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Guidelines for the Safe Clean-up of Mercury Spilled in the Home [PDF]
Abstract: Contains spill clean up instructions and list of contractors in the NJ area.
Source: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
URL: http://accessdmv.net/health/surv/documents/merchome.pdf

Material Safety Data Sheet
Abstract: Vendor MSDS for elemental mercury.
Source: Mallinckrodt Baker Inc.
URL: http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/M1599.htm

Mercury - Emergency Spill & Release Facts
Abstract: Includes basic definitions, health concerns, routes of exposure, and procedures EPA uses in responding to mercury spills and releases. Discusses ways communities can avoid exposure to mercury.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/cgi-bin/claritgw?op-Display&document=clse
rv:OSWER:1455;&rank=4&template=epa

Mercury Spill Information and Cleanup Guidance [PDF]
Abstract: Detailed information on how to clean up small mercury spills.
Source: Indiana Department of Environmental Management
URL: http://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/files/mercury_spill_info_for_
homes.pdf

Mercury Spills
Abstract: This website discusses health effects, common usages for mercury, spill kits, how to handle spill situations, and alternatives.
Source: University of Washington
URL: http://www.epa.gov/hg/spills/

MI Department of Environmental Quality: Cleaning Up Small Mercury Spills Fact Sheet [PDF]
Abstract: Provides advice and procedures for cleaning up small mercury spills (less than 2 tablespoons). Includes how to assemble your own mercury spill kit.
Source: Michigan DEQ
URL: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdch/WhenMercurySpills_214
576_7.pdf

NH Department of Environmental Services: Cleaning Up Household Spills of Elemental Mercury
Abstract: What to do in case of a mercury spill in the household.
Source: New hamshire Department of Environmental Services
URL: http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/p2au/pps/ms/mrpp
tp/spill.htm

What to Do if a Mercury Spill Occurs
Abstract: Kansas Department of Health and Environment information on cleaning up small spills.
Source: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
URL: http://www.kdheks.gov/mercury/what_to_do.html

 


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Hub Last Updated: 1/8/2013

 

 

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