Location: Wharton, NJ 07885
Years of Operation: 1880-Present
Picatinny Arsenal opened in 1880 as the Dover Powder Depot. The site was later renamed Picatinny Powder Depot. During World War II, this location became a production site for large ammunition. It continued armament activities through the 20th century, and it’s currently a hub for military scientists, engineers, and technicians.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Increased cholesterol|
Reproductive, developmental, liver, kidney, and immunological issues in laboratory animals. Tumors in animals. (Source)
If you were stationed at Picatinny Arsenal and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.