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Air Releases of Toxics of Carcinogens for Quebec in 2006 are
1,261,851 (kg)
National Ranking for Air Releases of Toxics of Carcinogens for QC in 2006 is
3
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Please note:
  • The units of measurement for data presented below are in kilograms (kg), excluding hexachlorobenzene which is measured in grams (g) and dioxins/furans which are measured in grams (g) TEQ.
  • Recycling data is not included in total releases or transfers data. To obtain recycling data, please go to Who is Polluting? or Pollution Rankings.

Breakdown by Pollutants:
(NOTE: Click on the column total number for a detailed look at the data.)


Pollutant * Air Release Percentage*
Combined Total 1,261,851 --
Toxics Total 1,261,851 --
Formaldehyde 473,199 37.50%
Acetaldehyde 237,918 18.85%
Dichloromethane 85,729 6.79%
Lead (and its compounds) 80,318 6.37%
Trichloroethylene 62,552 4.96%
Benzene 59,625 4.73%
Ethylbenzene 38,944 3.09%
Chloroform 36,719 2.91%
Acrylonitrile 28,561 2.26%
Naphthalene 21,358 1.69%
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 20,215 1.60%
Tetrachloroethylene 20,179 1.60%
Arsenic (and its compounds) 15,575 1.23%
Benzo(a)anthracene 13,855 1.10%
Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 9,415 .75%
Benzo(a)pyrene 9,264 .73%
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 7,507 .59%
Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyrene 6,938 .55%
p-Dichlorobenzene 6,516 .52%
1,3-Butadiene 4,841 .38%
Hexachlorobenzene 3,985,293.0000 .32%
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 3,864 .31%
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 2,486 .20%
Cadmium (and its compounds) 2,452 .19%
Ethylene thiourea 2,290 .18%
Nickel (and its compounds) 2,055 .16%
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 1,445 .11%
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 1,336 .11%
Selenium (and its compounds) 1,183 .09%
Mercury (and its compounds) 502 .04%
Antimony (and its compounds) 434 .03%
Hexavalent chromium compounds 251 .02%
Acrylamide 177 .01%
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 46 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 46 --
Carbon tetrachloride 37 --
Ethyl acrylate 26 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 8 --
Dioxins and furans 3.6600 --
 
CACs Total 0 --

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