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Contaminants of Concern at
AMERICAN CREOSOTE WORKS, INC. (PENSACOLA PLANT) (EPA ID: FLD008161994)
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  The chemical substances (i.e., hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants) listed below were identified as contaminants of concern (COC) for the site. COCs are the chemical substances found at the site that the EPA has determined pose an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment. These are the substances that are addressed by cleanup actions at the site. Identifying COCs is a process where the EPA identifies people and ecological resources that could be exposed to contamination found at the site, determines the amount and type of contaminants present, and identifies the possible negative human health or ecological effects that could result from contact with the contaminants.

The contaminants of concern at this site are sorted below by contaminant name. You may also sort this list by the area of the site on which it is found, called operable units (OUs), or sort this list according to the media in which they were found (e.g. soil or ground water).

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    CAS # Contaminant Name Contaminated
Media
Area of Site
Found (OU)
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    120-82-1 1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    1746-01-6 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-p-DIOXIN (TCDD) Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    1746-01-6 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-p-DIOXIN (TCDD) Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    1746-01-6 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-p-DIOXIN (TCDD) Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    1746-01-6 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-p-DIOXIN (TCDD) Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    105-67-9 2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    83-32-9 ACENAPHTHENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    83-32-9 ACENAPHTHENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    83-32-9 ACENAPHTHENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    83-32-9 ACENAPHTHENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    120-12-7 ANTHRACENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    120-12-7 ANTHRACENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    120-12-7 ANTHRACENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    120-12-7 ANTHRACENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    71-43-2 BENZENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    71-43-2 BENZENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-43-2 BENZENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    205-99-2 BENZO(B)FLUORANTHENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    205-99-2 BENZO(B)FLUORANTHENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    191-24-2 BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    207-08-9 BENZO(K)FLUORANTHENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    56-55-3 BENZO[A]ANTHRACENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    56-55-3 BENZO[A]ANTHRACENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    56-55-3 BENZO[A]ANTHRACENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    56-55-3 BENZO[A]ANTHRACENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    50-32-8 BENZO[A]PYRENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    50-32-8 BENZO[A]PYRENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    50-32-8 BENZO[A]PYRENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    50-32-8 BENZO[A]PYRENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    117-81-7 BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    218-01-9 CHRYSENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    218-01-9 CHRYSENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    218-01-9 CHRYSENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    218-01-9 CHRYSENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    TBD-00000003 CPAH Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000003 CPAH Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    53-70-3 DIBENZO(A,H)ANTHRACENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    132-64-9 DIBENZOFURAN Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    132-64-9 DIBENZOFURAN Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    132-64-9 DIBENZOFURAN Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    132-64-9 DIBENZOFURAN Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    E17000357 DIOXINS/FURANS; AS TEQ Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    206-44-0 FLUORANTHENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    206-44-0 FLUORANTHENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    206-44-0 FLUORANTHENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    206-44-0 FLUORANTHENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    86-73-7 FLUORENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    86-73-7 FLUORENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    86-73-7 FLUORENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    86-73-7 FLUORENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    193-39-5 INDENO(1,2,3-CD)PYRENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    193-39-5 INDENO(1,2,3-CD)PYRENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    193-39-5 INDENO(1,2,3-CD)PYRENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    78-93-3 METHYL ETHYL KETONE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    91-20-3 NAPHTHALENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    91-20-3 NAPHTHALENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    91-20-3 NAPHTHALENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    91-20-3 NAPHTHALENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    85-01-8 PHENANTHRENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    85-01-8 PHENANTHRENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    85-01-8 PHENANTHRENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    85-01-8 PHENANTHRENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    108-95-2 PHENOL Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    129-00-0 PYRENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    129-00-0 PYRENE Sediment SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    129-00-0 PYRENE Sludge SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    129-00-0 PYRENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01)      
    91-22-5 QUINOLINE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02)      
    100-42-5 STYRENE (MONOMER) Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Soil SOURCE CONTROL (01) ATSDR Profile    
    156-60-5 TRANS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    75-01-4 VINYL CHLORIDE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
    156-59-2 cis-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water GROUNDWATER (02) ATSDR Profile    
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DISCLAIMER: Be advised that the data contained in these profiles are intended solely for informational purposes use by employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for management of the Superfund program. They are not intended for use in calculating Cost Recovery Statutes of Limitations and cannot be relied upon to create any rights, substantive or procedural, enforceable by any party in litigation with the United States. EPA reserves the right to change these data at any time without public notice.


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