Reporting Forms and Instructions

This page provides information on facility reporting criteria, downloadable sample reporting forms, and the primary guidance document for TRI reporting.

Reporting Instructions (RY 2019)

Reporting Forms and Instructions (RFI) Guidance Document
Use the links below to view the RFI. The RFI contains details on how to determine if TRI reporting is required, how to fill out reporting forms (including detailed explanations of every reporting element on the form), and changes to reporting requirements (if any) for the current reporting year.

Table of Contents

Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Reporting Forms and Instructions Revised 2019 Version (View Document)

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice

Important Information for Reporting Year (RY) 2019

New Information for RY 2019
Other Important Information

A. General Information

A.1 Who Must Report
A.2 How to Submit Forms
A.3 Trade Secret Claims
A.4 Recordkeeping
A.5 How to Revise, Withdraw or Cancel TRI Data
A.6 When the TRI Report Must Be Submitted
A.7 How to Obtain the TRI Reporting Forms
A.8 What to Do If You Do Not Need to Submit any TRI Reports?

B. How to Determine if Your Facility Must Submit a Form R or Is Eligible to Use the Form A Certification Statement

B.1 Full-Time Employee Determination
B.2 Primary NAICS Code Determination
B.3 Activity Determination
B.4 Threshold Determinations
B.5 Release and Other Waste Management Determinations for Metals, Metal Category Compounds, and Nitrate Compounds
B.6. Facility Eligibility Determination for Alternate Threshold and for Reporting on TRI Form A Certification Statement

Instructions for Completing TRI Forms R and A

C. Part I. Facility Identification Information (Form R & A)

Section 1. Reporting Year
Section 2. Trade Secret Information
Section 3. Certification
Section 4. Facility Identification
Section 5. Parent Company Information

D. Part II. Chemical Identification Information (Form R & A)

Section 1. EPCRA Section 313 Chemical Identity (Form R & A)
Section 2. Mixture Component Identity (Form R & A)
Section 3. Activities and Uses of the EPCRA Section 313 Chemical at the Facility (Form R)
Section 4. Maximum Amount of the EPCRA Section 313 Chemical On-site at Any Time during the Calendar Year (Form R)
Section 5. Quantity of the Toxic Chemical Entering Each Environmental Medium On-site (Form R)
Section 6. Transfer(s) of the Toxic Chemical in Wastes to Off-Site Locations (Form R)
Section 7. On-Site Waste Treatment, Energy Recovery, and Recycling Methods (Form R)
Section 8. Source Reduction and Waste Management (Form R)
Section 9. Miscellaneous Information (Form R & A)

E. Instructions for Completing Form R Schedule 1 (Dioxin and Dioxin-like Compounds)

E.1 What is the Form R Schedule 1?
E.2 Who is required to file a Form R Schedule 1?
E.3 What information is reported on the Form R Schedule 1?
E.4 How do I report Form R Schedule 1 Data?

F. Optional Facility-Level Information and Non-Reporting

Table I. NAICS Codes

Table II. EPCRA Section 313 Chemical List For Reporting Year 2019 (including Toxic Chemical Categories)

Chemical Qualifiers
Combined List of Individually-Listed Chemicals and Chemical Categories Subject to EPCRA Section 313

Table III. Removal and Destruction Rates for POTWs

Appendix A. Trade Secret Submissions

Introduction to Trade Secret Reporting
A.1 Instructions for Trade Secret Submissions
A.2 Supplemental Form R and Form A Instructions
Part I. Facility Identification Information
Part II. Chemical Identification Information

Downloadable Materials

Download Supporting Files for Reporting Year (RY) 2019:

The TRI reporting forms on this page are for reference only. Do not submit these forms to EPA. All facilities are required to submit their TRI data electronically using the TRI-MEweb application, per the TRI Electronic Reporting Rule.

Reporting Criteria

If a facility meets all three of the criteria below, it must prepare and submit a Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting form for each chemical for which the reporting requirement is triggered:

Archives

The TRI reporting forms on this page are for reference only. Do not submit these forms to EPA. All facilities are required to submit their TRI data electronically using the TRI-MEweb application, per the TRI Electronic Reporting Rule.

