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Concentration Compendium

Antimony

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: <4.5 mg/kg (author-reported median); reported values are <1, <1, <1, <5, <4, <2, <10, <8, <9, <8, <10, and <3 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 0.42 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); <0.16 mg/kg to 3.4 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 7 mg/kg (median); <2 mg/kg to 572 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United Kingdom
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Smith, SR. Agricultural recycling of sewage sludge and th
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: 0.67 mg/kg (median); <1 mg/kg to 8.8 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Arsenic

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 4.5 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values are <6.6, <6, 1.2, 9.3, <4, <1, <3, <5, 13, <1, 6.4, and <1 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
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Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 10.4 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); 2 mg/kg to 159 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.005 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing American Petroleum Institute, 1978, Analysis of Refinery Wastewaters for the
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 10 mg/kg (median); 1.1 mg/kg to 230 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: 7.2 mg/kg (median); <1 mg/kg to 97 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Barium

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 50 mg/kg (median, standard deviation 60 mg/kg, range 9.4 mg/kg to 210 mg/kg)
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
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Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 115 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); 36 mg/kg to 1,402 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 363 mg/kg (median); 23 mg/kg to 3,104 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United Kindom
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Smith, SR. Agricultural recycling of sewage sludge and th
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: 580 mg/kg (median); 10 mg/kg to 5,000 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Beryllium

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: <1 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values 1, 0.2, 0.2, <1, <1, <0.7, <0.6, <0.6, <0.6, <1, <1, and <0.8 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 0.52 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); <0.06 mg/kg to 1.8 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: no data found (median); 1 mg/kg to 30 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (median): United Kingdom (range)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984 and Smith, SR. Agric
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: 0.92 mg/kg (median); <1 mg/kg to 15 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Cadmium

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 0.1 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values 0.6, 0.2, 0.06, 0.4, <0.06, <0.1, <0.1, <0.1, 0.84, <0.1, <0.1, and <0.02 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 2 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); <0.2 mg/kg to 49.8 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 10 mg/kg (median); 1 mg/kg to 3,410 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: <11 mg/kg (median); <11 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Chromium

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 3.7 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values 18.9, <1.4, 2, 5.5, <0.34, 1.9, 12, 4.6, 6.3, 2.8, 5.6, and <0.7 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 27.2 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); 8 mg/kg to 257 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.068 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing American Petroleum Institute, 1978, Analysis of Refinery Wastewaters for the
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 500 mg/kg (median); 10 mg/kg to 99,000 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: 54 mg/kg (median); 1 mg/kg to 2,000 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot

Copper

Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.018 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing American Petroleum Institute, 1978, Analysis of Refinery Wastewaters for the
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot

Iron

Steel slag
  • Concentration: up to 50%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: van Oss, HG. USGS Minerals Yearbook 2003: Slag -- Iron and Steel. c. 2004. p. 69.2
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot

