1 35.8 Xylenes 31.2 52.8 Cadmium and 20.0 11.4 cadmium compounds Chromium and 5.8 13.0 chromium compounds Cyanide compounds 59.3 55.0 Lead and 64.0 63.7 lead compounds Mercury and 14.1 66.0 mercury compounds Nickel and 13.9 12.6 nickel compounds Total for 38.6 52.6 33/50 Chemicals Total for All Other 23.6 23.9 TRI Chemicals Total for All 28.0 32.2 TRI Chemicals Note: Data for 1991 and 1995 reported on Form R of year indicated; data for 1996-1998 from 1996 Form R. Does not include delisted chemicals, chemicals. added in 1994 and 1995, ammonia, hydrochloric acid, and sulfuric acid.
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