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Contaminants of Concern at
PARA-CHEM SOUTHERN, INC. (EPA ID: SCD002601656)
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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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    71-55-6 1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-55-6 1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-55-6 1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    71-55-6 1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE Surface Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    79-00-5 1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    79-00-5 1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-34-3 1,1-DICHLOROETHANE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-34-3 1,1-DICHLOROETHANE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-34-3 1,1-DICHLOROETHANE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-34-3 1,1-DICHLOROETHANE Surface Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-35-4 1,1-DICHLOROETHENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-35-4 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-35-4 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-35-4 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-35-4 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE Surface Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    107-06-2 1,2-DICHLOROETHANE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    107-06-2 1,2-DICHLOROETHANE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    540-59-0 1,2-DICHLOROETHENE Ground Water OU01 (01)      
    156-60-5 1,2-trans-DICHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    156-60-5 1,2-trans-DICHLOROETHYLENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    78-93-3 2-BUTANONE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    78-93-3 2-BUTANONE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    67-64-1 ACETONE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    67-64-1 ACETONE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7429-90-5 ALUMINUM (FUME OR DUST) Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7429-90-5 ALUMINUM (FUME OR DUST) Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7429-90-5 ALUMINUM (FUME OR DUST) Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-36-0 ANTIMONY Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-38-2 ARSENIC Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-38-2 ARSENIC Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-39-3 BARIUM Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000002 BASE NEUTRAL ACIDS Sludge OU01 (01)      
    117-81-7 BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    117-81-7 BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-27-4 BROMODICHLOROMETHANE Surface Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    85-68-7 BUTYL BENZYL PHTHALATE Ground Water OU01 (01)      
    85-68-7 BUTYL BENZYL PHTHALATE Sludge OU01 (01)      
    85-68-7 BUTYL BENZYL PHTHALATE Soil OU01 (01)      
    7440-43-9 CADMIUM Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    67-66-3 CHLOROFORM Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    67-66-3 CHLOROFORM Surface Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-47-3 CHROMIUM Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-94-1 CYCLOHEXANONE Soil OU01 (01)      
    75-09-2 DICHLOROMETHANE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-09-2 DICHLOROMETHANE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    140-88-5 ETHYL ACRYLATE Soil OU01 (01)      
    7439-96-5 MANGANESE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-96-5 MANGANESE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-96-5 MANGANESE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7439-96-5 MANGANESE Surface Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000006 METALS Ground Water OU01 (01)      
    TBD-00000006 METALS Sludge OU01 (01)      
    TBD-00000006 METALS Soil OU01 (01)      
    75-09-2 METHYLENE CHLORIDE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    75-09-2 METHYLENE CHLORIDE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    87-86-5 PENTACHLOROPHENOL Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    127-18-4 PERCHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    127-18-4 PERCHLOROETHYLENE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    127-18-4 TETRACHLOROETHENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    127-18-4 TETRACHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    127-18-4 TETRACHLOROETHYLENE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    127-18-4 TETRACHLOROETHYLENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    109-99-9 TETRAHYDROFURAN Ground Water OU01 (01)      
    109-99-9 TETRAHYDROFURAN Soil OU01 (01)      
    109-99-9 TETRAHYDROFURAN Surface Water OU01 (01)      
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    108-88-3 TOLUENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    TBD-00000010 TRICHLOROETHANE Soil OU01 (01)      
    79-01-6 TRICHLOROETHYLENE Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    79-01-6 TRICHLOROETHYLENE Sludge OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    79-01-6 TRICHLOROETHYLENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    1330-20-7 XYLENE Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-66-6 ZINC Ground Water OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-66-6 ZINC Soil OU01 (01) ATSDR Profile    
    7440-66-6 ZINC Surface Water OU01 (01) 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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