1 The data in this section were collected from the following sources: Richard J. Lewis, Sr. (ed.), 1993, Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference (third edition) (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold); New Jersey Department of Health, 1991, "Chlorine" (Trenton, New Jersey -- see the webpage: http://www.rkt.net); Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate (KemI), 1995, Chlorine and Chlorine Compounds: Use, Occurrence and Risks -- The Need for Action (Report No. 1/95; Solna, Sweden: KemI); Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate (KemI), 1995, Chlorine and Chlorinated Compounds: Survey of Fluxes to and in the Environment, Pools in the Environment and Health and Environmental Risks (Report No. 5/95; Solna, Sweden: KemI); and U.S. EPA, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, 1998, "Chlorine" (Washington, D.C.: U.S. EPA -- see webpage: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/uatw/hlthef/chlorine.html).
2 The source for the national chemical use data is Stanford Research Institute (SRI) International, 1996, Chemical Economics Handbook, "Chlorine/Sodium Hydroxide" (Palo Alto, California: SRI).
3 The data in this section are from the following sources: Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), 1999, "Chemical Profile for Chlorine" (New York: EDF -- see webpage: http:// www.scorecard.org/chemical-profiles); New Jersey Department of Health, 1991 (see endnote #1 for full citation); International Joint Commission (IJC), 1992, Sixth Biennial Report on Great Lakes Water Quality (Washington, D.C.: IJC); SRI International, 1996 (see endnote #2); Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate (KemI), 1991, Risk Reduction of Chemicals: A Government Commission Report (Report No. 1/91) (Solna, Sweden: KemI); and U.S. EPA, Office of Water, 1998, "Final Pulp and Paper Cluster Rule," published in the Federal Register, 63 FR 18504 18751, April 15, 1998 and 63 FR 42238-42240, August 7,1998 (or see the webpage: http://www.epa.gov/OST/pulppaper/cluster.html).