1 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), 1999, "Chemical Profile: Sulfuric Acid"
(New York: EDF; see webpage: http:/www.scorecard.org/chemical-profiles/);
Environmental Health Center (EHC), a division of the National Safety Council,
1997, "Environment Writer: Sulfuric Acid (H2SO4) Chemical Backgrounder"
(Washington, D.C.: EHC; see webpage: http://www.nsc.org/ehc/ew/chems/
sulfacid.htm); Richard J. Lewis, Sr. (ed.), 1993, Hazardous Chemicals Desk
Reference (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold); and New Jersey Department of
Health and Senior Services, 1995, "Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet: Sulfuric
Acid" (Trenton, New Jersey; see webpage: http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/
2 Stanford Research Institute (SRI) International, 1995, Chemical Economics
Handbook, "Sulfuric Acid" (Palo Alto, California: SRI). The Massachusetts
chemical use data are from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental
Protection (MA DEP), 1998, "Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act
Chemical Reporting Data" (Boston: MA DEP).
3 US Environmental Protection Agency, 1992, "Guides to Pollution Prevention
The Metal Finishing Industry" (Washington, D.C.); Toxics Use Reduction
Institute, Printed Wiring Board Industry Module, TUR Planner's Certification
Course, Rev 2.1, (Lowell Massachusetts, TURI), Toxics Use Reduction Institute
1996, Technical Report No. 31 "Toxics Use Reduction Through Process
Improvement, Substitution & Integral Recycling" (Lowell Massachusetts,
TURI); EPA website http://www.epa.gov/ooaujeag/csi/computer/accomp12.htm;
Office of Technical Assistance, Toxics Use Reduction Case Study, "Elimination
of TURA Chemical Reporting at The Robbins Company," (Boston,
Massachusetts, see webpage: http://www.state.ma.us/ota/cases/robbins.htm);
Office of Technical Assistance, Toxics Use Reduction Case Study, "Sulfuric
Acid Reduction at Standard Uniform Services," (Boston, Massachusetts, see
4 The data in this section are from the following sources: EDF, 1999; Lewis,
1993; and New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, 1995
(see endnote #1 for full citations).