Lead

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 2 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values <9, <9, <9, 1.5, <2, <0.2, <2, 2, 4.8, <0.6, 4.1, and <1 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Baghouse dust from cupola at gray iron foundry
  • Concentration: 19%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Gray Iron Foundries Background Document. AP-42. Not dated. p. 24 citing Table 78 of the AP-40
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
  • Comments: based on two samples of baghouse dust; this could be for iron foundries in general and not just gray iron foundries
Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 146 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); 37 mg/kg to 1,504 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Coal, anthracite
  • Concentration: 7 ppm
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing U.S. EPA. Correlation of Coal Properties with Environmental Control Technolo
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Coal, bituminous
  • Concentration: 14 ppm
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing U.S. EPA. Correlation of Coal Properties with Environmental Control Technolo
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Coal, lignite
  • Concentration: 7 ppm
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing U.S. EPA. Correlation of Coal Properties with Environmental Control Technolo
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Coal, subbituminous
  • Concentration: 6 ppm
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing U.S. EPA. Correlation of Coal Properties with Environmental Control Technolo
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Gray iron foundry furnace emissions
  • Concentration: 0.5 - 17%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Gray Iron Foundries Background Document. AP-42. Not dated. p. 24 citing Emissions Study Of Industrial Sources Of Lead Air Pollutants, 1970, APTD-1543, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Resea
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Oil, distillate
  • Concentration: 0.1 ppm to 0.5 ppm
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing Davis, W.E. Emission Study of Industrial Sources of Lead Air Pollutants, 197
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Oil, residual
  • Concentration: 1 ppm (average)
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing Davis, W.E. Emission Study of Industrial Sources of Lead Air Pollutants, 197
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Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 500 mg/kg (median); 13 mg/kg to 26,000 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Soil
  • Concentration: 19 mg/kg (median); 10 mg/kg to 700 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Unleaded motor vehicle fuel
  • Concentration: 0.0003 g/gal
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing U.S. EPA. Part 5 MOBILE Model. Ann Arbor, Michigan: U.S. Environmental Prote
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Wood
  • Concentration: 20 ppm
  • Reference: USEPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Locating and Estimating Air Emissions from Sources of Lead and Lead Compounds. EPA-454/R-98-006. 1998 (May). p. 5-2 citing Mass Burn MSW Incineration Study. Waste Analysis, Sampling, Testing, and Eva
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Manganese

Ductile iron castings
  • Concentration: 0.5 – 0.8%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Gray Iron Foundries. AP-42. May-03. p. 12.10-1
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Gray iron castings
  • Concentration: 0.4 – 1%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Gray Iron Foundries. AP-42. May-03. p. 12.10-1
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Malleable iron castings
  • Concentration: 0.25 – 0.8%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Gray Iron Foundries. AP-42. May-03. p. 12.10-1
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Steel castings
  • Concentration: 0.5 – 1%
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Gray Iron Foundries. AP-42. May-03. p. 12.10-1
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
  • Comments: Test

