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EXPOSURE INVESTIGATION

VOGEL PAINT AND WAX COMPANY
MAURICE, SIOUX COUNTY, IOWA




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Table 1. Contaminant Concentrations in Environmental Media at the Vogel Paint and Wax Site [5]
Contaminant Concentration Range
in Groundwater (ppm*)
Concentration Range
in Surface Water (ppm)
Concentration Range
in Soil** (ppm)
ArsenicNA***NA4.8-12.1
Beryllium0.02-0.02NANA
CadmiumND****-0.07ND0.2-6.4
Chromium (total)ND-0.08ND-0.0124.9-14.9
LeadND-0.32ND-0.0265.2-19.0
MercuryND-0.11ND0.01-0.04
NickelNANA10.3-25.9
ZincND-0.240.03-0.0415.5-67.3
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)
phthalate
NANA1.7-6.6
Dibutyl phthalateNANAND-0.30
AcetoneND-0.28NAND-0.37
BenzeneND-0.11NA0.1-8.0
ChloroformNANABDL-0.007
DichloromethaneND-0.42NABDL-0.14
1,2-dichloro-
propane
ND-0.07NANA
EthylbenzeneND-67ND-0.0036ND-976
Methyl ethyl ketoneND-120ND-0.037ND-0.51
Methyl isobutyl
ketone
ND-0.62NAND-0.87
TolueneND-37ND-0.0014ND-1,711
TrichloroethyleneND-0.01NAND-0.059
XylenesND-260ND-0.013ND-704
ppm = parts per million
** includes surface and subsurface soil
***NA = not analyzed
****ND = below detection


Table 2.

1991-1995 Realtime Organic Vapor Monitoring During Remediation Activities -- Vogel Paint and Wax Site [4, 6, 12, 13]
Year Downwind of
Excavation Area
(Range in ppm*)
Downwind of Sorting Area
(Range in ppm)
Downwind of
Spreading/Cells
(Range in ppm)
In Excavator/
Backhoe Cab
(Range in ppm)
1991ND** - 50NA***ND - 592
1992ND - 198ND - 191ND - 1395 - 304
1993ND - 200ND - 142ND - 241ND - 271
1994ND - 180ND - 41ND - 58ND - 447
1995ND - 258ND - 99ND - 213ND - 155
*ppm = parts per million
** ND = below detection
***NA = not analyzed


Table 3.

1992-1995 Worker Vapor Badge Analysis--Vogel Paint and Wax Site [4, 6, 12, 13]
Table 3. 1992-1995 Worker Vapor Badge Analysis--Vogel Paint and Wax Site [4, 6, 12, 13]
Year Benzene
Range
(mg/m3)
Toluene
Range
(mg/m3)
Ethyl-benzene Range
(mg/m3)
Xylenes Range
(mg/m3)
Methyl ethyl
ketone
Range
(mg/m3)
1992 < 0.2 <0.2 - 4.89 <0.2 -
42.12
<0.2 - 12.43 < 1.5 -
< 3.9
1993 <0.29 -
1.15
<0.32 - 11.6 < 0.38 -
8.63
<0.36 -
29.9
<0.29 -
6.98
1994 <0.195 -
1.08
<0.221 -
10.995
<0.254 -
17.0
<0.32 -
58.1
<0.191 -
<1.91
1995 <0.06 -
0.398
<0.06 -
0.521
<0.06 -
4.879
<0.06 -
10.018
<0.169 -
<0.60
PEL***/
ARAR****
(mg/m3)
3.25 /
0.0013
753.3 /
4.34
434.4 /
3.77
435 /
4.34
590 /
5.89
PEL/
ARAR
(ppm)
1 / 0.00004 200 /
1
100 /
1
100 /
1
200 /
2
*mg/m3 = milligrams contaminant per cubic meter of air
** NA = not found
***PEL = Permissible Exposure Limit
****ARARs = Applicable and relevant ....


Table 4.

