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Mercury In King County: Vehicles with Mercury Switches
Mercury Switches You are in: HazWaste Mercury Vehicle switches Vehicles with Mercury Switches Vehicles with Mercury Switches Many American-made vehicles contain mercury switches in hood and trunk lights and in anti-lock brake systems (ABS). The mercury ...
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The Consumer Recycling Guide: Recycling More Obscure Materials (toxics, batteries, mercury, computers, eyeglasses, foam peanuts)
Mercury Switches Fluorescent bulbs contain a small amount of mercury vapor. Older wall-mounted thermostats have a ball of shiny silvery liquid metal mercury. Thermometers with a silver (not red) column probably contain mercury. Mercury ...
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Mercury - FAQs
U.S. EPA Mercury Pages Region 5 - Auto Mercury Switch Removal Information includes how to find, remove and replace mercury switches used in vehicle convenience lighting. Mercury ...
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Mercury - Government Projects
Mercury Switch Removal Programs Full Work Author: Michelle Gaither, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center Abstract: Background information on mercury switches in vehicles, a synopsis of mercury ...
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Pollution Probe - Publications Mercury
Download this report in PDF format (101KB) Background Study on Increasing Recycling of End-of-Life Mercury ... ' Guide November 2001 This handbook was written to facilitate the recovery of automotive mercury switches from the convenience lighting of end-of-life automobiles. This guidebook details ...
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Mercury In King County:Products Containing Mercury
The Household Appliance Mercury Switch Removal Manual (Vermont Mercury Education and Reduction Campaign, 2002. PDF, 1.3 MB) shows where these switches are located and ... for the recycling of mercury batteries. Car switches that control hood and trunk lights in some vehicles contain mercury. Switches in some ABS systems also contain mercury, as do some car ...
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Safe Mercury Management | Wastes | US EPA
Mercury Contact Us Search: All EPA This Area You are here: EPA Home Mercury Safe Mercury Management Safe Mercury Management Safe Mercury Management Information SMM Home Basic Information Medical/Dental Wastes Car Switches Collection/Recycling Schools Mercury ...
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EPA's Roadmap for Mercury | Mercury | US EPA
Mercury Information for... Businesses Consumers Health Care Providers Parents Schools Progress to Date October 2007 - EPA issued a Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) for elemental mercury in certain motor vehicle switches Summer 2007: - EPA convened a stakeholder panel for managing domestic stocks of commodity-grade mercury On July 5, ...
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Suburban Water Testing Labs: Mercury Fact Sheet
Details: Source: Mercury is a liquid metal found in natural deposits as ores containing other elements. Electrical products such as dry-cell batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, switches, and other control equipment account for 50% of mercury used. Large amounts of mercury are released naturally from the earths crust. ...
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School Health: Mercury in Schools: Environmental Health in Minnesota
Mercury is commonly found in chemistry and other science classrooms, school nurse offices, and in many building items, such as thermostats, electrical switches, and fluorescent bulbs. Some polyurethane-based gymnasium floorings also contain mercury, which may vaporize into the air and reach ...
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