Mercury

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 0.0115 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values <0.02, <0.01, <0.01, <0.007, 0.019, 0.013, 0.013, <0.007, 0.03, <0.06, <0.007, and <0.007 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Aluminum sulfate
  • Concentration: 0.85 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing BEC Laboratories, Inc., Toledo, OH.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 0.045 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); <0.003 mg/kg to 25.5 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Coal pyrites
  • Concentration: 622 ng/g
  • Geography: Northshore Mining Company, Minnesota
  • Reference: Monson, BA; Pruchnofski, GJ; Wagner, D; Osmundson, M; Twaroski, CJ. Estimated Mercury Emissions, Deposition and Tailings Basin Discharge from a Proposed Expansion of a Taconite Processing Facility in Northeast Minnesota. 2000. p. 7
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Coal, pulverized
  • Concentration: 33.7 ng/g
  • Geography: Northshore Mining Company, Minnesota
  • Reference: Monson, BA; Pruchnofski, GJ; Wagner, D; Osmundson, M; Twaroski, CJ. Estimated Mercury Emissions, Deposition and Tailings Basin Discharge from a Proposed Expansion of a Taconite Processing Facility in Northeast Minnesota. 2000. p. 7
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Coal, raw
  • Concentration: 46.4 ng/g
  • Geography: Northshore Mining Company, Minnesota
  • Reference: Monson, BA; Pruchnofski, GJ; Wagner, D; Osmundson, M; Twaroski, CJ. Estimated Mercury Emissions, Deposition and Tailings Basin Discharge from a Proposed Expansion of a Taconite Processing Facility in Northeast Minnesota. 2000. p. 7
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Crude oil
  • Concentration: up to 20 mg/g
  • Geography: Cymric deposits in California
  • Reference: Conaway, CH; Mason, RP; Steding, DJ; Flegal, AR. Estimate of mercury emission from gasoline and diesel fuel consumption, San Francisco Bay area, California. Atmospheric Environment 39 (2005) 101–105. 2005. p. 102, citing Filby, R.H., Shah, K.R., 1975.
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Crude oil (feedstock to refineries)
  • Concentration: less than 10 ng/g
  • Geography: California, excluding Cymric
  • Reference: Conaway, CH; Mason, RP; Steding, DJ; Flegal, AR. Estimate of mercury emission from gasoline and diesel fuel consumption, San Francisco Bay area, California. Atmospheric Environment 39 (2005) 101–105. 2005. p. 102, citing Magaw, R., McMillen, S., Gala,
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Diesel (sampled at refineries)
  • Concentration: 0.05-0.34 ng/g
  • Geography: San Francisco Bay area
  • Reference: Conaway, CH; Mason, RP; Steding, DJ; Flegal, AR. Estimate of mercury emission from gasoline and diesel fuel consumption, San Francisco Bay area, California. Atmospheric Environment 39 (2005) 101–105. 2005. p. 101
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Ferroalloys
  • Concentration: <50 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing GFS Chemicals, Powell, OH.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Ferrous sulfate heptahydrate
  • Concentration: 1000 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Prince Agri Products, Inc., Quincy, IL
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Ferrous sulfate heptahydrate
  • Concentration: 500 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Advanced Environmental Recycling Corporation, Allentown, PA.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Gasoline (sampled at refineries)
  • Concentration: 0.08 to 1.4 ng/g
  • Geography: San Francisco Bay area
  • Reference: Conaway, CH; Mason, RP; Steding, DJ; Flegal, AR. Estimate of mercury emission from gasoline and diesel fuel consumption, San Francisco Bay area, California. Atmospheric Environment 39 (2005) 101–105. 2005. p. 101
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Hydrochloric acid
  • Concentration: <10 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing GFS Chemicals, Powell, OH.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore
  • Concentration: <10 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Cleveland Cliffs Iron.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, fired pellets from taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00029 ppb
  • Geography: Cyprus Northshore, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, fired pellets from taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00057 ppb
  • Geography: Minntac, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, fired pellets from taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00094 ppb
  • Geography: Hibbing Taconite, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, fired pellets from taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00217 ppb
  • Geography: LTV, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, green balls in taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00083 ppb
  • Geography: Cyprus Northshore, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, green balls in taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00349 ppb
  • Geography: LTV, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, green balls in taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.00879 ppb
  • Geography: Minntac, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron ore, green balls in taconite refining
  • Concentration: 0.162 ppb
  • Geography: Hibbing Taconite, Minnesota
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN.
  • Posted By: KS Rosselot
Iron production, slag from blast furnace charged with pellets from Northshore Mining
  • Concentration: 145 ng/g
  • Geography: Northshore Mining Company, Minnesota
  • Reference: Monson, BA; Pruchnofski, GJ; Wagner, D; Osmundson, M; Twaroski, CJ. Estimated Mercury Emissions, Deposition and Tailings Basin Discharge from a Proposed Expansion of a Taconite Processing Facility in Northeast Minnesota. 2000. p. 7
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Latex paints
  • Concentration: <5 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Sherwin Williams.
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Lime/quicklime
  • Concentration: <10 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Marblehead Lime, Chicago Heights, IL.
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Limestone
  • Concentration: <0.3 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Unimin Corp., New Canaan, CT.
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Limestone
  • Concentration: 0.02 ppm to 2.3 ppm
  • Geography: indeterminate
  • Reference: Jasinski, SM. The Materials Flow of Mercury in the United States. USGS Circular 9412. 1994. p. 5 citing USGS. Mercury in the environment. Prof paper 713. 1970
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Limestone
  • Concentration: 12 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Portland Cement Assn Report dated 1/15/97.
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  • Comments: This is an average value from 12 agricultural limestone producers; the average was obtained by setting values equal to the midpoint of zero and the limit (in some cases the detection limit, in some cases the quantification limit) where measured concentrat
Mercury switches, automobiles
  • Concentration: 0.7 g/switch to 1.5 g/switch, average 0.8 g/switch
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Barr Engineering Company. Substance Flow Analysis of Mercury in Products. 15-Aug-01. section IV-B-5 citing Nachtman, J. and D. Hill. “Mercury in Automotive Systems-A White Paper” International Congress & Exposition, paper #960409, SAE. Detroit, MI. Feb