2018

RY 2018 Downloadable Materials
RY 2018 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(206 pp, 6.2 MB, December 2018)
RY 2018 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 101 KB, November 2018)
RY 2018 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 59 KB, November 2018)
RY 2018 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 40 KB, November 2018)
Technical Appendix B to the RSEI Methodology Document (PDF)(88 pp, 401 KB, June 2013)
2018 Standardized Parent Company Names (XLSX)(1.7 MB, March 2019)
RY 2018 TRI Chemical Synonyms (XLSX)(338 KB, March 2019)
RY 2018 TRI Chemical List (XLSX)(45 KB, March 2019)

2017-2010

RY 2017 Reporting Materials
RY 2017 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(187 pp, 3.5 MB, December 2017)
RY 2017 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 661 KB, January 2018)
RY 2017 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 575 KB, January 2018)
RY 2017 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 284 KB, January 2018)
Technical Appendix B to the RSEI Methodology Document (PDF)(88 pp, 401 KB, June 2013)
2017 Standardized Parent Company Names (XLSX)(1.6 MB, March 2019)
RY2017 TRI Chemical List (XLSX)(45 KB, April 2018)
RY 2016 Reporting Materials
RY 2016 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(186 pp, 5.4 MB, November 2016)
RY 2016 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 1.1 MB, May 2014)
RY 2016 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 758 KB, November 2016)
RY 2016 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 892 KB, May 2014)
Technical Appendix B to the RSEI Methodology Document (PDF)(88 pp, 401 KB, June 2013)
2016 Standardized Parent Company Names (XLSX)(669 KB, November 2015)
RY2016 TRI Chemical List (XLSX)(45 KB, December 2016)
RY 2015 Reporting Materials
RY 2015 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(212 pp, 3.8 MB, November 2015)
RY 2015 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 1.1 MB, May 2014)
RY 2015 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 758 KB, November 2015)
RY 2015 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 892 KB, May 2014)
Technical Appendix B to the RSEI Methodology Document (PDF)(88 pp, 401 KB, June 2013)
RY2015 TRI Chemical List (XLSX)(45 KB, November 2015)
RY 2014 Reporting Materials
RY 2014 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(215 pp, 2.6 MB, November 2014)
RY 2014 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 1.1 MB, May 2014)
RY 2014 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 758 KB, November 2014)
RY 2014 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 892 KB, May 2014)
2014 Standardized Parent Company Names (XLSX)(646 KB, November 2014)
RY2014 TRI Chemical List (XLSX)(47 KB, December 2013)
RY 2013 Reporting Materials
RY 2013 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(207 pp, 1.7 MB, December 2013)
RY 2013 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 89 KB, September 2012)
RY 2013 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 108 KB, December 2013)
RY 2013 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 60 KB, September 2012)
2013 Standardized Parent Company Names (XLSX)(2.0 MB, December 2013)
RY 2012 Reporting Materials
RY 2012 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(205 pp, 2.6 MB, January 2013)
RY 2012 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 89 KB, September 2012)
RY 2012 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 108 KB, January 2013)
RY 2012 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 60 KB, September 2012)
2012 Standardized Parent Company Names (PDF)(98 pp, 784 KB, January 2013)
RY 2011 Reporting Materials
RY 2011 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(193 pp, 5.3 MB, November 2011)
RY 2011 - Form R (PDF)(6 pp, 1.4 MB, September 2011)
RY 2011 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 1.6 MB, November 2011)
RY 2011 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 657 KB, September 2011)
2011 Standardized Parent Company Names (PDF)(102 pp, 1.7 MB, November 2011)
RY 2010 Reporting Materials
RY 2010 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(191 pp, 2.7 MB, November 2010)
RY 2010 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 1.1 MB, September 2009)
RY 2010 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 1.1 MB, November 2010)
RY 2010 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 765 KB, September 2009)
2010 Standardized Parent Company Names (PDF)(90 pp, 209 KB, November 2010)