1991-1995 Perimeter Sampling During Site Remediation Activities--
Vogel Paint and Wax Site [4, 6, 12, 13]
1991-1995 Perimeter Sampling During Site Remediation Activities--
Vogel Paint and Wax Site [4, 6, 12, 13]
Year Benzene
Range
(mg/m3*)
Toluene
Range
(mg/m3)
Ethyl-
Benzene
Range
(mg/m3)
Xylenes
Range
(mg/m3)
Methyl
ethyl
ketone
Range
(mg/m3)
1991NA**NANANANA
1992<0.020 <0.020 -
0.055
<0.020 -
0.075
<0.020 -
0.283
<0.25
1993NA 0.0007 -
0.001
0.002 -
0.007
0.003 -
0.869
NA
1994 <0.073 -
<0.076
<0.073 -
<0.076
<0.073 -
0.271
<0.073 -
1.344
<0.729 -
<0.756
1995<0.208 <0.021 -
0.031
0.042 -
0.302
0.177 -
1.250
<0.208
ARARs
(mg/m3)***
0.00134.343.774.345.8
*mg/m3 = milligrams contaminant per cubic meter of air
** NA = not found
***ARARs = Applicable and relevant ....


Table 5.

September 17, 1996 ATSDR/EPA-ERT Ambient Air Sampling During
Excavation Activities-Vogel Paint and Wax Site [7]
Contaminant Trip Blank
(ppb)*
UpwindLocation1 (ppb)UpwindLocation2 (ppb) Downwind Location
1 (ppb)
Downwind Location
2 (ppb)
Methylcyclo-hexanoneND**NDND1.3 J***ND
Methyl IsobutylketoneNDNDND2.5 JND
TolueneND & 7.3ND & 17ND & 4.412 & 264.4 & 38
EthylbenzeneND & 5.9NDND8 & 60ND & 76
XylenesND & 24.1NDND54 & 51023.9 & 650
Methyl EthylKetoneNDND & 16.4ND & 8.3ND & 9.7ND & 5.1
1,1,1-trichloroethaneNDND &0.44JND &0.28JNDND
Methylenechloride ND &
2.8J
ND &
1.6 J
ND &
1.7 J
ND &
1.8 J
ND &
3.4J
ChloromethaneNDNDND ND &
0.92 J
ND &
0.84J
DibromomethaneNDND ND &
1.2J
ND &
1.2J
ND &
1.2J
* ppb= parts per billion
** ND = below detection
*** J = estimated value, value below method detection limit


Table 6.

September 18, 1996 ATSDR/EPA-ERT Ambient Air Sampling During
Land-Spreading/Tilling Activities-Vogel Paint and Wax Site [7]
Contaminant Trip Blank
(ppb)*
Upwind
Location 1
(ppb)
Upwind Location 2 (ppb) Downwind Location 1
(ppb)
Downwind
Location 2
(ppb)
Toluene ND & 0.24J ND & 2J ND & 58 21 & 25 21 & 25
Ethylbenzene ND & 0.48J ND & 1J ND & 2.6J 45 & 56 38 & 45
Xylenes ND & 0.6 ND & 5.7 J ND & 15.2J 267 & 428 234 & 334
Methylene chloride ND & 1.1J ND & 1.8J ND &1.8J ND & 2.4 J ND & 1.4J
1,1,1
richloroeth
ane
ND ND ND & 0.48J ND ND
dibromo-
methane
ND & 1.1J ND & 2.2J ND ND & 2.2J ND& 2.1J
m-ethyl
toluene
ND ND ND ND & 2.2J ND & 2 J
* ppb= parts per billion
** ND = below detection
*** J = estimated value, value below method detection limit


Table 7.

Contaminant Comparison Values--Inhalation [5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14]
Contaminant ARAR
(ppm*)
Acute MRL
(ppm)
Intermediate
MRL (ppm)
Chronic MRL
(ppm)
Benzene0.0000450NA**NA
Toluene13NA1
Ethylbenzene1NA0.3NA
Xylenes110.70.1
Methyl ethyl
etone
2NANANA
* ppm = parts per million
** NA = not available


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