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SAE Standard: Mercury Switch Removal Process
Abstract: SAE Standard for purchase, $60. Mercury capsules have been used in the automotive industry in various switching applications. The basic design and performance characteristics of mercury switches (or capsules) make these components particularly suited to underhood light and trunk light applications. The processes described in this SAE standard deal with the location, removal, storage, and recycling of mercury switches and capsules associated with these underhood and trunk light applications.
Source: Society of Automotive Engineers
Switch the Switch Program
Abstract: The Ecology Center and Clean Car Campaign "Switch the Switch" program targets the recovery of mercury from vehicles currently on the road. The Campaign is presently reaching out to environmental groups, businesses and government agencies alike to help us implement "switch the switch" events across the country. This webpage provides links to switch event media coverage, switch event resources, switch removal and replace instructions, and recycling and retirement options for mercury recycling.
Source: Michigan Ecology Center, Clean Car Campaign