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Mercury Policy Project
At the root of this controversy are two competing studies that showed different effects resulting from mercury exposure. What's resulted ... mercury, PCBs and DDT -- but declined for dioxins and chlordane. American Academy of Pediatrics issues policy statement on mercury in vaccines Contains specific recommendations for clinicians on how to reduce infant exposure to mercury ...
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Mercury Policy Project
The extent of the neurological damage varies with the level of mercury exposure. This report demonstrates for the first time that mercury levels previously considered safe are damaging babies and affecting children's ... of decreased motor activity and relied on the Seychelles study to set a limit for mercury exposure three times higher than the level proposed by EPA. Since there is a controversy over ...
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New Rules Project - Environment - Mercury Pollution Rules
Mercury Assessment Home - United Nations Programme Mercury Exposure: The World's Toxic Time Bomb - Ban Mercury Working Group (Ban Hg-Wg), January 2003 Mercury Pollution Rules Mercury ...
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Mercury in Schools
Full Title: Specifying and Sourcing Mercury-Free HVAC and Building Equipment Full Work Author: INFORM Inc. Abstract: While manufacturers of building equipment have made substantial progress in reducing or eliminating mercury ...
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MedlinePlus: Mercury
Exposure to high levels can damage the brain and kidneys. Pregnant women can pass the mercury in their bodies to their babies. It is important to protect your family from mercury exposure. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Start Here Mercury(Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) Also available in Spanish Mercury: Basic Information( ...
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EPA's Roadmap for Mercury | Mercury | US EPA
Chapter 4: Communicating to the Public About Mercury Exposure Risks (PDF) (7 pgs., 491 KB) Chapter 5: Addressing International Mercury Sources (PDF) (10 pgs., 553 KB) Chapter 6: Conducting Mercury ...
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Schools and Mercury | Mercury | US EPA
Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Metallic Mercury Exposure Alert - ATSDR's National Alert about metallic mercury in schools and ritual use of mercury. Getting Mercury Out of Schools and Communities- ... Mercury Home Basic Information Where You Live Frequent Questions Spills, Disposal & Cleanup Fish Consumption Advisories EPA's Roadmap for Mercury Power Plant Emissions Human Health Human Exposure ...
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MERCURY IN FISH
Mercury is commonly found in fresh water fish and only in a few types of saltwater fish. Mercury can cross the placenta and influence the neurological development of the fetus. Mercury exposure can affect how a baby learns, moves, and behaves. High levels of mercury in the ...
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Mercury - Health and Environmental Effects
Projects MERCURY AND HEALTH Mercury is toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption with acute and chronic exposure effects including central nervous system and kidney damage. Acute exposure ... mercury exposure. Health Effects of Mercury Fish Advisories Mercury in the Healthcare Industry EPA's Roadmap for Mercury Listed below are Web sites, manuals, articles and brochures on how mercury ...
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Mercury Speciation
Exposure to divalent mercury should be assessed using the RfD for mercuric chloride (divalent mercury). Inhalation of divalent mercury should be assessed using the RfC for elemental mercury ...
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