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Mercury switches, automobiles, convenience lights only
  • Concentration: 0.8 g/switch to 1 g/switch
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Barr Engineering Company. Substance Flow Analysis of Mercury in Products. 15-Aug-01. section IV-B-5 citing MPCA. Automobile Shredder Residue Report. June 1995.
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Natural gas
  • Concentration: 1x106 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management.
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Petroleum coke
  • Concentration: 50 ppb (mean); range is ~0 ppb to ~500 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). p. 37 citing Wilhelm, S. M., and N. S. Bloom, 2000, Mercury in Petroleum, Fuel Proc. Technol.,
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <0.01 ppb to 0.2 ppb, n=37
  • Geography: Gulf of Mexico (coastal)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Trefry, J., Trocine, R., Naito, K., and S. Metz, 1996, Assessing the Potentia
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <0.010 ppb
  • Geography: Gulf of Mexico (ocean)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Ray, J. P., 1998, Findings of the Offshore Operators Committee Produced Water
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform C, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Habitat, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Elly, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Edith, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Hogan, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Hillhouse, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <1 ppb
  • Geography: North Sea (UK)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Jacobs, R., Grant, R., Kwant, J., Maequine, J., and E. Mentzer, 1992, The Com
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <3 ppb
  • Geography: North Sea (Brent)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Jacobs, R., Grant, R., Kwant, J., Maequine, J., and E. Mentzer, 1992, The Com
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <3 ppb
  • Geography: North Sea (Northern)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Jacobs, R., Grant, R., Kwant, J., Maequine, J., and E. Mentzer, 1992, The Com
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: <3 ppb
  • Geography: North Sea (Central)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Jacobs, R., Grant, R., Kwant, J., Maequine, J., and E. Mentzer, 1992, The Com
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 0.007 ppb to 27 ppb; mean 7.08 ppb, SD 11.26 ppb
  • Geography: Gulf of Mexico (coastal Louisiana)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Meinhold, A., DePhillips, M., and S. Holtzman, 1996, Final Report: Risk Asses
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 0.5 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Irene, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 0.5 ppb
  • Geography: Platform A, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 1 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Grace, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 1.6 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Gail, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 1.6 ppb
  • Geography: Platform Gilda, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 2.5 ppb
  • Geography: Platform B, Southern California
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-2 citing Raco, V., 1993, Estimated Discharges from Offshore Oil Platforms in the South
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Petroleum production, produced waters
  • Concentration: 4 ppb
  • Geography: North Sea (Dutch)
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-1 citing Jacobs, R., Grant, R., Kwant, J., Maequine, J., and E. Mentzer, 1992, The Com
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Petroleum production, water-based drilling mud (fresh; no change after use)
  • Concentration: 144 ppb to 2141 ppb, mean 750 ppb, n=4
  • Geography: Indonesia
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). p. 50 citing Mulyono, M., Desrina, R., Priatna, R., Sudewo, B., and M. Sawolo, 1996, Heavy Met
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Petroleum refining, desalter sludge
  • Concentration: 41 ppm, 4 ppm, 39 ppm, .01 ppm
  • Geography: 4 unidentified refineries in the United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 6-2 citing U.S. EPA, 1996, Waste Minimization for Selected Residuals in the Petroleum Re
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Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.0009 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing Ruddy, D., 1982, Development Document for Effluent Limitations Guidelines, Ne
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Residual oil
  • Concentration: 0.0006 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management.
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Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 6 mg/kg (median); 0.6 mg/kg to 56 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
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Sodium bisulfite, 38% solution
  • Concentration: <10 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 5 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing PVS Chemicals, Detroit, MI.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
  • Concentration: <5 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing GFS Chemicals, Powell, OH.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
  • Concentration: 4 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Nalco Chemical Co.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) (derived from mercury cell process)
  • Concentration: 20-300 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 2 of Stephen Schwartz memo.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) (not derived from mercury cell process)
  • Concentration: <5 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 2 of Stephen Schwartz memo.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), membrane cell process
  • Concentration: 1 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), mercury cell process
  • Concentration: 20 ppb to 250 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management.
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Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), mercury cell process
  • Concentration: 200 ppb to 300 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 4 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality.
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Soil
  • Concentration: 0.089 mg/kg (median); <0.01 mg/kg to 4.6 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Sulfuric acid
  • Concentration: 50 ppb (mean), 3 ppb to 5,100 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management.
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Sulfuric acid (bulk)
  • Concentration: <10 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing PVS Chemicals.
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Sulfuric acid (bulk)
  • Concentration: <20 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Wilson Industrial Sales, Brook, IN.
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Sulfuric acid (laboratory grade)
  • Concentration: <5 ppb
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Mercury Agreement Reduction Program (International Steel Group, Ispat Inland, US Steel). 2004 (January). p. 3 of Stephen Schwartz memo citing Fisher Scientific, Fair Lawn, NJ.
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Nickel

