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PRELIMINARY PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

PACIFIC SOUND RESOURCES
SEATTLE, KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON
CERCLIS NO. WAD009248287

November 23, 1994

Prepared by

Washington State Department of Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    A. Site Description and History
    B. Site Visit
    C. Demographics, Land Use and Natural Resources Use
    D. Health Outcome Data

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

    A. On-Site Contamination
    B. Off-Site Contamination
    C. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    D. Physical and Other Hazards

PATHWAY ANALYSIS

    A. Completed Exposure Pathways
    B. Potential Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

    A. Toxicological Evaluation
    B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
    C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIONS

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDICES


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Contaminants of Concern in on-site Soils

Table 2. Potential Exposure Pathways


ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980
CREG Carcinogenic Risk Evaluation Guide
ECOLOGY Washington State Department of Ecology
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
HARP ATSDR Health Activities Recommendation Panel
HSDB Hazardous Substances Data Bank
IRIS Integrated Risk Information System
MRL Minimal Risk Level
NIOSH National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PCP Pentachlorophenol
RfD Reference Dose
RI/FS Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study
RTECS Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
TOXNET Toxicology Data Network
TRI Toxic Chemical Release Inventory
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
WDOH Washington State Department of Health


UNITS OF MEASUREMENT

Human Health Effects at Various Hydrogen Sulfide Concentrations in Air
ppb Parts Per Billion
ppm Parts Per Million
g/day Grams per day
mg/l Milligrams Per Liter = Parts Per Million
mg/kg Milligrams Per Kilogram = Parts Per Million
mg/kg/day Milligrams Per Kilogram Per Day
g/l

Micrograms Per Liter = Parts Per Billion



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