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MANY DIVERSIFIED INTERESTS, INCORPORATED
HOUSTON, HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS




APPENDIX

Table 1 Metals found in area of spilled drum contents from MDI site (all units in mg/kg)
Sample # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Silver <3 <3 <2 <2 <3 <2 <3 <2
Arsenic <30 <31 789 2,340 467 50.4 <35 <24
Barium 6.53 7.27 6.73 26.9 53.7 99.3 7.5 6.29
Cadmium 5.53 47.6 <5 <4 <5 4.98 <6 -
Chromium 96.1 426 84.3 115 <3 43.6 <3 <2
Copper 38 82.8 89.1 119 15.4 159 8.53 5.81
Mercury 0.521 0.285 - 0.149 0.337 0.346 0.40 0.307
Manganese 45.8 151 1,130 435 39 36.8 80 46
Nickel 2,540 2,670 36,100 43,900 5,280 10,700 223 6,050
Lead 535 1,840 <28 38.8 <30 348 <39 <26
Selenium 121 45.4 <37 36.4 <40 67.7 <51 122
Zinc <4 <4 <3 98.8 67.8 2,070 101 66
Molybdenum 74,800 32,000 28,700 41,900 45,800 58,300 70,500 41,800
Vanadium 2,130 8,460 19,400 32,900 8,870 11,200 236 70.9


Table 2.

INORGANIC CONSTITUENTS IN SOIL NEAR MDI SITE (all units in mg/kg)
  ADJACENT RESIDENCES BRUCE ELEMENTARY
PLAYGROUND
DRAINAGE
AREA
ON - SITE BACKGROUND
SO-1
0-3"
SO-2
3-6"
SO-3
3-6"
SO-4
3-6"
SO-5
0-3"
SO-11 SO-13 SO-14 DUPLICATES SO-8
3-6"
SO-9
3-6"
SO-10
0-3"
SO-6
0-3"
SO-7
3-6"
SO-16 SO-17 SO-12 SO-15
ALUMINUM 10,600 5,130 8,470 7,840 6,760 3,420 3,450 4,200 4,280 12,600 780 2,520 2,450 2,590 4,880 4,490 4,420
ANTIMONY 7.3 3 4.4 3 12.8 0.49 0.46 13.6 14.2 0.47 4.9 4.6 0.43 0.43 0.45 2 1.1
ARSENIC 24.4 5.4 6.4 8.2 7.3 2.4 3.1 99.7 116 28.4 25.2 20.5 5.6 6.3 4.9 4.7 3
BARIUM 959 431 305 833 536 92.9 93.1 342 221 54.3 39.9 68.7 33.3 33.1 128 184 213
BERYLLIUM 0.67 0.42 0.7 0.67 0.52 0.38 0.41 0.26 0.26 0.24 0.22 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.47 0.52 0.42
CADMIUM 6.2 3.8 1 2.4 3.7 0.23 0.23 15 17.8 0.24 0.34 0.53 0.21 0.21 2.4 1.1 1
CALCIUM 33,300 84,300 16,700 19,100 16,100 5,470 6,810 22,600 26,800 22,700 2340 22,900 235 335 64,200 9,920 7,930
CHROMIUM 45.9 34.9 20.8 26.8 48.3 8.7 8.8 2,450 2,620 197 116 936 33.9 45.4 8.3 7.9 9.4
COBALT 9.1 5.7 4.9 4.6 5.7 2.1 2.3 34.8 34.9 262 12.1 22.8 6 6.1 3 3.3 3.5
COPPER 362 114 59.9 8,470 150 9.3 10.3 826 940 122 299 448 29.9 32.5 15.9 15.3 17.8
IRON 32,300 26,400 14,500 19,700 25,500 4,240 4,710 327,000 293,000 74,100 92,600 199,000 13,500 15,300 5,570 6,640 5,900
LEAD 1,170 566 621 819 1,030 59.1 83.5 1,810 1,880 110 60.7 103 19.7 23.7 55.3 64.4 114
MAGNESIUM 2,010 3,190 1,190 1,260 990 667 644 9,000 9,920 400 278 6,300 380 445 1,390 627 732
MANGANESE 504 771 274 360 383 83.2 92.7 22,100 28,000 530 568 6,000 158 197 217 294 264
MERCURY 0.35 0.38 0.58 2.5 0.42 0.11 0.37 0.37 0.27 0.12 0.11 0.12 0.11 0.11 0.19 0.12 0.14
NICKEL 31.1 24.8 20 11 37.3 8 7.8 1,040 1,070 4,430 240 725 176 167 7.2 7.3 12
POTASSIUM 1,400 831 972 1,000 906 504 454 1,200 1,240 133 74.5 117 117 122 616 314 432
SELENIUM 1.7 1.2 0.47 1.2 0.8 0.46 0.46 16 15.9 3 3.3 6.9 0.53 0.49 0.45 0.49 0.47
SILVER 1.5 0.47 0.47 1.2 0.61 0.46 0.46 13 14.4 0.47 0.44 0.83 0.43 0.43 0.45 0.47 0.47
SODIUM 318 172 194 213 188 59 70.3 1,040 1,160 81 83.5 96 47.1 46 376 112 85.7
THALLIUM 0.56 0.97 0.64 0.59 1.1 0.46 0.46 21.5 23.4 0.47 1 5.6 0.48 0.5 0.45 0.82 0.92
VANADIUM 23.4 17 28.4 28 21.4 8.8 10.3 166 191 162 8.9 107 28.8 39.4 13.6 18 11.9
ZINC 2,270 1,060 608 1,500 1,440 71.4 86.4 9,460 10,400 278 354 349 47.6 51.7 113 1,480 415