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: <3 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values <1.3, <1.9, <1.8, <10, <5, <5, <2, <5, 2.6, 6.5, <2, and <3 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
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Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 17 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); 1 mg/kg to 60 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
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Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.01 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing American Petroleum Institute, 1978, Analysis of Refinery Wastewaters for the
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Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 80 mg/kg (median); 2 mg/kg to 5,300 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
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Soil
  • Concentration: 19 mg/kg (median); <5 mg/kg to 700 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Selenium

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 3 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values <1, <5, 0.54, <3, <2, <3, <6, <3, <5, <3, <5, and <3 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
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Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 8.5 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); <0.001 mg/kg to 121 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
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Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.0172 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing Ruddy, D., 1982, Development Document for Effluent Limitations Guidelines, Ne
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Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 5 mg/kg (median); 1.7 mg/kg to 17.2 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984.
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Soil
  • Concentration: 0.39 mg/kg (median); <0.1 mg/kg to 4.3 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Silver

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: 5 mg/kg (median, standard deviation 2 mg/kg, range 2.7 mg/kg to 8.8 mg/kg)
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
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Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 8.4 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); 5.3 mg/kg to 41 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
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Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: 25 mg/kg (median); <2 mg/kg to 1,252 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United Kingdom
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Smith, SR. Agricultural recycling of sewage sludge and th
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Soil
  • Concentration: <5 mg/kg (median); <5 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Thallium

Agricultural limestone
  • Concentration: <1 mg/kg (author reported median); reported values <1, <1, <1, <2, <2, <2, 0.8, <0.8, <1, <1, <1, and <1 mg/kg
  • Geography: United States (12 aglime producers)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 2 and Table 3b
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Cement kiln dust (non-waste burning)
  • Concentration: 11.3 mg/kg (median of values for 70 plants); <0.2 mg/kg to 776 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (?)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Portland Cement Association. An analysis of selected trac
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Sewage sludge
  • Concentration: <2 mg/kg (median); <2 mg/kg to 5 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: United States (median); United Kingdom (range)
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing US EPA 625/10-84-003, September 1984 and Smith, SR. Agric
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Soil
  • Concentration: <10 mg/kg (median); <10 mg/kg (range)
  • Geography: conterminous United States
  • Reference: Kanare, H. Comparison of Trace Metal Concentrations in Cement Kiln Dust, Agricultural Limestone, Sewage Sludge, and Soil. Portland Cement Association R&D Serial No. 2080. 1999. Table 3b citing Dragun and Chiasson. Elements in North American soils. 1
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Zinc

Petroleum refining, typical wastewater
  • Concentration: 0.061 mg/L
  • Geography: United States
  • Reference: Wilhelm, SM. Mercury in Petroleum and Natural Gas: Estimation of Emissions from Production, Processing, and Combustion. EPA-600/R-01-066. 2001 (September). Table 7-3 citing American Petroleum Institute, 1978, Analysis of Refinery Wastewaters for the
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