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HEALTH CONSULTATION

(EXPOSURE INVESTIGATION)

Mile Run Brook Downstream of Rhodia, Incorporated

RHODIA, INCORPORATED
(a/k/a RHONE-POULENC CHEMICAL COMPANY
NEW BRUNSWICK, MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY


APPENDIX

Table A1. Concentrations of volatile organic contaminants detected in the Mile Run Brook surface water downstream from Rhodia Inc. site.

Contaminanta Sample Location and Concentration Detected in µg/L
1 1A 1B 2 2A 2B 5 5A 5C
Acetone NAb 3.9 Jc 3.2 J NA 3.7 J 4.5 J NA 3.6 J 3 J J
Chloroform NA 0.79 J 0.62 J NA 1.8 J 1.6 J NA 0.97 J 0.8 J
Toluene NA 0.27 J NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

aChloromethane, vinyl chloride, bromomethane, chloroethane, 1,1-dichloroethane, carbon disulfide, trans-1,2-dichloroethane, cis-1,2-dichloroethane, 1,1-dichloroethane, 2-butanone, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, carbon tetrachloride, 1,2-dichloroethane, benzene, trichloroethene, 1,2-dichloropropane, bromodichloromethane, cis-1,3-dichloropropane, trans-1,3-dichloropropane, 4-methyl-2-pentanone, 1,1,2-trichloroethane, tetrachloroethene, 2-hexanone, dibromochloromethane, chlorobenzene, 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane, ethylbenzene, m&p xylene, o-xylene, styrene, bromoform, 1,2-dichloroethane-d4, 4-bromofluorobenzene and toluene-d8 were analyzed for but not detected. Methylene chloride was detected in the blank.
bNA - Not available
cJ - laboratory qualifier that indicates that the result is greater than the method detection limit but less than the CRDL


Table A2. Concentrations of metals detected in the Mile Run Brook surface water downstream from the Rhodia Inc. site.

Contaminanta Sample Location and Concentration Detected in µg/L
1 2 5A 5C
Aluminum 54 Bb 39 B 42 B NAc
Barium 77 89 88 89
Calcium 29,000 28,000 28,000 29,000
Copper 11 B NA 9.3 B NA
Iron 320 220 190 170
Lithium 7.7 B 6.9 B 6.7 B 6.4 B
Magnesium 9,500 9,200 9,200 9,400
Manganese 33 34 27 51
Phosphorus 120 B 140 B 130 B 100 B
Potassium 4,500 4,100 3,900 4,100
Sodium 26,000 25,000 25,000 25,000
Strontium 210 190 190 200
Zinc 15 B 19 B 16 B 18 B

aAntimony, arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, lead, molybdenum, nickel, selenium, silver, thallium and vanadium were analyzed for but not detected.
bB - analyte concentration is between MDL and PQL
cNot Available


Table A3. Concentrations of SVOCs detected in the soil samples collected along the Mile Run Brook downstream from Rhodia Inc. site.

Contaminanta Sample Location and Concentration Detected in mg/kg
1 2 5A 5B 5C 5D
Cumene 0.038 Jb NAc 0.024 J 0.025 J 0.018 J NA
1,4-Dichlorobenzene 0.03 J NA 0.024 J 0.021 J 0.03 J NA
1,2-Dichlorobenzene NA NA 0.019 J 0.018 J NA NA
4-Methylphenol NA NA 0.28 J 0.02 J NA NA
Camphor NA NA NA 0.067 J NA NA
Naphthalene 0.051 J 0.026 J 0.17 J 0.088 J 0.08 J NA
Benzoic Acid NA NA 0.41 J 0.12 J 0.21 J NA
2-Methylnaphthalene 0.078 J NA 0.092 J 0.044 J 0.062 J NA
Acenaphthylene 0.062 J 0.047 J 0.12 J 0.072 J 0.1 J 0.029
Acenaphthene 0.19 J 0.04 J 0.2 J 0.12 J 0.11 J NA
Dibenzofuran 0.1 J 0.029 J 0.19 J NA 0.099 J NA
Fluorene 0.21 J 0.057 J 0.31 J 0.13 J 0.18 J 0.017 J
Diethylphthalate NA NA NA NA NA 0.052 J
Phenanthrene 1.8 J 0.71 J 3.0 J 1.6 J 2.0 0.25 J
Anthracene 0.3 J 0.091 J 0.55 J 0.24 J 0.25 J 0.046 J
Carbazole 0.21 J 0.076 J 0.34 J NA 0.21 J 0.029 J
Di-n-butylphthalate 0.029 J NA 0.06 J NA 0.074 J NA
Fluoranthene 2.6 1.3 3.4 2.4 3.0 0.52 J
Pyrene 3.4 2.4 8.6 Ed 4.0 6.7 E 1.0
Butylbenzylphthalate 0.032 J NA 0.64 J 0.24 J 0.89 J NA
Benzo[a]anthracene 1.2 0.74 1.9 1.3 1.7 0.39 J
Chrysene 1.4 0.82 2.4 1.3 2.0 0.43 J
Di-n-octylphthalate NA 0.038 J NA 0.098 J 0.12 J 0.017 J
Benzo[b]fluoranthene 1.8 0.86 2.8 1.9 2.8 0.57 J
Benzo[k]fluoranthene 1.4 0.69 1.9 0.97 1.4 0.44 J
Benzo[a]pyrene 1.1 0.47 J 1.8 0.97 1.5 0.3 J
Indeno[1,2,3-cd]anthracene 0.47 J 0.26 J 0.9 0.44 J 0.85 0.18 J
Dibenzo[a,h]anthracene 0.082 J 0.04 J 0.1 J 0.11 J 0.2 J NA
Benzo[g,h,i]perylene 0.41 J 0.24 J 0.82 0.4 J 0.71 0.13 J
PCB (Aroclor 1248) 0.214 0.117 0.308 1.06 0.481 0.000987

