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Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (TRI ID 07065MRCKC126EL) for DICHLOROMETHANE chemical, U.S. 1991-1997
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Row #  Year  Recycled On-site  View Trend Graphic Recycled Off-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery On-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery Off-site  View Trend Graphic Treated On-site  View Trend Graphic Treated Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Quantity Disposed or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic Non-Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic
 
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1 1991 0 1,108,000 0 9,000 0 383,000 20,000 1,520,000 0
2 1992 0 880,000 0 140,000 0 252,000 16,700 1,288,700 0
3 1993 0 877,000 0 329,000 0 166,000 16,800 1,388,800 0
4 1994 0 751,000 0 24,336 0 133,295 8,940 917,571 0
5 1995 0 774,000 0 349,000 0 175,000 12,700 1,310,700 0
6 1996 0 1,500,000 0 120,000 0 197,000 7,100 1,824,100 0
7 1997 0 140,000 0 78,000 560 199,000 23,000 440,560 0

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (TRI ID 07065MRCKC126EL) for DICHLOROMETHANE chemical, U.S. 1998-2013
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Row #  Year  Recycled On-site  View Trend Graphic Recycled Off-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery On-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery Off-site  View Trend Graphic Treated On-site  View Trend Graphic Treated Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Quantity Disposed or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic Non-Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic
 
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1 1998 0 1,400,000 180 110,000 29 250,000 21,000 1,781,209 39,000
2 1999 0 406,920 90 50,930 0 125,400 21,620 604,960 0
3 2000 0 441,300 2,400 93,339 0 1,706 27,239 565,984 0
4 2001 0 273,634 0 130,919 0 73,894 25,504 503,951 0
5 2002 0 516,876 661 227,411 0 64,468 28,879 838,295 0
6 2003 0 511,061 774 316,619 0 39,890 33,783 902,127 11
7 2004 0 609,255 734 113,764 0 59,737 25,722 809,212 766
8 2005 0 186,309 0 39,652 0 112,060 15,006 353,027 0
9 2006 0 224,102 27 31,073 0 177,574 32,081 464,857 0
10 2007 0 468,880 36 16,367 0 39,645 28,074 553,002 0
11 2008 0 321,776 5 39,711 21,747 41,720 31,456 456,415 0
12 2009 0 89,027 0 0 1,304 4,050 13,770 108,151 0
13 2010 0 118,400 0 24,000 1,720 3,010 13,509 160,639 0
14 2011 0 61,177 0 75,512 388 373 1,108 138,558 0
15 2012 0 10,400 0 13,964 710 6,208 637 31,919 0
16 2013 0 0 0 13,308 146 501 164 14,119 0

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Note: Reporting year (RY) 2018 is the most recent TRI data year available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit their data to EPA by July 1 for the previous calendar year's activities. TRI Explorer is using an updated 2018 data set (released to the public in October 2019). This dataset includes revisions for the years 1988 to 2018 processed by EPA, Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. TRI data, in conjunction with other information, can be used as a starting point in evaluating exposures that may result from releases and other waste management activities which involve toxic chemicals. The determination of potential risk depends upon many factors, including the toxicity of the chemical, the fate of the chemical, and the amount and duration of human or other exposure to the chemical after it is released.

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste from Section 8, Column B (Recycled On-site (8.4), Recycled Off-site (8.5), Energy Recovery On-site (8.2), Energy Recovery Off-site (8.3), Treated On-site (8.6), Treated Off-site (8.7), Total on-site disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills (8.1A), Total other on-site disposal or other releases (8.1B), Total off-site disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills (8.1C), Total other off-site disposal or other releases (8.1D), Total Quantity Disposed of or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site (8.1)), and Non-production-related waste managed from Section 8.8.

Beginning with reporting year 2003 Part II section 8.1 was replaced with 8.1A, 8.1B, 8.1C, and 8.1D. The new columns are included to facilitate trends analysis.

Quantities of waste data are from Section 8 of the Form R, which is the standard TRI reporting form. These data are available beginning with the 1991 reporting year.

A decimal point, or "." denotes the following: if a decimal point is reported across an entire row, the facility submitted a Form A (i.e., the facility certified that its total annual reportable amount is less than 500 pounds, and does not manufacture, process, or otherwise use more than 1 million pounds); or if a decimal point is reported in a single column, the facility left that particular cell blank in its Form R submission (a zero in a cell denotes either that the facility reported "0" or "NA" in its Form R submission).

How to cite TRI Explorer. Following APA Style, 6th edition, an appropriate citation to TRI Explorer is:
United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2019). TRI Explorer (2018 Updated Dataset (released October 2019) ) [Internet database]. Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/triexplorer, (December 13, 2019).

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