Table 3.

INORGANIC CONSTITUENTS IN BUFFALO BAYOU SEDIMENT NEAR MDI SITE (all units in mg/kg)
  UPSTREAM SAMPLES DOWNSTREAM SAMPLES
SE-1 SE-2 SE-3 SE-4 SE-5 DUPLICATES
SE-6 SE-7
ALUMINUM 382 917 2,520 3,320 3,200 1,450 1,670
ANTIMONY 0.48 0.57 0.55 0.72 0.62 0.52 0.54
ARSENIC 0.72 0.82 2.3 3.4 3.3 1.5 2.2
BARIUM 11.8 41.3 102 157 134 106 91.7
BERYLLIUM 0.24 0.25 0.34 0.5 0.47 0.26 0.31
CADMIUM 0.24 0.25 0.33 0.53 0.4 0.37 0.36
CALCIUM 2,950 5,080 11,700 17,800 14,600 9,110 10,800
CHROMIUM 1.5 3 8.6 11 10.2 9.1 7.5
COBALT 0.68 1.2 3 4.8 3.6 2.1 2.5
COPPER 2.4 4.9 16.6 27.7 18.1 15.4 16.5
IRON 743 1,590 4,110 5,510 5,110 2,540 2,920
LEAD 9.2 20.2 37.6 53 45.8 58.3 36.4
MAGNESIUM 204 474 1,160 1,850 1,450 775 977
MANGANESE 17.2 48.1 141 241 184 76.8 101
MERCURY 0.12 0.12 0.14 0.18 0.16 0.13 0.13
NICKEL 1.3 3.1 6.4 9.5 7.6 4.9 8.8
POTASSIUM 77 161 351 1,290 449 195 248
SELENIUM 0.48 0.5 0.55 0.72 0.62 0.52 0.54
SILVER 0.48 0.5 0.55 0.72 0.62 0.52 0.54
SODIUM 86.9 132 196 826 240 193 243
THALLIUM 0.48 0.5 0.55 0.72 0.62 0.52 0.54
VANADIUM 1.7 3.6 8.6 11.4 10.8 5.4 6.3
ZINC 16.9 30.9 114 178 137 80.9 93.5


Table 4.

SOIL SAMPLE RESULTS (mg/kg)
EXCEEDANCES OF HEALTH ASSESSMENT COMPARISON VALUES (CVs)
  On-Site Drainage
Area
Residences
near MDI
Background
(BG)
Comparison
Value (CV)
Source
of CV
Arsenic 5.6 - 28.4 99.7 - 116 5.4 - 24.4 3.0 - 4.9 20 MRL/RfD
Lead below CV 1,810 - 1,880 566 - 1,170 55.3 - 114 400 (approx.) IUBK Model*
Manganese below CV 22,100 - 18,000 below CV 217 - 294 7,000 RfD
Nickel 167 - 4,430 1,040 - 1,070 below CV 7.2 - 12 1,000 RfD
ADDITIONAL CONTAMINANTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN
Antimony BG range 13.6 - 14.2 3 - 12.8 0.45 - 2 20 RfD
Copper 29.9 - 448 826 - 940 59.9 - 8,470 15.3 - 17.8 none -
Iron 13,500 -
199,000
293,000 -
327,000
14,500 - 32,300 5,570 6,640 none -
Thallium BG range 21.5 - 23.4 BG range 0.45 - 0.92 none -

*The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Integrated Uptake Biokinetic Model

Table 5.