aCamphene, bis(2-chloroathyl)ether, phenol, 2-chlorophenol, 1,3-dichlorobenzene, benzyl alcohol, bis(2-chloroisopropyl)ether, 2-methylphenol, hexachloroethane, n-nitroso-di-n-propylamine, nitrobenzene, isophorone, 2-nitrophenol, 2,4-dimethylphenol, bis(2-chloroethoxy)methane, 2,4-dichlorophenol, 1,2,4-dichlorobenzene, 4-chloroanilene, hexachlorobutadiene, 4-chloro-3-methylphenol, hexachlorocyclopentadiene, 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, 2,4,5-trichlorophenol, 2-chloronaphthalene, 2-nitroaniline, coumarin, dimethyphthalate, 2,6-dinitrotoluene, 3-nitroaniline, 2,4-dinitrophenol, 2,4-dinitrotoluene, 4-nitrophenol, 4-chlorophenyl-phenylether, 4-nitrotoluene, 4,6-dinitro-2-methylphenol, n-nitrosodiphenylamine, 4-bromophenyl-phenylether, hexachlorobenzene, pentachlorophenol and 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine were analyzed for but not detected. Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phtalate was detected in the blank.
bJ - estimated value
cNA - Not Available
dconcentration exceeded the calibration range


Table A4. Concentrations of metals detected in the soil samples collected along the Mile Run Brook downstream from the Rhodia Inc. site.

Contaminanta Sample Location and Concentration Detected in mg/kg
1 2 5A 5B 5C 5D
Aluminum 7,800 7,800 6,600 7,600 7,500 7,000
Arsenic NAb NA NA NA 6.9 Bc NA
Barium 130 95 82 140 180 48
Beryllium 0.57 0.76 0.51 0.53 0.53 0.85
Cadmium 0.78 1.6 1.7 3.3 2.4 1.2
Calcium 1,900 2,100 1,800 2,800 3,200 2,400
Chromium 28 54 40 53 47 44
Cobalt 11 15 15 17 16 15
Copper 100 110 100 220 160 170
Iron 19,000 23,000 17,000 16,000 17,000 20,000
Lead 360 110 120 290 220 120
Lithium 16 26 17 13 13 19
Magnesium 3,000 4,300 3,000 2,700 2,900 3,600
Manganese 170 210 290 210 590 250
Mercury 0.22 0.27 0.23 0.97 NA 0.22
Nickel 21 24 23 30 30 32
Phosphorus 370 470 320 450 640 280
Potassium 1,400 1,600 1,300 1,100 1,200 1,300
Selenium 5 B 8.8 B 5.8 B 4.5 B NA NA
Silver NA 0.57 B 0.53 B 0.8 B 0.63 B NA
Sodium 270 290 200 230 260 260
Strontium 18 14 11 20 24 11
Vanadium 19 21 19 27 27 17
Zinc 350 220 200 320 300 320

aAntimony, molybdenum and thallium were analyzed for but not detected.
bNA - Not available
cB - value is between the minimum detection level (MDL) and practical quantitation level (PQL)

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