2009-2000

RY 2009 Reporting Materials
RY 2009 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(213 pp, 3.6 MB, September 2009)
RY 2009 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 33 KB, September 2009)
RY 2009 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(4 pp, 27 KB, September 2009)
RY 2009 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 16 KB, September 2009)
RY 2008 Reporting Materials
RY 2008 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(212 pp, 2.5 MB, September 2008)
RY 2008 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 33 KB, July 2008)
RY 2008 - Form R Schedule 1 (PDF)(8 pp, 46 KB, September 2008)
RY 2008 - Form A (PDF)(4 pp, 64 KB, February 2009)
RY 2007 Reporting Materials
RY 2007 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(206 pp, 5.9 MB, February 2008)
RY 2007 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 36 KB, December 2007)
RY 2007 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 21 KB, December 2007)
RY 2006 Reporting Materials
RY 2006 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(206 pp, 2.4 MB, December 2006)
RY 2006 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 101 KB, July 2006)
RY 2006 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 39 KB, October 2006)
RY 2005 Reporting Materials
RY 2005 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(190 pp, 1.1 MB, December 2005)
RY 2005 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 35 KB, July 2005)
RY 2005 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 19 KB, July 2005)
RY 2005 - De minimis Level for Naphthalene (PDF)(2 pp, 6 KB, December 2005)
RY 2004 Reporting Materials
RY 2004 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(205 pp, 1.3 MB, December 2004)
RY 2004 - Form R (PDF)(10 pp, 77 KB, January 2004)
RY 2004 - Form A (PDF)(4 pp, 39 KB, January 2004)
RY 2003 Reporting Materials
RY 2003 - TRI Reporting Forms & Instructions (PDF)(201 pp, 1.9 MB, January 2004)
RY 2003 - Form R (PDF)(10 pp, 32 KB, January 2004)
RY 2003 - Form A (PDF)(4 pp, 39 KB, January 2004)
RY 2002 Reporting Materials
RY 2002 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(195 pp, 3.0 MB, February 2003)
RY 2002 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 256 KB, February 2003)
RY 2002 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 105 KB, February 2003)
RY 2001 Reporting Materials
RY 2001 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(192 pp, 1.8 MB, January 2002)
RY 2001 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 1.1 MB, December 2000)
RY 2001 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 520 KB, December 2000)
RY 2000 Reporting Materials
RY 2000 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(188 pp, 1.5 MB, March 2001)
RY 2000 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 1.2 MB, December 2000)
RY 2000 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 531 KB, December 2000)

1999-1988

RY 1999 Reporting Materials
RY 1999 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(184 pp, 12.2 MB, January 2000)
RY 1999 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 250 KB, March 1997)
RY 1999 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 101 KB, March 1997)
RY 1998 Reporting Materials
RY 1998 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(172 pp, 10.9 MB, January 1999)
RY 1998 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 236 KB, March 1997)
RY 1998 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 105 KB, March 1997)
RY 1997 Reporting Materials
RY 1997 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(194 pp, 10.9 MB, January 1998)
RY 1997 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 1.5 MB, March 1997)
RY 1997 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 410 KB, October 1994)
RY 1996 Reporting Materials
RY 1996 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(158 pp, 8.4 MB, April 1997)
RY 1996 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 1.5 MB, March 1997)
RY 1996 - Form A (PDF)(2 pp, 194 KB, October 1994)
RY 1995 Reporting Materials
RY 1995 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(172 pp, 9.2 MB, December 1995)
RY 1995 - Form R (PDF)(9 pp, 2.2 MB, November 1994)
RY 1994 Reporting Materials
RY 1994 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(152 pp, 32.2 MB, February 1995)
RY 1994 - Form R (PDF)(9 pp, 2.3 MB, November 1994)
RY 1993 Reporting Materials
RY 1993 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(140 pp, 7.6 MB, December 1992)
RY 1993 - Form R (PDF)(9 pp, 2.8 MB, December 1993)
RY 1992 Reporting Materials
RY 1992 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(128 pp, 7.3 MB, December 1992)
RY 1992 - Form R (PDF)(7 pp, 2.1 MB, December 1992)
RY 1991 Reporting Materials
RY 1991 - TRI Reporting Form R & Instructions (PDF)(138 pp, 7.7 MB, April 1992)
RY 1991 - Form R (PDF)(9 pp, 546 KB, December 1991)
RY 1990 Reporting Materials
RY 1990 - TRI Reporting Package (PDF)(190 pp, 9.3 MB, December 1990)
RY 1990 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 176 KB, December 1990)
RY 1989 Reporting Materials
RY 1989 - TRI Reporting Package (PDF)(229 pp, 12.2 MB, December 1989)
RY 1989 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 1.5 MB, December 1989)
RY 1988 Reporting Materials
RY 1988 - TRI Reporting Package (PDF)(249 pp, 12.3 MB, December 1988)
RY 1988 - Form R (PDF)(5 pp, 2.0 MB, December 1988)