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Contaminants of Concern at
NEWSOM BROTHERS/OLD REICHHOLD CHEMICALS, INC. (EPA ID: MSD980840045)
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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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    90-12-0 2-METHYLNAPHTHALENE Ground Water OU02 (02)      
    90-12-0 2-METHYLNAPHTHALENE Soil OU02 (02)      
    11097-69-1 AROCLOR-1254 Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    7440-38-2 ARSENIC Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-38-2 ARSENIC Ground Water OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-38-2 ARSENIC Surface Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-43-2 BENZENE Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-43-2 BENZENE Ground Water OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    71-43-2 BENZENE Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-43-2 BENZENE Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    117-81-7 BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    67-66-3 CHLOROFORM Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    67-66-3 CHLOROFORM Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    18540-29-9 CHROMIUM (HEXAVALENT) Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    7440-50-8 COPPER Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000003 CPAH Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000003 CPAH Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    84-74-2 DI-N-BUTYL PHTHALATE Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    84-74-2 DI-N-BUTYL PHTHALATE Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000004 DIOXINS/DIBENZOFURANS Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    100-41-4 ETHYLBENZENE Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    100-41-4 ETHYLBENZENE Ground Water OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    100-41-4 ETHYLBENZENE Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    100-41-4 ETHYLBENZENE Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    100-41-4 ETHYLBENZENE Surface Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-92-1 LEAD Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-92-1 LEAD Surface Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-96-5 MANGANESE Ground Water OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-97-6 MERCURY Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-97-6 MERCURY Surface Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    91-20-3 NAPHTHALENE Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    91-20-3 NAPHTHALENE Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    7440-02-0 NICKEL Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000009 ORGANICS Solid Waste TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    TBD-00000003 PAH Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000027 PCBs Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01)      
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Ground Water OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Soil OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Surface Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    85-01-8 PHENANTHRENE Ground Water OU02 (02)      
    85-01-8 PHENANTHRENE Soil OU02 (02)      
    108-95-2 PHENOL Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-95-2 PHENOL Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-95-2 PHENOL Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Ground Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Surface Water TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    1330-20-7 XYLENE Sediment TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    1330-20-7 XYLENE Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
    1330-20-7 XYLENES Ground Water OU02 (02) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-66-6 ZINC Soil TREATABILITY STUDIES (01) ATSDR Profile    
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  The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR is charged under the Superfund law (CERCLA) to assess the presence and nature of health hazards at specific Superfund sites, to help prevent or reduce further exposure and the illnesses that result from such exposures, and to expand the knowledge base about health effects from exposure to hazardous substances. ATSDR maintains a series of fact sheets and profiles about contaminants of concern commonly found at Superfund sites. Links to these resources are provided above when available. For more information, visit the ATSDR Web site. Exit EPA  
 
  About EPA’s IRIS  
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  About EPA’s SRS  
  The Substance Registry System (SRS) is the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) central system for information about regulated and monitored substances. The system provides a common basis for identification of chemicals, biological organisms, and other substances listed in EPA regulations and data systems, as well as substances of interest from other sources, such as publications. The system does not provide health hazard information at this time. For more information, visit the EPA SRS Web site.  
 
 
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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