RANGE OF INORGANIC CONSTITUENTS IN SOIL NEAR MDI SITE (all units in mg/kg)
  RESIDENCES BRUCE
ELEM.
DRAINAGE
AREA
ON - SITE BACKGROUND COMPARISON
VALUE
ALUMINUM 5,130 - 10,600 3,420 - 3,450 4,200 - 4,280 780 - 12,600 4,420 - 4,880 NONE
ANTIMONY 3 - 12.8 0.46 - 0.49 13.6 - 14.2 0.43 - 4.9 0.45 - 2 20C* 300A**
ARSENIC 5.4 - 24.4 2.4 - 3.1 99.7 - 116 5.6 - 28.4 3 - 4.9 20C 200A
BARIUM 305 - 959 92.9 - 93.1 221 - 342 33.1 - 68.7 128 - 213 4,000C 50,000A
BERYLLIUM 0.42 -0.7 0.38 - 0.41 0.26 - 0.26 0.21 - 0.24 0.42 - 0.52 300C 4,000A
CADMIUM 1 - 6.2 0.23 - 0.23 15 - 17.8 0.21 - 0.53 1 - 2.4 40C 500A
CALCIUM 16,000 - 84,300 5,470 - 6,810 22,600 - 26,800 235 - 22,900 7,930 - 64,200 NONE
CHROMIUM 20.8 - 48.3 8.7 - 8.8 2,450 - 2,620 33.9 - 936 7.9 - 9.4 50,000C 100,000A
COBALT 4.6 - 9.1 2.1 - 2.3 34.8 - 34.9 6 - 262 3 - 3.5 NONE
COPPER 59.9 - 8,470 9.3 - 10.3 826 - 940 29.9 - 448 15.3 - 17.8 NONE
IRON 14,500 - 32,300 4,240 - 4,710 293,000 - 327,000 13,500 - 199,000 5,570 - 6,640 NONE
LEAD 566 - 1,170 59.1 - 83.5 1,810 - 1,880 19.7 - 110 55.3 - 114 NONE
MAGNESIUM 990 - 3,190 644 - 667 9,000 - 9,920 278 - 6,300 627 - 1,390 NONE
MANGANESE 274 - 771 83.2 - 92.7 22,100 - 28,000 158 - 6,000 217 - 294 7,000C 100,000A
MERCURY 0.35 - 2.5 0.11 - 0.37 0.27 - 0.37 0.11 - 0.12 0.12 - 0.19 NONE
NICKEL 11 - 37.3 7.8 - 8 1,040 - 1,070 167 - 4,430 7.2 - 12 1,000C 10,000A
POTASSIUM 831 - 1,400 454 - 504 1,200 - 1,240 74.5 - 133 314 - 616 NONE
SELENIUM 0.47 - 1.7 0.46 - 0.46 15.9 - 16 0.49 - 6.9 0.45 - 0.49 100C 1,000A
SILVER 0.47 - 1.5 0.46 - 0.46 13 - 14.4 0.43 - 0.83 0.45 - 0.47 300C 4,000A
SODIUM 172 - 318 59 - 70.3 1,040 - 1,160 46 - 96 85.7 - 376 NONE
THALLIUM 0.56 - 1.1 0.46 - 0.46 21.5 - 23.4 0.47 - 5.6 0.45 - 0.92 NONE
VANADIUM 17 - 28.4 8.8 - 10.3 166 - 191 8.9 - 107 11.9 - 18 200C 2,000A
ZINC 608 - 2,270 71.4 - 86.4 9,460 - 10,400 47.6 - 354 113 - 1,480 20,000C 100,000A

*CHILD     **ADULT


PREPARERS OF THE REPORT

Lisa R. Williams, M.S.
Toxicologist
Health Risk Assessment and Toxicology Program

John F. Villanacci, Ph.D.
Director
Health Risk Assessment and Toxicology Program


ATSDR REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE

George Pettigrew, P.E.
Senior Regional Representative
ATSDR - Region 6

ATSDR TECHNICAL PROJECT OFFICER

William Greim
Environmental Health Scientist
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Superfund Site Assessment Branch


CERTIFICATION

The Many Diversified Interests, Inc Health Consultation was prepared by the Texas Departmentof Health under the a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and DiseaseRegistry (ATSDR). It is in accordance with approved methodology and procedures existing atthe time the Health Consultation was initiated.

William Greim
Technical Project Officer, SPS, SSAB, DHAC

The Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, ATSDR, has reviewed this HealthConsultation and concurs with its findings.

Richard Gillig
Chief, SPS, SSAB, DHAC, ATSDR

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